Tag: PDF

Simply explained: What is PDF?

PDF is a format for everyone and so it’s high time to give a simple and easy explanation for what PDF is. Simply successful: The Portable Document Format – called PDF for short – was developed and released by Adobe Systems about 20 years ago. This document format has since become an indispensable asset to


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Long-term archiving: a good read about PDF/A

What’s the deal with PDF/A? Originally designated PDF/A-1, this standardized version of the conventional PDF format was established as the international standard ISO 19005-1 in late 2005 and has been available as an ISO standard in its extended versions PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 since July 2011 and October 2012 respectively. Since that time, and for a




Adding audio files and video files

How to use PDF documents with audio and video as multidimensional communications tools PDF files are the ideal exchange format since they can be opened on any platform and they avoid those notorious conversion problems that can occur on devices with different operating systems. But here’s something not many people know: Adding audio and video




ISO 16612-2: PDF/VT for personalized print

Following three years of collaboration among industry leaders, the PDF/VT format was published as the ISO 16612-2 standard in August 2010. This version of PDF is based on the PDF imaging model and is designed specifically for the requirements of variable (V) and transactional (T) data printing workflows. The stated goal of ISO 16612-2 is




PDF/A – legally compliant and secure archiving

In many businesses, document archiving is one of the most sensitive parts of data processing. Electronic documents have to be specially prepared for the archiving process in order to guarantee readability over time. webPDF lets you convert files to the PDF/A format and ensures that documents, image files and other materials can  be faithfully rendered




ZUGFeRD: the new standard for electronic invoices

PDF/A-3 as the preferred ZUGFeRD format The Central User Guidelines of the Electronic Billing Forum of Germany – best known by its acronym ZUGFeRD, which resembles and is pronounced like the German word for a draft horse – describe a new document and file format for the exchange of electronic invoices. The initiators’ goal is




webPDF 5 – customer wishes come true

The new version webPDF 5.0 is available since 01 September 2013. Version 5.0 brings new web services for OCR and HTML processing for the server-based PDF creation. webPDF meanwhile supports many companies in the conversion and processing of PDF documents. As more and more customers expressed their wishes, we adopted their feedback in webPDF 5.0




PDF web services for software developers

webPDF provides all the developers in your organization with a complete range of web services for creating and managing PDF files, along with the option of integrating these services into your own applications. Providing PDF capabilities as web services goes beyond just adding enormous value to your daily business processes. How they can be used




webPDF – small tool, big impact

The server-based webPDF solution not only makes it a lot easier for users to handle and manage an often overwhelming number of files in different formats, but dramatically improves the daily workflows within your company as well. webPDF lets you centrally manage the overall way your organization uses and interacts with PDF documents. This tool