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PDF & PDF/A components & solutions for developer

The product range supports the entire PDF and PDF/A document process – from the initial stage as a scanned or born-digital document, all the way through to digital signatures and long-term archiving as PDF/A folder in accordance with legal requirements.

Test our programming components and solutions for generating, processing, displaying and archiving PDF and PDF/A files.

For detailed information visit our product and knowledge sites. 


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Digital signatures in PDF/A

Handling embedded and non-embedded fonts in PDF & PDF/A documents

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NEW: Digital signatures from the cloud – basics and applications

The 3‑Heights™ Scan to PDF Server – basics and applications

3‑Heights™ Document Converter – basics and applications

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3‑Heights™ and Classic PDF Tools version 4.40

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