PDF Validator

All features and tool possibilities at a glance

.NET Core

Short facts


  • ISO 32000-1 (PDF 1.7)

  • ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0)

  • ISO 19005-1 (PDF/A-1)

  • ISO 19005-2 (PDF/A-2)

  • ISO 19005-3 (PDF/A-3)

  • Quality assurance: veraPDF test corpus and Isartor test suite

Supported formats

  • PDF 1.3 to 1.7

  • PDF 2.0

  • PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b

  • PDF/A-2a, PDF/A-2b, PDF/A-2u

  • PDF/A-3a, PDF/A-3b, PDF/A-3u


  • Validate PDF documents on the basis of various PDF specifications: PDF1.x, PDF 2.0, PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2, PDF/A-3

  • PDF conformance dependent lexical, syntactic, and semantic checks

  • Detailed or summarized reporting (log file)

  • Detailed error description: number, type, description, PDF object, page number

  • Classification by error, warning and information

  • Optional cancellation of validation on occurrence of the first error

  • Read encrypted PDF files

  • Determine claimed conformance of document

  • Validate conformance with corporate directives defined in custom profile

  • Read input document from file, memory, or stream