The PDF Association publishes a variety of documents and other resources to help developers, product managers, and others interested in leveraging PDF to meet their business and organizational objectives.
Most publications listed on pdfa.org are developed through our publications process, and are freely available to members and non-members alike.
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|December 14, 2020|
ISO 32000-2:2020 is the current version of the PDF specification. It was developed by the volunteers of ISO TC 171 SC 2 WG 8.
|August 31, 2018|
With PDF Processing Steps standardization, packaging and pro workflow components may be shared language-independent, vendor-neutral way, including specifications for cutting, varnishing, embossing, adding braille and other post-print operations right in the PDF.
|October 7, 2014|
The accessibility of an electronic document is dependent on the inclusion of a variety of semantic information such as (but not limited to) machine-recoverable text presented in a declared language, logical structure of content, and organization of that content in …
|October 19, 2008|
ISO 24517 defines a file format for the exchange of engineering documents based on the PDF format. It is a multi-part standard with subsequent parts expected to address future workflow and data requirements. PDF/E improves document exchange, collaboration, and print accuracy within …
|August 25, 2005|
The primary purpose of ISO 19005 is to define a file format based on PDF, known as PDF/A, which provides a mechanism for representing electronic documents in a manner that preserves their static visual appearance over time, independent of the …