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We’ve done PDF Day events and technical conferences across Europe, in the US, in Australia, and elsewhere. This Electronic Document Conference is the first PDF Association event that’s open to all technologies pertaining to documents. It’s about explor …

PDF Association logo 2019

2006: The PDF/A Competence Center A new year brings new things, and 2019 is no exception! The “four red blocks” logo was first created for the PDF/A Competence Center in 2006. When that organization became the PDF Association in 2011, the design was ad …

PDF Day France will be the first French-speaking event of the PDF Association, organised by our member ORPALIS. It will take place in Toulouse which is the home ground of Airbus and we are very happy that Airbus will present a case study around its usage of PDF in their document management environment!

Support for PDF features and subsets

A pink lemon-slice among yellow slices.Interoperability is key to PDF’s value-proposition. And yet, PDF is a vast and complex format; perhaps no single product supports 100% of PDF.

Many features and PDF subsets are designed for use in vertical marketplaces such as high-end and transactional printing, engineering, archival and more.

As the meeting-place of the PDF industry, the PDF Association’s role, in part, is to promote members’ support for ISO-standardized PDF technology.

The following pages list members who make a specific point of their support for standardized PDF specifications in their products and services.

ISO 32000-2:2017 (PDF 2.0)

ISO 14289-1:2014 (PDF/UA) and related PDF/UA compliance services