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Allied Printing (U.S.): Higher quality and barrier-free documents in production printing through automated document checking and conversion

Allied Printing’s digital print needed to accept pre-formatted documents in addition to those that come into the shop as raw data. The company decided to eliminate format restrictions and add new revenue streams to its services portfolio, by investing in …

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callas software releases pdfChip app for Enfocus Switch

Berlin. callas software has announced that it has released an pdfChip app for Enfocus Switch, which is available on the Enfocus Appstore now. pdfChip is a command-line application for the creation of high-quality PDF from HTML, taking full advantage of …

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PDF/A “for dummies”

This post provides users with a quick overview of PDF/A explaining what it is, why it should be used, what is important about it and how to create PDF/A files.

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Quality assurance of PDF/A files? Let’s ask Beuth Verlag!

Beuth Verlag uses callas pdfaPilot and callas pdfToolbox, which validate PDF/A files and correct them as far as possible.

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Why PDF matters to Information Governance

This Global Information Governance Day it’s time to focus on how better PDF = better IG. #GIGD

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veraPDF now supports PDF/A-4

The latest veraPDF adds support for PDF/A-4, the archival subset specification for PDF 2.0.

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callas software releases pdfaPilot 11

callas software today released a major update for its pdfaPilot product line which builds on various new improvements.

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FineReader PDF 15 Latest Updates with Release 9: create, convert, and compare documents directly from Microsoft® Office application

Release 9 of FineReader PDF 15 unveils integration with Microsoft® Office. Most popular functions are now easily accessible via a tab on the apps’ toolbars for creating PDFs conveniently from documents in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, and from emails or …

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Are you leaving document archiving to chance?

Dietrich von Seggern from callas software explains why companies should not leave the generation of PDF/A to their staff, but should prefer a centralized solution.



Large Scale Testing and Analysis of PDF to PDF/A Conversion

We’ve been running our PDF/A conversion tools across some large corpora, created by the Open Preservation Foundation, consisting of 15,083 PDF documents. Here’s what we’ve learned in the process.

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