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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.


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, 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.

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The PDF Association, a not-for-profit organization designed to foster universal public standards for PDF technology, today announced the publication of Technical Note 0010, a set of 29 exhaustively researched and peer-reviewed resolutions to a variety of ambiguities in the PDF/A specifications.

veraPDF 1.6 released
June 6, 2017

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Version 1.6 features the ability to check for updated software, among other enhancements and corrections.

Australia adopts the complete set of PDF standards as Australian National Standards.