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Export date: Mon Jun 17 17:23:38 2024 / +0000 GMT

veraPDF 1.4 released and available to download

veraPDF-logo-600-300x149We are pleased to announce that the new release of veraPDF is available. veraPDF 1.4 has a new GUI wizard for creating custom policy files. Significant performance optimisations have been made to the greenfield PDF parser.

Other fixes and improvements are documented in the release notes:


Download veraPDF

The greenfield version is available on the PREFORMA Open Source Portal, and is now our default download option:


Help improve veraPDF

Testing and user feedback is key to improving the software. Please download and use the latest release. If you encounter problems, or wish to suggest improvements, please add them to the project's GitHub issue tracker: or contact us through our mailing list:

User guides and documentation can be found at:



Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, the veraPDF consortium is developing the industry-supported 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.

The veraPDF consortium is funded by the PREFORMA project. PREFORMA (PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives) is a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme.