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The Open Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce that veraPDF 1.14 has been released. veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator, and part of the OPF reference toolset. This release contains a number of bug fixes and feature requests including the latest resolutions from the PDF Validation Technical Working Group of the PDF […]

iPRES 2019 is excited to offer you the preliminary programme for the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation. Our Programme Committee, lots of fantastic reviewers and a good many volunteers worked hard on shaping and drafting a GREAT programme for iPRES 2019. A very warm welcome to iPRES 2019 and to Amsterdam, The Netherlands! iPRES […]

The first release candidate for veraPDF 1.14 is now available for community testing. veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator, and part of the OPF reference toolset. This release contains a large number of bug fixes and feature requests including the latest resolutions from the Validation Technical Working Group (TWG) of the PDF […]

The E-ARK4ALL project and the DILCIS Board are proud to announce the official release of the next generation of E-ARK specifications! The new releases include a number of bug fixes and other updates which were only possible thanks to the huge amount of valuable feedback from the archival community in early 2019! We would like […]

To accommodate our growing team, the OPF has moved to a new office in the centre of Leeds. Our new address is: Open Preservation Foundation 10-12 East Parade Leeds LS1 2BH You can also contact us online or find us on twitter. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the British Library for […]

The iPres Working Group invites you to provide feedback on the Future of iPres, the international digital preservation conference.  We look forward to hearing from you! As you may know, in September 2018 the iPres Steering Committee approved the convening of the iPres Working Group and at iPres 2019, we will share the outcome of our […]

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to announce that the production version of JHOVE 1.22 is now available to download. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. The major new features of this release are the addition of error […]

Our first online Hack Week of 2019 will take place 8-12 April We invite you to join contributors around the world to help improve JHOVE, an open source file format validation tool for digital preservation. We have extended the event format from a day to a week to make it easier for people to join […]

The first release candidate for JHOVE 1.22 is now available for community testing at: http://software.openpreservation.org/releases/jhove-1.22-RC.jar. JHOVE is an open source file format identification, validation and characterisation tool for digital preservation, and part of the OPF reference toolset. The major new features of this release are the addition of error IDs and the separation of modules […]

We are pleased to announce that the Early Bird Registration for iPRES 2019 is now open. This year the 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will visit Amsterdam in The Netherlands (September 16 – 20), with the Dutch Digital Heritage Network as your host. Register now to secure your place and to benefit from the early bird […]