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Does PDF 2.0 have any effect on PDF/A?

callas software explains in his recent blog, what extent the changes to PDF 2.0 are significant for PDF/A.
About the author: Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop prepress production in a reproduction house. He became involved in … Read more

PDF 2.0 (ISO 32000-2) has been available as a new standard since August 2017. The result of almost ten years of work by about 30 experts from all over the world is the first PDF specification that has been completely developed within the ISO. Important sections, for example digital signatures, metadata and tagged PDF, have been completely revised.

From an archive perspective, the question now arises as to what extent the changes to PDF 2.0 are significant for PDF/A. The short answer: None of the changes will fundamentally transform PDF/A. Let's take a look at some possibly relevant innovations in detail: https://www.callassoftware.com/de/blog/does-pdf-2-0-have-any-effect-on-pdf-a

callas software finds simple ways to handle complex PDF challenges. As a technology innovator, callas software develops and markets PDF technology for publishing, print production, document exchange and document archiving. callas software helps agencies, publishing companies and printers to meet the challenges they face by providing software to preflight, correct…

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