The latest version of veraPDF is now available to download. This release 
includes new PDF information in the features report and automatic configuration 
of the features extractor when applying custom policy profiles. There are also 
a number of low level PDF fixes and improvements which are documented in the 
latest release notes:

This is the final release of veraPDF under the PREFORMA project. From 
September, veraPDF will make the transition from a funded project to a stand 
alone open source project.

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Help improve veraPDF
Most of the changes in this release are in response to the constructive 
feedback we’ve received from our users. Testing and user feedback is key to 
improving the software. Please download and use the latest release. If you 
experience problems, or wish to suggest improvements, please add them to the 
project’s GitHub issue tracker: or post them to our user 
mailing list:

Getting started
User guides and documentation are published at:

Save the date!
Join us for our next webinar on 30 August ‘Life after PREFORMA, the future of 
veraPDF’. Registration opening soon.

veraPDF is an open source, industry supported PDF/A validator. 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. The project’s main aim 
is to address the challenge of implementing standardised file formats for 
preserving digital objects in the long term, giving memory institutions full 
control over the acceptance and management of preservation files into digital 

Kind Regards,
Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
Open Preservation Foundation
@openpreserve | @_veraPDF

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