veraPDF 0.24 released

The latest version of veraPDF is now available. Version 0.24 includes a prototype of batch validation in both the CLI and GUI. Other new enhancements include:

Conformance checker

  • added extraction of the AFRelationship key for embedded files as a part of veraPDF feature extraction.

Application enhancements

  • implemented prototype of batch validation from CLI and GUI;
  • implemented robust handling of run-time exceptions during batch processing; and
  • added error info on the run-time exceptions to the validation report.

Code Quality

  • moved feature extraction and metadata fixing code to library; and
  • tidied various compiler warnings.

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Release notes:

Call for testing

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 (, or contact us through our mailing list. Your feedback is very important, it helps to improve the software.

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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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