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On July 23, 2018 alone, three distinct announcements of PDF 2.0 support from Adobe, Agfa and OneVision appeared in your correspondent’s inbox. Together with previous such announcements, it’s clear that the PDF industry is embracing PDF 2.0, and has begun to turn its attention to supporting the various new features, enhancements, tweaks and other changes from the previous 1.7 PDF specification.

Adobe celebrates PDF at 25.

The world has changed since 1993. PDF, introduced 25 years ago today, has become the dominant final-form electronic document format on the planet.

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The ISO committee for PDF/A committee could see into the future. 5 years into the future, to be exact.

Clare Dean

The PDF Association is committed to helping members find ways to network, and connect with end-users. As part of our outreach strategy for 2018, we have added Clare Dean to the PDF Association’s staff as the Association’s Outreach Editor. Clare’s plan …

PDF Products and Services 2018

“PDF Products & Services 2018” is now available for download! This volume showcases PDF Association members highlighting the diversity of their offerings.

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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 …

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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 …