The use of variable data printing is expanding across multiple sectors of the print industry. It is one of the key reasons for adoption of digital printing and can help the print service provider, converter or manufacturer to increase their profitability. This guide will give developers the information they need to ensure that PDF files can be processed (rendered and printed) as quickly as possible without compromising their visual appearance.
This guide is intended to help designers, composition tool operators or software vendors to avoid creating inefficient PDF files.
This document was developed under the auspices of the PDF Association's Print Product Metadata Liaison Working Group (LWG) and the PDF/VT Technical Working Group (TWG).