veraPDF (PDF/A validation)

Led by the Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) and the PDF Association, the Consortium’s mission is to develop the definitive, open-source validator for PDF/A, and to build a community to maintain the project in the long term. Our partners are Dual Lab, the Digital Preservation Coalition and KEEP SOLUTIONS.

pfo_logo_lscape-smallPREFORMA (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. PREFORMA’s objective is to develop open source validation tools for three file format standards including PDF, TIFF and a video format to support long-term preservation in memory institutions.

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