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SafeDocs Phase 3: Revolutionizing file format specifications, beginning with PDF

DARPA will provide seed funding of $1.3M for research and prototyping centered on reinventing the PDF specification and delivering on the benefits of defining file …

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Why the need to redact implies using PDF

How do you redact content in HTML? The format doesn’t really include that concept. In both principle and practice, committing to a rendering is definitive; final, portable and generic; it’s what the use case demands. Redaction demands PDF.

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Featuring Member News!

We’ve made a significant change to members’ news handling on pdfa.org, and we believe members will appreciate the results! Members’ News posts now appear by default alongside all other posts on the main pdfa.org/news landing page. The red “featured articles” …

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SVG font issues in prepress production – and what that has to do with recent ISO meetings

We recently heard about many prepress production problems related to SVG fonts used in the layouts. In this blogpost, you’ll read what causes these issues, how you can resolve them and what it has to do with our recent ISO …



FLIP2PDF: BENEFITS OF OUR NEWEST CONVERSION TOOL

Datalogics recently brought FLIP2PDF, our newest PDF solution, to market. We’d been hearing for years that folks just like you needed an easy way to convert Microsoft Office files, images, and PostScript files to PDF. We created this new product because …



FLIP2PDF: FREE AND FAST ONLINE DEMO FOR CONVERSION TO PDF

We’re excited to offer a free online demo of our newest conversion tool, FLIP2PDF. This quick and easy demo is streamlined to showcase results without the need to enter information or install the tool. Simply select a document from your local …



PDFTron Receives USD$71 Million Growth Investment Led By Silversmith Capital Partners

Vancouver, British Columbia, May 16, 2019 – PDFTron Systems, a leading provider of document processing tools for software developers, announced today that it has secured a USD$71 million investment led by Silversmith Capital Partners, a Boston-based growth equity firm. PDFTron’s …



Award-Winning PDF Solutions Provider, ActivePDF, Announces the Brand New http://www.ActivePDF.com

ActivePDF Launches New Website Enhancing User Experience with High-Speed Navigation, Google Search Technology, and More.



New features for labels and packaging in latest Harlequin release

Cambridge, UK, 9 May 2019: The latest update to the Harlequin RIP®, Version 12.1, the print engine that drives the industry’s highest performing digital presses, is announced today by developers Global Graphics Software. Harlequin Version 12.1 introduces additional features for …



DocEng 2019 – PDF Association Tutorial

PDF is the most common file format on the Web after HTML, and everyone in the Document Engineering community without exception has to deal with the format in one way or another. Just about everyone is familiar with PDF being …



Powerful coexistence of AFP and PDF

The question of data exchange between print data creators and processors has been answered with PDF for the entire graphic arts industry … wait … there is actually one industry, the customer communication management (that we Germans call “output management”), …