Latest security update for webPDF 8

A new update for webPDF 8 is currently available with the revision number 2282. With this security update important core components like OpenJDK (11.0.12+7) and Tomcat (9.0.50) have been updated. This allows you to upgrade all libraries and dependencies used to the latest versions. We strongly recommend our security updates for all customers, as they…




Statistics on the use of webPDF

With webPDF, you have access to a comprehensive record of all operations carried out by the web services. The daily generated data also offers further possibilities for individual statistical evaluations. Recording of data via XML webPDF records all operations of the web services daily and saves them in an XML file as a log on…




PDF – The ideal format for EU Digital COVID Certificates

The European Commission is creating Digital COVID Certificates (also known as „Digital Green Certificates“) to facilitate safe travel within the EU during the COVID 19 pandemic and allow for more freedom. Safe travel with the „green passport“ The German government is writing about the so-called “green passport” (EU Digital COVID Certificate or EUDCC EU Digital…




Passwords and security settings for your PDF documents

webPDF offers the possibility to password protect PDF documents and to set various security settings. What does password protection mean for a PDF document? Depending on the password protection used, the document can no longer be opened or edited without a password. A distinction is made between the main password (owner password) and the user…




PAdES: PDF Advanced Electronic Signature

What is important to know about the PAdES standard? PDF files that are specially adapted for electronic signatures through various restrictions and extensions are called PDF Advanced Electronic Signatures, or PAdES for short. Sometimes it is also referred to as the PAdES standard or the so-called PAdES signature. PAdES: ETSI specification The PAdES technical specification…




Reorganise PDF documents

Page management in PDF With the help of webPDF, PDF documents can be reorganised. webPDF offers the possibility to rotate, sort and remove pages of the PDF document. In addition, the page order can be changed at will by simply moving pages in the document. Via the webPDF web portal, this can be done either…




Matterhorn Protocol 1.1 available

The PDF Association and the UA Technical Working Group have announced that version 1.1 of the Matterhorn protocol is available. This is the 2021 updated version with new error condition and several clarifications. Click here for more info… Version 1.1. is available now and consists of 31 checkpoints covering 136 error conditions. What is the…




PDF/R: Image format of the future

In our article on the new PDF Standards 2020, we already mentioned four new standard parts that will play an increasingly important role in the future. We also mentioned PDF/R-1 as a standard for the optimal storage and data exchange of multi-page raster image documents, i.e. above all scanned documents and photos. New image format…



Case study: Digital approval process

Several employees should be able to read and sign PDF documents This scenario shows how we worked with a client to develop a solution for a digital approval process. It is an individual, customer-specific application. This case shows how various web services from webPDF were used to implement the solutions for the customer. The customer’s…



Security and feature update for webPDF 8

Currently a new update for webPDF 8 is available with the revision number 2255. With this security and feature update also important core components like OpenJDK (11.0.11+9) and Tomcat (9.0.46) have been updated. This allows you to upgrade all libraries and dependencies used to the latest versions. We strongly recommend our security updates for all…