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.
The latest release of veraPDF, the industry-supported PDF/A validator, is now available for download.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced the publication of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0), the latest version of the PDF specification.
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.
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.
Version 1.6 features the ability to check for updated software, among other enhancements and corrections.
It is now proven that the contents of a PDF hashed with SHA-1 can be changed without invalidating the signature, with significant consequences for older software implementations.
The veraPDF consortium has completed PREFORMA’s prototyping phase, and has been awarded the contract for the final six month testing phase.