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The Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) is a new initiative to promote awareness and development of technologies that contribute to broad-based accessibility in electronic content. This organization has recently posted a matrix of PDF viewers …


Adobe Document Cloud

The November 2017 updates for Acrobat DC, now available from Adobe, include some significant news for those who pay attention to ISO standards-adoption. This release, 18.xx for those on the “Continuous” track, includes the following, among other improv …


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Writing in Government Computing News, PDF Executive Director Duff Johnson highlights NARA’s recently-published draft strategic plan and its stated objective of eliminating paper as a medium for records by the end of 2022. He points out that PDF is not …


PDF Day Washington DC logo

This PDF Association’s end-user educational event is intended for the managers, executives and professionals developing institutional strategies for managing electronic documents. The proper and best use of electronic documents is an increasingly impor …


US National Archives building

For NARA and (in principle) for all US Federal agencies, paper is officially going obsolete (for records-keeping) in 2022.


NARA & PDF

Federal agencies will advocate for cultural heritage communities in a vendor-neutral environment Berlin, Germany. The National Archives and the Library of Congress have announced that they have joined the PDF Association as Partner Organizations of the …


PDF/raster

PDF/raster, a strict subset of the PDF format, was designed for storing, transporting and exchanging multi-page raster-image documents, especially scanned documents. PDF/raster provides the portability of PDF while offering the core functionality and support of TIFF.


veraPDF 1.8 ships
August 9, 2017

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The latest release of veraPDF, the industry-supported PDF/A validator, is now available for download.


PDF 2.0

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced the publication of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0), the latest version of the PDF specification.


3D PDF Consortium

Replacing AIIM at the US TAG Administrator and secretary for ISO TC 171 SC 2, the 3D PDF Consortium, a PDF Association Partner Organization, recently announced that the organization has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developer.