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New large-scale PDF corpus now publicly available

This new corpus – nearly 8 million PDFs totaling about 8 TB – was gathered from across the web in July/August of 2021.



PDF Days Happening Now!

Register now for your last chance this year for two days of immersion in PDF technology expertise and PDF industry networking!

September 8-9, 12-13 and 14, working together PDF Days Europe 2022 Berlin

PDF Days Keynotes Announced!

This year’s keynote addresses at PDF Days will be delivered by PDF Association CTO Peter Wyatt and Boeing’s Kenny Swope.

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Introducing the PDF/UA Processor LWG

The new PDF/UA Processor LWG will work to formalize common understandings on processing PDF/UA-conforming PDF files.

Hotel Reservation and Sightseeing Tips for PDF Days Europe 2022 in Berlin

Visiting the No. 1 PDF event – the PDF Days Europe 2022 – in Berlin? Great! Conference hotel – Novotel Berlin Tiergarten The modern rooms of 4 star hotel Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten make families, private and business guests feel …

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2021 in PDF, and what’s coming in 2022

This summary recalls developments in 2021 and looks forward to PDF Association activities in 2022.

PDF Association Take One 2022

Developments at the PDF Association

The CEO of the PDF Association reflects on the steady expansion of the organization’s mission and the future.

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PDF Days in October 2021

For developers and heavy users of PDF technology the Technical Days and Solution Days sessions that make up PDF Days Online 2021 are a great place to find inspiration and expertise.

PDF Days Online 2021

PDF Association Community Support

This article describes how PDF Association communities work, and how members can establish common understandings, participate on the development of new specifications and more.

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Feature Support index now linked to the Product and Services showcase

We have enhanced the PDF Association’s Feature Support pages to be driven by members’ product and services showcase listings on pdfa.org.


3D PDF at the PDF Association

The PDF Association welcomes new members as we absorb the 3D PDF Consortium’s membership and functions. With two new working groups led by Boeing’s Stuart Galt we will directly connect development of 3D PDF technologies into the PDF Association’s global …

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