Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/E

In 2008, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) purchased the PDF format and opened up the standard, freeing it from its proprietary state. With this acquisition, new PDF standards were introduced as well. These standards became staples for all PDFs created in the future.

In total, ISO created three standards for the PDF format: PDF/A, PDF/X, and PDF/E. This article will have a closer look at the latter.  Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/E

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

The PDF format was improved greatly after the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) purchased it in 2008. As the name suggests, this acquisition also came with some PDF standards that were put in place by ISO for PDF documents created in the future.

Such standards ensure that PDF documents can be opened in all PDF software that also follows the standard. Furthermore, three standard-subsets for PDF were established. The last article had a look at PDF/A, today, we check out PDF/XContinue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

With its release as an open standard in 2008, the PDF format received a special treatment. Now, it is owned by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Thus, the PDF format has to follow certain standards that ensure that everyone can open and view PDF files.

In addition to the ISO standard, three different subsets of standards for PDFs were created and every PDF must adhere to one of these standards. Today, we’ll have a look at one of them: PDF/A  Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

Different PDF Passwords

PDF is an amazing document format, especially when it comes to file-safety. By now, you surely know, that you can easily protect your own PDF files with a password quite easily.

Check out our handy tutorial on how to password-protect a PDF.

What you might not be aware of, is that there are different kinds of PDF passwords. This is what we will have a look at today.  Continue reading Different PDF Passwords

How Banks & Other Businesses Benefit From Switching To PDF

The work of many businesses – like banks and financial institutions, but also companies in other fields – is very paper-heavy. Files, transactions, user and client data, many of such records spend their lifetime as paper documents, stacked away in folders, filling shelves and archives.

It is common for many businesses to keep their records over several years before they can safely get rid of them. Thus, the number of documents and unused papers in an archive grow continuously.

This article will present a simple method how this amount of paper and the associated costs can be eliminated or at least reduced: by switching to PDFContinue reading How Banks & Other Businesses Benefit From Switching To PDF

6 Benefits Of Using PDF For Business

PDF, the acronym of Portable Document Format was developed almost three decades ago. Sharing documents between different computers and OS was quite difficult back then and PDF was engineered to make that easier by maintaining a fixed format while sharing.

Since then, the PDF has grown into one of the most widely used and accepted document formats in the world. They have become very important for most people especially the businessmen. Some businesses still don’t know the usefulness of PDF format files for their business and this article is targeted at them.  Continue reading 6 Benefits Of Using PDF For Business

Which Image Format Is Best For PDF?

PDF is truly a great format, especially since it retains its formatting. This is not only true for tables and graphs, headlines and the embedded fonts. It’s also true for images. An image contained in a PDF document will always look the same. And yet, there are so many different image formats to choose from.

Likewise, with PDF converters like PDF2Go, you can easily convert your PDF document into an image, for example to JPG. This raises quite some questions, though.

Which one is the best image format to use in a PDF? To which image format should you convert your PDF into? Let us find out.  Continue reading Which Image Format Is Best For PDF?

How Your IT Department Can Benefit From One PDF Solution

PDF is a handy and common document format for all kinds of purposes. Personal and private matters can be facilitated and better organized by using PDF. Students and scholars already know of the benefits of PDF documents as well.

What we want to look at today in particular, however, is a way how PDF can help companies and business. More specifically, how the IT department of smaller and bigger companies benefits from using PDF documents and one PDF solution like PDF2GoContinue reading How Your IT Department Can Benefit From One PDF Solution

PDF 2.0 – All You Need To Know

In July 2017, a new version of PDF was introduced: PDF 2.0 .

Now that it is here and quite established, it’s time to look at what PDF 2.0 is all about, what changes form the previous versions and what this means for you as a user.

Of course, PDF2Go is working on implementing the support of PDF document using the new PDF 2.0 standard! Continue reading PDF 2.0 – All You Need To Know