veraPDF 0.22 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. Version 0.22 has the following improvements:

Application enhancements:

  • changed default feature generation to document level features;
  • added a new GUI dialog for managing feature generation options;
  • added a user-friendly Java OutOfMemoryError with suggestions for reconfiguration;
  • CLI can now overwrite report files;
  • added help message when CLI processes STDIN stream; and
  • synchronized the Web demo validation report with the CLI and GUI report styles.

Conformance checker fixes:

  • removed the rules for validating file provenance information;
  • fixed an issue with structure type mapping in Level A validation; and
  • implemented resource caching for memory optimization.

Test corpus:

  • converted all ‘fail’ test cases on file provenance information to ‘pass’ tests.

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veraPDF is building an open source, industry-supported 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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About veraPDF

Led by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, the veraPDF consortium is developing the industry-supported open source, 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.



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