Planet Earth with the light of cities illuminating Europe and the Middle East.
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.



May 2-5 2023: the first-ever PDF Week

PDF’s technical community will gather for its first-ever PDF Week during the first week of May in Paris. The conference features in-person meetings of industry working groups alongside the ISO committees managing standardization efforts.

PDF Week Paris 2023 logo

Announcing the Aligning PDF/A and PDF/X LWG

The PDF Association has volunteered to host a new Liaison Working Group (LWG) to bring together experts from both PDF/X and PDF/A communities.

PDF Week Paris 2023: Registration closes April 17!

All remaining seats at PDF Week are reserved for ISO WG attendees and PDF Association members.

Register by April 17 for PDF Week Paris 2023

PDF Week Paris 2023 – register now!

Join your PDF industry colleagues to learn and share while advancing PDF technology for all stakeholders.

PDF Week Paris 2023

Announcing the first PDF Week, May 2-5 2023

A new type of PDF Association event, PDF Week is the ideal way to get to know the experts developing and advancing PDF technology.

PDF Week Paris 2023 logo

Home of the worldwide PDF technical community

In 2023 the PDF Association will focus on technical community while the final phase of the SafeDocs program offers an opportunity to shape the future.

Presentations on pdfa.org

Our all-new presentation archive now includes recordings from PDF Days Europe 2022!

PDF Days Europe 2022 screenshot.

Impressions of PDF Days Europe 2022

Impressions of the PDF Days Europe 2022 in September in Berlin at the Novotel Tiergarten. Images of several keynotes, sessions, the participants and the evening event.

Welcome to PDF Days

A new Board of Directors for 2022-2024

Following PDF Days Europe, the PDF Association’s annual All-Member Meeting met in Berlin on September 13, 2022 to hear the financial report for 2021 and to elect a new Board of Directors for 2022-2024. The new nine-member Board is chaired …

Board of Directors

PDF Days: education and shared experience

PDF Days Europe 2022 was a great success, with the overwhelming majority of attendees reporting a high degree of satisfaction.

PDF Days plenary session.