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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.

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