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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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How PDF contributes to greater sustainability

Thomas Zellmann, evangelist from the PDF Association, explains why PDF is not only “digital paper” but also one of the greenest office technologies around.

Green PDF


PDF: The document format for everything

The ISO-standardized PDF format and subset formats facilitate digital document solutions for today and tomorrow.

Animals in a boat.


Packaging email archives using PDF

EA-PDF establishes high-level requirements for using PDF technology to package email for long-term preservation.

Server


PDF redaction – AstraZeneca EU contracts – s**t happens

As the AstraZeneca vaccine contract debacle makes clear, redacting PDF involves more than just the page; other objects have to be checked as well.

Example of the AstraZeneca contract redaction


Digitizing permanent records: the case for PDF/A-4

PDF/A-4 is essential to losslessly archiving PDF files that use current-generation PDF 2.0 technology… even including scanned documents. From modern Unicode support to interoperability with other specifications PDF/A-4 is the only way to archive PDF files conforming to PDF 2.0.

The National Archives, PDF/A-4


Process Automation in Customer Communication: More Flexibility Through API

How do companies stay agile enough in their document and output management to meet increasing customer expectations for speed and quality?



2020: the year in PDF

27 years after Adobe shipped the first PDF viewer the portable document format has replaced paper as the final format document media of choice. For many organizations 2020 – the year of COVID-19 – has become an “acid test” for …

2020 document icon


Stressful PDF corpus grows!

The original PDF Issue Tracker corpus generated a lot of interest from the PDF technical community; now version 2 of the “Issue Tracker” corpus of stressful PDF has landed just 2 months later!

Some of these files are the devil's work!


Hunter Biden’s “email” and the potential for deepfakes with PDF

Introduction Akin to our earlier series on the Mueller Report PDF, this article provides cultural framing and technical background for considering the evidence provided to-date by the New York Post regarding Hunter Biden’s alleged email from Ukraine. Some journalists are …

Screen-shot from Biden PDF.


PDF and Digital Signatures

The history of integration of digital signatures in PDF together with the underlying public standards like PAdES, CAdES and XAdES is described. The problematic extensions for workflow support are also addressed. The PDF Digital Signatures TWG has been established by …