Your professional tool to create ISO standard compliant PDF/A files for long-term archiving.
For businesses and government agencies, archives and libraries, that store and long-term maintain documents, callas pdfaPilot is the professional desktop tool to validate and/or create PDF/A-files.
It turns all kinds of PDFs into ISO 19005-1 conform PDF/A documents:
- PDFs created in Office applications
- interactive forms
- construction drawings
- technical documentation
callas pdfaPilot is an easy-to-use, quick and reliable tool. Users can save non-compliant PDF files as valid PDF/A documents with the touch of a button. callas pdfaPilot uses the same validation technology as the Preflight function licensed by callas software to Adobe® for the Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro application.
- PDF/A collections may now contain not just only other PDF/A files but arbitrary file formats like Word- or Excel-files or XML structures. These are new features of the the standard part PDF/A-3 which is going to be published beginning of 2012. pdfaPilot 3 will already support these new features.
- Distributed processing; allows easy load-balancing between multiple pdfaPilot 3 Server instances in high-volume workflows.
- Guaranteed PDF/A conversion; this automatically tries different conversion methods to create the best PDF/A file possible.
- Integration with Microsoft SharePoint.
- Support for running as a Windows service.
- Improved conversion of form fields and annotations, object level metadata in PDF/A-2 and the possibility to remove incompatible signatures when converting to PDF/A-2.
- An Enfocus Switch configurator to fit pdfaPilot 3 Server into a Switch workflow.
Introduction to PDF/A – Recorded at PDF/A Seminar in Oslo, April 17, 2012
Everything you should know about PDF/A – listen to 50 minutes of very informative video recording
During the PDF/A Seminar in Oslo, Norway, in April 17, 2012, David van Driessche provided an introduction to PDF/A. In just 50 minutes all the important features of the PDF/A standard, including conformance levels A, B and U as well as the three parts of the standard – PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2, and PDF/A-3 – are explained. Watch the video.