Tag: archival

PDF Standards

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Years ago (and years!) when we used to talk about PDF as being the most prominent document format, we’d always have to add a quick, under-the-breath, ‘de-facto standard’. But when it came to being 100 percent assured that it would be around in years to come, it’s always been a case of biting our collective lips and hoping for the best. What we would do if Adobe pulled the plug? Over the past two years, though, it’s been nothing but standards, standards, standards when it comes to PDF. In fact, there are so many that it’s easy to lose track. In this feature article, Planet PDF Editor Karl De Abrew helps to de-mystify the ever-increasing range of PDF-based standards.

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callas software develops module for LuraTech’s document conversion platform

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LuraTech has announced that callas software GmbH is the first third-party developer to create a module for LuraTech’s DocYard platform. The callas pdfaPilot 2 module enables users to seamlessly integrate the ability to convert digital file formats into PDF/A into the workflows created with DocYard, a flexible software platform that enables organizations to build their own production-level document conversion and capture environments.

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This week in PDF: Free eSeminar on building cost-effective GIS workflows with Acrobat

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This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF creation and editing application, a PDF/A validation and correction tool, and a developer library for converting PDF content into MS Office formats. The last seven days have also seen the announcement of a seminar on combining Acrobat 9 with professional desktop GIS software and a PDF-based email archiving tool for Lotus Notes.

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Global Graphics announces gDoc Fusion launch

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Global Graphics has announced the rollout of gDoc Fusion, an eDocument builder application designed for creating, reviewing, editing, sharing and archiving PDF and XPS documents.

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ABBYY PDF Transformer 3.0 released

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ABBYY has announced the release of its ABBYY PDF Transformer 3.0, the latest version of its PDF conversion and creation application.

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PDF/A conference to be held from June 18-19 in Berlin

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The PDF/A conference is only seven weeks away, officially running from June 18-19 in Berlin. The conference is organized by the PDF/A Competence Center at the Kosmos in Berlin, and will feature the world’s experts on PDF/A.

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callas software pdfaPilot garners top score in Bavaria Report

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Germany-based callas software received the lead score among seven tested PDF/A validation tools in a comparative study by PDF expert Thomas Merz, CEO of PDFlib GmBH.

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This week in PDF: PDF validation and repair

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This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF/A validation tool and a PDF repair application, while another vendor has released an optional PDF/A-related component. Staying in the same themes of quality assurance and compliance, a standards body has released a new suite for testing PDF workflows.

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PDF/A Update: Exclusive interview with Dr. Hans Bärfuss, CEO, PDF Tools AG

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At Planet PDF, one of our goals is to always update our readers on all the latest and greatest affecting the PDF arena and its users. So we thought it might be good to get an exclusive interview about developments in the PDF/A standard for long-term archival with Dr. Hans Bärfuss, CEO, PDF Tools AG. Planet PDF’s Nettie Hartsock reports.

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