veraPDF 1.20 released

The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce that veraPDF 1.20 has been released following community testing. veraPDF is an open source, industry-supported PDF/A validator and part of the OPF reference toolset.

veraPDF 1.20 introduces support for PDF/A-4 (ISO 19005-4:2020) including core requirements, Level F (file attachments) and Level E (engineering). It also now supports Java versions from 8 to 16. 

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Our thanks go to all contributors and testers, particularly the Dual Lab development team.

About veraPDF

veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, covering all parts of the PDF/A standards. Originally funded by the PREFORMA project, veraPDF has been sustained and maintained by the Open Preservation Foundation since 2017. Dual Lab provides active user support and carries out maintenance and bug fixes. The PDF Association’s PDF/A Technical Working Group continues in its role resolving ambiguities arising from veraPDF’s usage in the field.

veraPDF is free to download, use and to modify to meet your needs. However, there are ongoing costs to host and maintain it. If you use veraPDF, please consider supporting its development by becoming an OPF member or making a donation.

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