veraPDF 1.22 released

This release is made up of enhancements, technical maintenance and bug fixes: The command line application can now produce JSON and HTML reports. The user can now specify a custom location for the configuration directory. Allow the user fine-grained control of warnings verbosity and visibility. Improvements to some error messages with additional context reporting. Support […]

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 […]

veraPDF 1.12 release from the Open Preservation Foundation (OPF)

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, and a component of the Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) reference toolset. veraPDF 1.12 features multi-threaded support and parallelization in the command line interface, significantly improving performance. A number of other fixes and improvements have been made to the […]

veraPDF 1.10 released on International Digital Preservation Day

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. veraPDF is an open source PDF/A validator, and version 1.10 marks the first release of veraPDF as part of the Open Preservation Foundation’s (OPF) reference toolset. This release has improved optimisation for the creation and cleanup of temporary files and parsing of text-related data in […]

veraPDF 1.8 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. This release includes new PDF information in the features report and automatic configuration of the features extractor when applying custom policy profiles. There are also a number of low level PDF fixes and improvements which are documented in the latest release notes: This is […]

veraPDF 1.6 released

The latest release of veraPDF is available to download. The validation logic and test corpus of veraPDF 1.6 have been updated to comply with the resolutions of the PDF Association’s PDF Validation Technical Working Group (TWG). The TWG brings together PDF technology experts to analyse PDF validation issues in a transparent way. It also connects […]

veraPDF 1.4 released

We are pleased to announce that the new release of veraPDF is available. veraPDF 1.4 has a new GUI wizard for creating custom policy files. Significant performance optimisations have been made to the greenfield PDF parser. Other fixes and improvements are documented in the release notes: Download veraPDF The greenfield version is available here, […]

veraPDF 1.2 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available. This release is the first of the PREFORMA testing phase.The release is focused on bug fixing and improvements of the test infrastructure: Conformance checker fixed cache issues in parsing embedded CMaps fixed multiple issues with validation of font subsets fixed delimiter handling in parsing content streams ignore […]

veraPDF 1.0 released

The veraPDF consortium today announced the release of veraPDF 1.0, an open-source industry-supported PDF/A validator. Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, veraPDF validates all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The software is available under a MPLv2+/GLPv3+ license. Carl Wilson, Technical Lead, Open Preservation Foundation said: “Identifying a file’s […]

veraPDF 0.28 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. This is the final version before our version 1.0 release on January 9th 2017 making it an effective release candidate. New features include the schematron based policy checker and a fully functional greenfield implementation. For the upcoming version 1.0 we’ll be: performing software fixes in […]