Make a note of PDF Days Europe 2021!

Now more than ever, the PDF format is an important building block for digital work processes, communication and data management in companies. PDF is simply one of the most important foundations for this. The annual PDF Days are a good opportunity to find out about the variety of PDF applications and solutions and to get…




The father of the PDF: Charles Geschke has died

His ideas played a decisive role in shaping digitalisation as we know it today. He was known as a visionary and inventor of the digital world. Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe, has now passed away in April 2021 at the age of 81. Not everyone knows the name of Charles Geschke, who was also known…


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The new PDF standards 2020

In 2017, the PDF 2.0 standard was published, which has now been introduced in 2020 with some corrections in a new, second revision. This is ISO 32000-2:2020 as a supplement to PDF 2.0. What do you need to know about the new PDF standards and what impact does the revision have on the standard parts?…




Revision of PDF 2.0 – All about PDF/A-4

For 25 years now, the platform-independent file format PDF (Portable Document Format) has been used and regularly adapted and revised. It is precisely the challenges of recent times that have meant that many companies have had to deal intensively with digital work processes. The PDF file format is used in many ways. For example, when…




Creating a PDF portfolio

The PDF portfolio offers the possibility to put together documents in different formats in a kind of collection folder. What is a PDF portfolio? The PDF portfolio can be seen as the equivalent of a zip file. In such a portfolio, PDF documents and other file formats can be combined in a collective container. The…




New: Status page with server load

With the latest update of webPDF 8 we provide you with a new feature for the web portal.  As an extension of the dashboard in the administration area, you will now find a display of the server load in the backend. This gives you the possibility to check the load of the server and the…




Security and feature update for webPDF 8

A security and feature update for webPDF 8 is currently available with the revision number 2229. The important core components OpenJDK (11.0.10) and Tomcat (9.0.41) have also been updated. This allows you to upgrade all used libraries and dependencies to the latest versions. We recommend our security updates for all customers, as they are essential…





Redact PDF content and sanitize PDF

In some situations, it may be necessary to redact parts of a PDF document containing confidential data before sharing it. These passages can be marked in the PDF and then blacked out. This makes confidential texts or images in the PDF invisible. Blackening PDF Content The blackening function is often called redact. With this PDF…




Our resources for developers

Due to the extensive functions based on REST and SOAP web services, webPDF in particular provides developers with a comprehensive toolbox for PDF documents. Not only administrators and users of a company benefit from the use of webPDF but also software developers. But often the use of such a strong and complex solution is connected…