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PDF Days Online 2021
PDF Days Online 2021

PDF Days this year is online-only. Technical Days sessions range from September 27 – October 18 at 1600 and 1700 CEST, Solution Days sessions (most …

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PDF Association technical resources: an overview

PDF is PDF because files produced with one vendor’s software can be read using a different vendor’s software with no loss of fidelity. Interoperability is key to our industry. The PDF Association is a international membership organization dedicated to increasing …



The end of paper, the leveraging of PDF

Writing in Government Computing News, PDF Executive Director Duff Johnson highlights NARA’s recently-published draft strategic plan and its stated objective of eliminating paper as a medium for records by the end of 2022. He points out that PDF is not …



2022: The last year of paper for records-keeping

NARA (The National Archives and Records Administration) is the final depository for the long-term records generated by all other agencies of the U.S. Federal Government. The agency has a key role in preserving the cultural history of the republic as …



PDF/raster: An Overview

Curious about how PDF and PDF/raster are related? Here’s a quick overview from Datalogics CTO and Chairman of the PDF Association, Matt Kuznicki.



PDF Day Washington DC: Registration is now open!

This PDF Association’s end-user educational event is intended for the managers, executives and professionals developing institutional strategies for managing electronic documents. The proper and best use of electronic documents is an increasingly important subject, especially in the light of NARA’s …



ActivePDF Releases DocSight™ OCR 2017 R2.0

ActivePDF announced major enhancements to their DocSight OCR product. This update to ActivePDF’s premier optical character recognition (OCR) tool, provides organizations expanded ability to convert files into searchable and editable text PDF with ease, speed and accuracy.



National Archives tilts towards a paperless (and PDF) future

For NARA and (in principle) for all US Federal agencies, paper is officially going obsolete (for records-keeping) in 2022.

NARA headquarters in Washington, DC


Summer Release of Java PDF Library with Optimizer Audit, PadES Signatures, Page Resize

v2017R1 summer release of Qoppa’s Java PDF library suite adds improvements to PDF manipulation, PDF optimizer, electronic signatures and preflight features. Qoppa’s advanced Java PDF optimizer library reduces significantly the file size of PDF documents by removing unused objects, compressing …



National Archives and Library of Congress Join the PDF Association; National Archives to host PDF Day in 2018

Federal agencies will advocate for cultural heritage communities in a vendor-neutral environment Berlin, Germany. The National Archives and the Library of Congress have announced that they have joined the PDF Association as Partner Organizations of the non-profit organization which promotes …



Qoppa Summer Release of Java PDF Component adds 4k Support, Annotation Unicode & Page Labels

This summer release of Qoppa’s Java PDF Component suite (v2017R1) adds 4k high resolution display support and tons of improvements to the PDF annotation feature. Qoppa’s PDF components user interface was revised to automatically scale depending on the user screen …