Release candidate available for veraPDF 1.18 with PDF/UA support

veraPDF 1.18.2-RC 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 includes new PDF/UA-1 (Matterhorn machine) validation, as well as fixes and enhancements of the PDF parser. Learn more in the release notes.

Download veraPDF 1.18.2-RC

How can I provide feedback?

Please report any bugs via the veraPDF issue tracker on GitHub or contact us with any feedback or questions.

Internal testing of the release candidate is ongoing and there may be a few small changes before the final production release.


Our thanks go to all contributors, particularly the Dual Lab development team, and the OPF Product Board.

About veraPDF

veraPDF is the first open source PDF/A validator, covering all parts of the PDF/A standards. Originally funded by the PREFORMA project, veraPDF has been sustained and maintained by the Open Preservation Foundation since 2017. Dual Lab provides active user support and carries out maintenance and bug fixes. The PDF Association’s PDF Validation Technical Working Group continues in its role resolving ambiguities arising from veraPDF’s usage in the field.

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veraPDF is open source, so it is free to download, to use and to modify. However, there are costs to host, maintain, and develop it. If you use veraPDF, please consider supporting its development by becoming an OPF member or making a donation.

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