Tag: VeraPDF

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veraPDF 0.8 now available

Version 0.8 is the latest release of veraPDF conformance checker for PDF/A. It features a re-designed command line interface (CLI) for validation and feature extraction. All interested users are invited to download and test the software from the PREFORMA Open Source Portal and report possible problems, issues or suggestions to the project’s GitHub issue tracker. Your feedback is important, it will contribute to improving the software. Continue reading


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Complete PDF/A-1b coverage now available in the 0.6 release of veraPDF

The veraPDF consortium is pleased to announce that the latest release of the veraPDF PDF/A validation software and test-suite currently under development is now available in the PREFORMA Open Source Portal. Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, the veraPDF consortium is developing the definitive open source, file-format validator for all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). Continue reading


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From the Toolbox: veraPDF webinar

The webinar covers the work the veraPDF consortium have done so far on PREFORMA project. This includes the initial implementation of the PDF/A-1B validation model, the details on the latest 0.4 code release and plans for upcoming releases. We also discuss the integration points and extensibility of the framework to cover additional requirements on PDF documents. Continue reading


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veraPDF consortium issues first public software release

The first public prototype of veraPDF’s validation software has been released. veraPDF is developing the definitive open source, file-format validator for all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The software is designed to meet the needs of memory institutions responsible for preserving digital content for the long term. Continue reading


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PDF Days Europe 2015

Boris Doubrov of Dual Lab, partner of the VeraPDF Consortium will present the paper: ‘veraPDF: building the definitive PDF/A validator’ at PDF Days Europe 2015. The event will offer answers to IT managers, decision-makers,
ECM strategists, developers and PDF experts, and provide suggestions for optimal PDF usage. Continue reading


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Preserving Documents Forever: when is a PDF not a PDF

The Open Preservation Foundation and Digital Preservation Coalition, with support from the European Commission and the PREFORMA project, invite members to a briefing day on preserving PDF at Oxford University on Wednesday 15th July 2015. Carl Wilson will introduce the Vera PDF Project and Consortium. Continue reading


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PASIG 2016 Conference

The next PASIG (Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group) conference, which will be held in Prague in March 2016, represents a great opportunity for organisations setting up preservation repositories to collaborate and work directly with leaders in the field. A veraPDF workshop will be organised in the morning of the first day and the PREFORMA project will be presented on the second day the conference. Continue reading