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    callas pdfaPilot Desktop - Details

    Key Features
    • Checks PDFs for compliance to the PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 standard
      (ISO 19005-1, 19005-2 and 19005-3)
    • Converts PDF files to PDF/A-1... and implements all necessary corrections
    • Converts emails into PDF/A
    • Converts PDF files to EPUB and HTML
    • Supports all PDF/A conformance levels (PDF/A-1b to PDF/A-3u)
    • Support of PDF/A-3 standard
    • Improves PDFs to facilitate the creation of PDF/UA files
    • Embeds and/or substitutes missing fonts and handles missing glyphs
    • Optimizes all color data for compliance with the PDF/A-1 standard
    • Adjusts comments and form fields to the defaults required by the PDF/A-1 standard
    • Removes unwanted attributes such as layers or interactive content like movies
    • Makes image compression compliant with the PDF/A-1... standard
    • Creates PDF/A documents that are web optimized for easier access and viewing
    • Brings document metadata in line with PDF/A-1... requirements
    • Saves newer PDF versions as PDF 1.4 as specified by PDF/A-1...
    • Implements adjustments and corrections without loss of information
    • Delivers clear reports to document all test and correction procedures
    • Improves overall accessibility of PDF/A
    • Is available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Japanese language versions
    • PDF/A-3 collections may contain not just only other PDF/A files
      but arbitrary file formats like Word- or Excel-files or XML structures
    • Guaranteed PDF/A conversion; this automatically tries different
      conversion methods to create the best PDF/A file possible
    • Improved conversion of form fields and annotations,
      object level metadata in PDF/A-2 and the possibility to remove
      incompatible signatures when converting to PDF/A-2
    • Creating, checking or processing ZUGFeRD invoices
    Get the most out of metadata
    • Provides convenient browsing of document metadata as well as
      object-level metadata for images embedded inside the document
    • Support for all relevant industry metadata standards including
      Dublin Core, IPTC, PRISM, GWG AdTicket/AdsML, PLUS, EXIF and Camera Raw
    • Facilitates metadata based researching in Yahoo, Wikipedia, Amazon,
      Google and AskMetaFilter
    • Supports GPS data for use with Google Maps, OpenStreetMap and Google Earth
    • XML export of all document and object level metadata for tracking image use and licenses
    • Define extension schemas for your custom metadata fields as required by
      PDF/A-1... standard with the new Metadata Extension Editor
    • Automatically embeds your company specific metadata schemas
      for reliable preservation of metadata inside your PDF/A files

    Benefits

      One-stop shop for all archival needs
      • Support for all PDF/A versions and flavors
      • Covers compliance checking and correcting PDF documents to bring them into compliance
      • Full support for custom metadata to support archival workflows
      • Provides the freedom to work inside of Adobe Acrobat or as a standalone application
        (without requiring Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader to be installed)

      Supports more than just PDF
      • Converts office documents to good PDF or PDF/A
        (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Publisher, Project, Open Office documents)
      • Converts image formats (PNG, JPG, TIFF) to PDF or PDF/A
      • Converts emails (optionally including attachments) to PDF or PDF/A

      Speed up the way you work with PDF documents
      • Identify PDF problems quickly through preflight with customizable profiles
      • Further qualify production problems by using the visualizer;
        judge problems such as total ink coverage, image resolution and
        separations in a single glance
      • Apply pre-configured fixes to solve problems immediately
      • Create lists of corrections and checks to be executed in a single click
      • Batch process folders with up to 100 PDF documents

      Unparalleled ease-of-use
      • Intuitive user interface providing functionality at different
        levels of complexity to support every type of user
      • One-step window focused on checking against or converting to PDF/A
      • Smartphone alike user interface (the Switchboard)
        with low entrance level functionality neatly grouped by functionality
      • A workspace area you can customize to contain all features you frequently use
      • Tons of predefined preflight profiles, checks and fixes with
        the ability to customize what is there or to create your own

    System requirements
    callas pdfaPilot Desktop runs inside Adobe Acrobat, or as a standalone
    (without requiring Adobe Acrobat to be installed).
    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10


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    callas pdfaPilot Server - Details

    Key Features

      Complete automation
      • Create an unlimited amount of jobs (watched folders)
      • Configure jobs using pdfaPilot Desktop from any machine on the network
      • Use jobs to perform preflight (using a profile or process plan)
        or perform automated PDF actions
      • Modify job processing with additional command-line parameters,
        straight from the job configuration interface
        (without scripting or development needed)
      • Process 8 documents in parallel using the regular license or scale up to the full
        power of your hardware or virtual environment with an unlimited license
      • Setup pdfaPilot Server with a dispatcher or satellite license
        for load-balancing across several machines
      • Distributed processing; allows easy load-balancing between
        multiple pdfaPilot Server instances in high-volume workflows
      • Monitor server processing from any machine on the network using pdfaPilot Desktop
      • Setup jobs with checkpoints allowing pdfaPilot Desktop to see and fix problem files
      • Integrate into Enfocus Switch and Laidback Solutions FileTrain

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Checks PDFs for compliance to the PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 standard
        (ISO 19005-1, 19005-2 and 19005-3)
      • Converts PDF files to PDF/A-1... and implements all necessary corrections
      • Converts emails into PDF/A
      • Converts PDF files to EPUB and HTML
      • Supports all PDF/A conformance levels (from PDF/A-1b to PDF/A-3u)
      • Improves PDFs to facilitate the creation of PDF/UA files
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for
        maximum adjustment to your brand and users
        (including easy adaptation of colors, layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can be
        executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Guaranteed conversion to PDF/A by re-distilling
        (generating PostScript and distilling back into PDF)
        or by rasterizing each page with problems
      • Creating, checking or processing ZUGFeRD invoices

      Get the most out of metadata
      • Support for all relevant industry metadata standards including
        Dublin Core, IPTC, PRISM, GWG AdTicket/AdsML, PLUS, EXIF and Camera Raw
      • Facilitates metadata based researching in Yahoo, Wikipedia, Amazon,
        Google and AskMetaFilter
      • Supports GPS data for use with Google Maps, OpenStreetMap and Google Earth
      • XML export of all document and object level metadata for tracking image use and licenses
      • Define extension schemas for your custom metadata fields as required by
        PDF/A-1... standard with the new Metadata Extension Editor
      • Automatically embeds your company specific metadata schemas
        for reliable preservation of metadata inside your PDF/A files

    Benefits

      Handle all of your PDF needs in a single application
      • Support for all PDF standards,
        both from international standard organizations and
        from national user associations
      • Covers quality control, result reporting, PDF fixing and
        many other PDF manipulations (generating PDF from office files,
        conversion from and to PostScript or EPS, and much more)
      • pdfaPilot Server runs on any recent Mac OS X or Windows platform

      Configure your automation exactly as you need it
      • Create an unlimited amount of jobs (watched folders)
      • Configure jobs from any machine on the network
      • Track server processing across the network using pdfaPilot Desktop
      • Handle problem files in pdfaPilot Desktop using checkpoints,
        seamlessly integrating error handling for problems files in an
        automated workflows with pdfaPilot Server
      • Run pdfaPilot Server on physical hardware or in many virtual environments
      • Provide instant load-balancing with pdfaPilot Dispatcher and Satellite
      • Works together with Enfocus Switch or Laidback Solutions FileTrain
        for further automation needs

      Enjoy highest quality and reliability
      • Passed all relevant industry tests for solutions supporting PDF/A (such as the Isartor test)
      • Uses the same PDF preflight engine as Adobe Acrobat
      • Builds on the Adobe PDF Library for PDF file processing,
        transparency flattening, PostScript / EPS support and more

    System Requirements
    callas pdfaPilot Server runs with its full hot folder interface and
    has command-line support on Windows and Mac.
    A command-line only version is available on
    Linux, Oracle/Sun Solaris and IBM AIX - See pdfaPilot CLI.

    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • (Microsoft Office 2010 or newer needs to be installed
      for conversion of Microsoft Office documents to PDF/A)
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5)
        some features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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    callas pdfaPilot CLI - Details

    • The callas pdfaPilot CLI (command line interface) provides complete and
      seamless integration into existing workflows at minimal cost.
    • Checks existing PDF files for their suitability for long-term archiving
      in accordance with the PDF/A standard and additionally implements
      all necessary corrections for conversion according to PDF/A-1...

    Key Features

      Complete automation
      • Perform quality control by running any pdfaPilot profile or process plan
      • Convert PDF, office files, images and emails to PDF or PDF/A from the command-line
      • Generate an unlimited amount of preflight reports from a single preflight
      • With special command-line commands, run a PDF action on PDF files
      • Process 8 documents in parallel using the regular license or scale up to the full
        power of your hardware or virtual environment with an unlimited license
      • Alternatively launch pdfaPilot CLI as server, dispatcher or satellite to
        create a standalone server or a component in a load-balancing workflow
      • Integrate into Enfocus Switch and Laidback Solutions FileTrain

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Checks PDFs for compliance to the PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 standard
        (ISO 19005-1, 19005-2 and 19005-3)
      • Converts PDF files to PDF/A-1... and implements all necessary corrections
      • Converts emails into PDF/A
      • Converts PDF files to EPUB and HTML
      • Supports all PDF/A conformance levels (from PDF/A-1b to PDF/A-3u)
      • Improves PDFs to facilitate the creation of PDF/UA files
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for
        maximum adjustment to your brand and users
        (including easy adaptation of colors, layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can be
        executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Guaranteed conversion to PDF/A by re-distilling
        (generating PostScript and distilling back into PDF)
        or by rasterizing each page with problems

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables in each job
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

    Benefits

      Easy integration for all of your PDF needs
      • Supports all PDF standards,
        both from international standard organizations and from national user associations
      • Covers quality control, result reporting, PDF fixing and many other PDF manipulations
        (generating PDF from office files, conversion from and to PostScript or EPS, and much more)
      • Command-line interface makes it easy to integrate pdfaPilot CLI
        with limited amount of development resources required
      • Full documentation and in-application help for quick integration
      • Runs on any common problem (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX)

      Configure your automation exactly as you need it
      • Command-line application can be used to execute preflight profiles or process plans,
        but also executes a multitude of PDF actions (saving image, converting to and from PDF,
        splitting and merging PDF documents, extracting content and much more)
      • Standard license supports 8 parallel processes;
        unlimited license supports the full power of your hardware or virtual platform
      • pdfaPilot CLI can be used as a regular command-line application
        or can be launched as a server or dispatcher
      • The command-line application can be used to monitor a server
        running anywhere on the network
      • The command-line application can be used in client mode to pass
        commands to a server or dispatcher running on a different machine
      • Works together with Enfocus Switch or Laidback Solutions FileTrain
        for further automation needs

      Enjoy highest quality and reliability
      • Uses the same PDF preflight engine as Adobe Acrobat
      • Builds on the Adobe PDF Library for PDF file processing,
        transparency flattening, PostScript / EPS support and more

    System Requirements
    callas pdfaPilot CLI is a command-line only version available on
    Linux, Oracle/Sun Solaris and IBM AIX.

    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • (Microsoft Office 2010 or newer needs to be installed
      for conversion of Microsoft Office documents to PDF/A)
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5)
        some features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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    callas pdfaPilot SDK - Details

    callas pdfaPilot SDK - a programming library for standards compliant PDF archiving.

    It is aimed for developers with a need to automate callas pdfaPilot or when integrating
    callas pdfaPilot into an existing workflow for PDF optimization, validation and correction.

    Key Features

      Close integration
      • C library for easy integration in C project or C++ headers (through custom headers)
      • Easy support for .Net and Java projects through custom wrappers
      • Full set of callback functions to take close control of processing
      • Parallel processing through multi-threaded library
      • Perform preflight by running any pdfaPilot profile or process plan
      • Generate an unlimited amount of preflight reports from a single preflight
      • Duplicate, merge and modify preflight profiles in code
      • Combine usage of Adobe PDF Library and pdfaPilot SDK
      • Available on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris and IBM AIX

      The best and most complete PDF quality control on the planet
      • Checks PDFs for compliance to the PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 standard
        (ISO 19005-1, 19005-2 and 19005-3)
      • Converts PDF files to PDF/A-1... and implements all necessary corrections
      • Converts emails into PDF/A
      • Converts PDF files to EPUB and HTML
      • Supports all PDF/A conformance levels (from PDF/A-1b to PDF/A-3u)
      • Improves PDFs to facilitate the creation of PDF/UA files
      • Reporting of problems through different types of predefined PDF reports
      • Customizable PDF reports based on HTML templates for maximum
        adjustment to your brand and users (including easy adaptation of colors,
        layout, icons and logos and textual content)
      • Integrated fixes allows quickest handling of PDF documents
      • Secured fixing by using PDF comparison technology;
        easily identify when a fix causes visual differences
      • Build process plans: customizable lists of fixes that can be
        executed on PDF documents conditionally
      • Guaranteed conversion to PDF/A by re-distilling
        (generating PostScript and distilling back into PDF)
        or by rasterizing each page with problems

      Customize quality control and fixing
      • Insert variables into checks or fixes
      • Modify values for variables in each job
      • Decide on the fly whether checks or fixes need to be run for a specific document

    Benefits

      Closest possible integration in your environment
      • Real SDK (software development kit) – integration using libraries
      • Control processing as it takes place through a complete set of callback functions
      • Parallel processing through multi-threaded library
      • Duplicate, merge and modify preflight profiles in code
      • Combine usage of Adobe PDF Library and pdfaPilot SDK
      • Native C library
      • Support for C++ environments through headers, .NET and Java through custom wrappers
      • Available on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris and IBM AIX

      Quick development
      • Easy-to-use SDK with full documentation
      • Extensive samples to showcase broad pdfaPilot SDK feature set

      Great ROI with proven quality and reliability
      • Immediate access to all quality control and PDF manipulation
        possibilities in pdfaPilot, embedded in your application
      • Don’t worry about supporting evolving and emerging PDF standards;
        pdfaPilot provides regular updates
      • Built on the Adobe PDF Library and Adobe technology to provide
        conversion from and to PostScript / EPS, transparency flattening and more
      • Used by a multitude of OEM customers such as Adobe, Foxit, Mitsubishi, Quark, Xerox

    System Requirements
    • Mac: Requires Mac OS X (Intel), version 10.7 or newer, 64-bit-compliant.
    • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / 7 / 8 / 10
    • (Microsoft Office 2010 or newer needs to be installed
      for conversion of Microsoft Office documents to PDF/A)
    • Linux: Reference platform is Debian 7 (Wheezy)
      • Other distributions require at least glibc-2.10 for full support of all features.
        On distributions with an older glibc (e.g. glibc-2.5 on RHEL5/CentOS5)
        some features are not available (e.g. HTML based reports or "Place content”-Fixups)
    • Oracle/Sun Solaris
      • Solaris SPARC: Solaris 8 (Solaris SPARC v5.8) or newer
      • Solaris x86: Solaris 10 (Solaris Intel v5.10) or newer
    • IBM AIX: AIX 5.3 (oslevel 5300-07) or newer
    • Recommended are at least 2 GB of free storage


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