veraPDF 0.20 released

Becky McGuinness becky at OPENPRESERVATION.ORG
Mon Aug 1 06:04:50 EDT 2016

*apologies for cross-posting*

The latest version of veraPDF is now available. Version 0.20 has the
following enhancements:

*Application enhancements:*
*added signature types to features report;
*depth of feature reporting now configurable; and
*altered log level of some validation methods.

*Conformance checker fixes:*
*fix for validation of character encoding requirements of invisible fonts;
*fix for ICC Profile mluc tag.

*Test corpus:*
*34 new test files for PDF/A-2b.

*Download veraPDF 0.20:*

*Release notes:*

*Call for testing*
veraPDF is building an open source, industry-approved PDF/A validator.
Please support our efforts by downloading and testing the software. If you
encounter problems, or wish to suggest improvements, please add them to the
project’s GitHub issue tracker ( Your feedback is very
important, it helps to improve the software.

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veraPDF will be demonstrating the software at the PREFORMA Experience
workshop on 23 November in Berlin. Find out more at:

*About veraPDF*
Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, the
veraPDF consortium is developing an open source, industry-approved, file-format
validator for all parts and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The
software is designed to meet the needs of memory institutions responsible
for preserving digital content for the long term.

The veraPDF consortium is funded by the PREFORMA project ( PREFORMA (PREservation FORMAts for
culture information/e-archives) is a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP)
project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme.

Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
@openpreserve | Skype: becky.mcguinness1

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