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A video preview of PDF Days Europe 2018 in Berlin, May 14-16!


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Google users wondering how to convert something… usually want to convert to PDF.


PDF/UA and PDF/A overlap

PDF ISO standards fulfill certain requirements and is preferred in different sectors accordingly but they are not mutually exclusive


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Motherboard, which “…travels the world to uncover the tech and science stories that define what’s coming next for this quickly-evolving planet of ours.” has noticed that PDF is everywhere… and may be the world’s “most important” file format. For sh …


Manafort indictment screenshot

Slate magazine reports today that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s recent indictment of Paul J. Manafort and Richard W. Gates reveals that at least part of Manafort’s serious problem stems from his lack of basic knowledge of modern electronic docume …


The 2018 PDF/A Adoption Survey
February 22, 2018

PDF/A adoption

The PDF Asso­ci­a­tion is sur­veying its mem­bers (link requires a login to the members only intranet) on the cur­rent and prospec­tive state of the mar­ket­place for PDF/A solutions. The sur­vey con­sists of 10 multiple-choice ques­tions requir­ing ~1 …


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Earlier in 2017 both the US Library of Congress and NARA joined the PDF Association as Liaison members, an option available to non-profit and governmental organizations interested in contributing to the development and best-practice of PDF technology. …


SD Times features PDF 2.0
December 7, 2017

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SD Times, a leading periodical targeting systems and application developers, has featured PDF in its December 2017 publication. The journalists at SD Times interviewed various members of the PDF technology community, including experts from several PDF …


Duff Johnson and Peter Wyatt

PDF 1.7, the final Adobe edition of the PDF specification, was published in 2006, and converted to an ISO standard in 2008. Since then, Working Group 8 of ISO TC 171 SC 2 has worked for nine years to overhaul the document; correcting errors, improving …


veraPDF 1.10 released
November 30, 2017

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The latest release of veraPDF, the industry-supported, open source PDF/A validator, is now available for download. Version 1.10 is the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s reference toolset. This release has improvemen …