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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.



Comments are due on the European Single Electronic Format

The amended Transparency Directive will require public company annual financial reports in an ESEF beginning January 1, 2020.

CVISION Introduces Flexible, PCI-Compliant Redaction Methods in Trapeze for Redaction Solution

Trapeze for Redaction utilizes sophisticated redaction technology to intelligently identify and remove sensitive information from your documents.

veraPDF 0.6 released

The veraPDF consortium has announced the 0.6 release of the veraPDF PDF/A validation software and test-suite. This release features validation of conformance criteria for PDF/A-1b.

PitStop 13 update 1 improves operations for printers in a range of markets

New features in this release were developed to provide users in a wide range of markets, including Sign & Display, Packaging & Label, Digital & Commercial Printing, with new tools to help them address the challenges of daily production.

European Accessibility Act Coming in December 2015

The European Disability Forum reports that European Commissioner Thyssen has confirmed that the European Accessibility Act, under development since 2012, is ready for discussion, and possible approval by the College of Commissioners on 2 December. 2015.

EMailArchiver ready for MS Outlook 2016

The Email Archiver is a FileConverterPro Microsoft Outlook 2010/2013 plug-in that allows to convert directly from MS-Outlook single or multiple selected emails or entire email folders and subfolders with all their e-mail messages to PDF or PDF/A.

pdfToolbox 8.1 improves profile management and introduces support for PDF/X-5n soft proofing

pdfToolbox 8.1 now features soft proofing for multi-channel color and introduces “libraries” offering better organization of profiles.

TWAIN Working Group and PDF Association Announce Partnership

The TWAIN Working Group (TWG) announced its partnership with the PDF Association.

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Apache PDFBox 2.0.0 RC1 released

With the initial discussions having started in 2012, PDFBox 2.0.0 has been in the works for quite some time – and now it is in its final stages! Interested parties are invited to provide feedback on the just released PDFBox …

Firefox dropping plug-in support

Firefox will drop support for plugins based on NPAPI by the end of 2016.