The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce that veraPDF 1.14 has been released.
veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator, and part of the OPF reference toolset.
This release contains a number of bug fixes and feature requests including the latest resolutions from the Validation Technical Working Group of the PDF Association. All jars and applications have been signed in this release and we have also made significant improvements to the performance of the software.
To report an issue or request a new feature, please use the project’s GitHub issue tracker.
Our thanks go to all the contributors, particularly the Dual Lab Development Team and the OPF Product Board for their ongoing input and feedback.
veraPDF is the first complete open source PDF/A validator, covering all parts of the PDF/A standards. Funding from the PREFORMA project ended in 2017 and veraPDF is now sustained and maintained by the Open Preservation Foundation. Dual Lab provides active user support and carries out maintenance and bug fixes. The PDF Association’s PDF Validation Technical Working Group continues in its role resolving ambiguities arising from veraPDF’s usage in the field, and promoting adoption of PDF/A and veraPDF by developers worldwide.
veraPDF is open source, free to download, to use and to modify. However, it is not free to host, maintain, support or develop. veraPDF is a widely-used digital preservation tool, but currently, only OPF members support veraPDF financially as part of their membership fees. If you use veraPDF, please consider supporting its development by becoming an OPF member or making a donation towards development.
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