PDF is a versatile document file. Thanks to their fixed format, PDFs always look the same, no matter on which device you open them. On a computer, phone, in an e-book reader, and on any tablet: PDFs look exactly as they should.
This includes any kind of image, graphics or table inside the PDF. But wait, there is more! Rich and interactive media can also be embedded in a PDF. Yes, this means you can insert videos and music files in your PDF too!
Read more to find out how to insert your own audio files or videos in PDF documents. Continue reading How To Insert Music & Videos In PDF Documents
If you know at least a bit about the PDF document format, you know that they can contain more than just text.
The obvious additions are, of course, graphics in the form of images, tables or charts. But text links, bookmarks, and even so-called “rich media” like sounds and videos can also be embedded in a PDF.
What is not as immediately obvious, is the structure and logic that is sometimes also part of the PDF. It’s present in so-called tagged PDFs and that’s what this article is all about. Continue reading What You Need To Know About Tagged PDF Documents
The past articles we published on this blog were all dedicated to PDF standards introduced and established by the International Standard Organization (ISO).
This article serves as a quick and concise overview of the three PDF format sub-standards. For more information, check out the respective articles:
PDF/A | PDF/E | PDF/X
Continue reading All PDF Standards – A Comparison
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
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/X. Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X
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
Images differ greatly from documents – that’s apparent. They both come with their format’s advantages and disadvantages. So what do you do? You use the format that is best suited for your purpose!
For images, that is often displaying them online, using image manipulation, adding them to videos, and the like. Documents, however, are better suited for adding and editing text, and printing.
This article will show you an easy, fast and reliable way to convert from JPG to PDF and thus turn your images into PDF documents. Continue reading Convert Images From JPG to PDF [Tutorial]
There is one document format that is just too perfect to be true: PDF. It retains formatting, can be password-protected, is printer-optimized, and so much more. Unfortunately, it can happen that a PDF document becomes corrupted while downloading, sending or saving.
For such cases, PDF2Go came up with a way to repair broken PDF files. This how-to will show you the quick and easy steps to save your PDF files. Continue reading How To Repair A Broken PDF [Tutorial]
PDF is the perfect format to share documents, scans and more online. Due to the retained formatting, they can be transferred between systems and still look exactly like they are supposed to. In order to keep the information in your document safe, you can protect them with a password.
What if you need information from a password-protected PDF though? If you know it, you can actually remove the password!
This tutorial will explain how you can unlock any PDF file as long as you know the password. Continue reading How To Remove PDF Password Protection [Tutorial]
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 PDF. Continue reading How Banks & Other Businesses Benefit From Switching To PDF