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PDF Business Processes
The PDF format has become firmly established in business processes over the past 15 years. The use of PDF can lead to significant savings in all business processes by simplifying workflow processes and reducing costs thr ...
PDF & PDF/A white papers
You can find valuable knowledge about PDF and PDF/A in our white papers from the series "Understanding PDF". The fact that the white paper on PDF/A is downloaded many thousands of times per month speaks for the quality o ...
PDF 2.0 – next generation
It is rare for industrial products to survive for more than 20 years – especially in the IT industry. Not even the inventors of the PDF could have imagined just how successful their file format would be when they launche ...
PDF ISO standards
Detailed knowledge of PDF/A standards is necessary in order to create and accurately display PDF/A documents. Nevertheless, this knowledge alone is not sufficient in the attempt to optimally configure PDF/A-related proce ...
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PDF/A for digitally-born documents – archiving MS-Office documents, emails and websites
PDF/A, an ISO standard, guarantees that documents can still be read in 10, 50 or even 100 years from now. This format contributes significantly towards avoiding a "Digital Dark Age" and helps to maintain data from the pr ...
PDF/A-4 was published in the fall of 2020 and is therefore the latest part of the PDF/A series of standards. It is based on ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0) and is both an evolution of PDF/A-3, which is based on ISO 32000-2 (PDF1.7 ...
PDF/A-3 meets an important user requirement, namely an option to embed file formats that do not comply with the PDF/A standard. Because this amendment is desirable but controversial, it remains the only change to the PDF ...
In July 2011 the ISO released the PDF/A-2 standard. in anticipation of introducing PDF/A-2, business are asking us two key questions: What are the drivers behind the PDF/A-2 standard? What is different from PDF/A-1 to PD ...