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Home of the worldwide PDF technical community

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Delivering a vendor-neutral platform for developing open specifications and standards for PDF technology.

Our vision

Driving the world’s digital document format into the 21st century and beyond.


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Announcing the first PDF Week, May 2-5 2023

A new type of PDF Association event, PDF Week is the ideal way to get to know the experts developing and advancing PDF technology.

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Home of the worldwide PDF technical community

Mission statement

To provide a vendor-neutral platform for the developers, users and other stakeholders of open specifications and standards for PDF technology and digital document technologies.

Vision statement

To facilitate common understanding and interoperability between developers using PDF’s specifications and standards.


FEATURED NEWS

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Announcing the first PDF Week, May 2-5 2023

A new type of PDF Association event, PDF Week is the ideal way to get to know the experts developing and advancing PDF technology.

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Article Peter Wyatt
January 30, 2023

Adobe engineers have formally added support for Unicode 15 to the CMap resources for both Adobe-Japan1-7 and Adobe-KR-9 in the …

Case study Paula Halpin
January 25, 2023

By implementing Mako Core(TM) into Scrivener, the team at Literature & Latte fixed an ongoing problem of exporting to PDF/X-1a …

Article Peter Wyatt
January 24, 2023

How ISO 19445 might be used with PDF 2.0 and related technology updates relevant to the graphic arts industry.

Article Peter Wyatt
January 17, 2023

CTO Peter Wyatt summarizes key takeaways from the first two years of the PDF specification’s public errata process.

Article Peter Wyatt
January 6, 2023

ISO TC 171 SC 2 is publishing new extensions and clarifications to PDF 2.0 in support of advanced cryptography.

In 2023 the PDF Association will focus on technical community while the final phase of the SafeDocs program offers an …

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