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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.



Introducing the PDF Forms TWG

The PDF Association’s new PDF Forms Technical Working Group (TWG) is advancing PDF Forms technologies through the introduction of new declarative models with integrated semantics.

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OctoberPDFest is now! Sign up today!

Starting October 5, the PDF Association’s free webinar series celebrates the diversity of PDF technology capabilities and solutions with a wide range of educational presentations. From the latest in PDF standards development to insights on accessibility, conversion, 3D, digital signatures, …

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Update to PDF/UA Reference Suite

The PDF Association’s PDF/UA Technical Working Group (PDF/UA TWG) has published a new PDF/UA Reference Suite, an update to the 2014 edition. The new PDF/UA Reference Suite 1.1 contains a set of 10 PDF documents, conforming to PDF/UA-1 and adhere …


Introducing the PDF Reuse Technical Working Group

The PDF Reuse TWG is facilitating the reuse of document content and semantics on a diverse set of devices and in a broad range of applications. This work also facilitates the accessibility of the PDF document.

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OctoberPDFest ONLINE – Registration is Open!

This free educational webinar series celebrates PDF technology capabilities and solutions. OctoberPDFest highlights the latest developments, visions of the future and many other subjects. Check out the agenda to learn more!

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OctoberPDFest Preliminary Agenda

The PDF Association is assembling dozens of the world’s leading experts on PDF technology for a free educational webinar series celebrating the diversity of PDF technology capabilities and solutions. This October, join us as we discuss the latest standards, best …

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Announcing the Accessibility Service Bureau Working Group

This WG identifies and addresses the interests of service bureau operators working on PDF accessibility, providing a vendor-neutral place to discuss matters of mutual interest.

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ISO Liaison Update for July, 2020

This article provides information about virtual ISO meetings during which PDF proper, PDF/A, PDF/X and PDF/VT were discussed. ISO committees are TC 171 and TC 130, the meetings took place between June 15 and 18, 2020. A public status page …

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New features for PDF Association members!

Members should review this post carefully, as these changes affect your current access to PDF Association features including working group listservs. As mentioned earlier this year, the PDF Association is now administering ISO TC 171 SC 2. In connection with …

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A new CEO and Board of Directors

The PDF Association is deepening its commitment to ISO standards development while driving research into enhancing the format and its applications and increasing support for our members’ marketing needs.

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