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PDF in the work-from-home (WFH) world of COVID-19

Ailing economies around the world need every advantage in these difficult times. On the other side of today’s crisis a new WFH/SFH paradigm may influence …

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Mobile Magazines

More and more, magazines are available on tablets or other mobile platforms. The subscriber uses the respective app to view the magazine pages, but in many cases the internal format is actually PDF. In this article, we want to have …

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Slim PDF Reader 2 is Here — Experience New Ways to View PDF

Meet Slim PDF Reader 2. The updated free PDF reader brings streamlined, effective, and smooth PDF viewing experience on Windows, Mac, and Linux.



Updated draft PDF 2.0 standard publicly available

Now available from ISO: the Draft International Standard (DIS) version of the latest ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0) standard is ready for download. Notable changes include support for Reiwa, the new Japanese era, and additional clarifications and corrections.

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With deep regret: PDF Days Europe 2020 cancelled

As much as we were looking forward to PDF Days Europe 2020, including celebrating with our colleagues and friends, the coronavirus and related dynamics affecting both speakers and attendees has led us to conclude that the event is no longer …

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Library of Congress blog post: PDF is here to stay

The Signal, a Library of Congress blog, has a new post about archiving with our favorite format by the Library of Congress’ Kate Murray, the PDF Association’s Duff Johnson, and Kevin De Vorsey of the National Archives and Records Administration. …

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New release of iText DITO v. 1.3

We are excited to announce the general availability of iText DITO v. 1.3. This latest release of iText’s low-code PDF generator contains several new features and optimizations of existing capabilities, all targeted towards the realization of iText’s mission to provide …



PDFTron Acquires BCL Technologies

PDFTron’s acquisition of BCL strengthens its market-leading position with enhanced document conversion capabilities.



20th Birthday Release: iText 7.1.10

14th February 2020… It’s a date which has been carved in the minds of our developers here at iText for several months now. And it’s not because it’s a day we want to spend with our loved ones at home. …



The future of past email is PDF

Archives, libraries, and other memory institutions have experimented with PDF for archiving email, but have not widely implemented them as production services. As a result, many organizations are simply storing format specific email archives as unprocessed holdings. For this group, …

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Adobe’s Standards Support Endowment 2020

The Standards Support Endowment allows the PDF Association to increase support for standards development, including a new PDF subset specification targeting repurposing of PDF content.

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