Convert e-mails to PDF

In order to implement permanent and legally compliant e-mail archiving, it is essential for every company to develop a well thought-out concept that defines the data format in which the e-mails are stored in the company. This requires that all e-mails are uniformly converted from Outlook (MSG) or MIME (EML) format to an archive format…




Important security update for webPDF 8

Currently a security update for webPDF 8 is available with the revision number 2176. The important core components OpenJDK (11.0.8+10) and Tomcat (9.0.37) as well as the additional tools such as Chromium (84.0.4147) or the PDF/A converter (6.9.0.3) have been updated. With these updates you get additional new functions with the possibility to convert even…




Long-term archiving in PDF format

Due to the important storage obligations and legal requirements in Germany, it is imperative for companies to deal with well-organized long-term archiving. The corresponding legal requirements stipulate audit-proof storage in a long-term archive, which enables the stored data to be retrieved and read at any time, even over long periods of time. In the course…




Quality of text recognition in OCR webservice improved

Also existing functions, like the recognition of text (OCR) in PDF documents or graphics will be improved with the latest update of webPDF (Revision No. 2159). We now offer the possibility to prepare (optimize) your document before recognition in order to optimize the result. By applying various graphic operations to the source document (graphic or…




Blacken confidential content

Sometimes it is necessary to check documents for confidential content or private information and then remove them. This can be text or images that are visible in a PDF file and should be removed. This procedure is called “blackening of content“. The webPDF update (Revision No. 2159) introduces the new function “Blackening” which can do…




Improved usability of the webPDF portal

With our current interim update to revision number 2159 we have optimized the handling and navigation of the portal, so that you have an even better overview of the documents to be processed. In addition, the new “full screen” mode has been integrated, which allows documents to be displayed full screen. In the following we…




Support of the WebP format

WebP is a graphics format developed by Google based on the VP8 video codec for lossy or lossless compressed static or animated images. The main purpose of the WebP format is to reduce images on the Internet to the smallest possible file size. Images and graphics in WebP format are about 30% smaller than JPG…




Support of the HEIC/HEIF format

The HEIF (High Efficiency Image File) or HEIC (High Efficiency Image Container) format is a standard developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group for storing and using images and image sequences. One of the great advantages of this format is the comparatively small amount of storage space required. With the same quality, images in HEIF…




Electronic invoice in ZUGFeRD format

For electronic invoices, the so-called ZUGFeRD format has established itself in many industries. This standard offers a unification of processing as well as an automatable effective process for companies, customers and tax consultants. ZUGFeRD 2.0 fully complies with the European standard 16931 and can therefore be received and processed by all European administrations in accordance…




German CIUS XRechnung – What you should know

What is XRechnung used for? With the EU Directive 2014/55/EU from 2014, public clients in Europe are obliged to be able to receive and process invoices electronically no later than 30 months after publication of the standard. In this context, the European Commission issued a mandate to develop a corresponding standard, which was published in…