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Startpage - NewFormat AB

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Kent Åberg, Founder & Managing Director

Welcome to NewFormat!

    Standards make the world work

    NewFormat makes digital information permanently accessible,
    searchable, readable and reusable for the future and
    for as many people as possible.

    We leave no file behind.

    For all businesses that appreciate
    Open Standards for Business Benefits.

    Open standards ensures that your digital information
    is available and accessible in the future for as many as possible
    when today's IT technology, IT products and IT vendors are no longer.

Open Standards ensures that your information is available and accessible in the future for as many as possible, when today's IT technology, IT products and IT vendors are no longer - Picture

Open standards ensures your
digital data and information will live on forever

    NewFormat provides applications and services for
    document management, accessible PDF and accessible web,
    preflight, digital print, prepress, publishing, e-archiving,
    workflow automation, packaging design and construction.

    Our industry-leading plugins enhance and improve
    the basic functionality in your favorite layout,
    design and illustration software tools, such as
    Adobe® InDesign®, Adobe® Illustrator®, Adobe® InCopy®,
    and QuarkXPress®, for more efficient, standardized and
    time-saving production workflows.

Open Standards

Open Document Formats

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OpenDocument Format (ODF)


Portable Document Format (PDF)

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Accessible PDF

Guide: Everything you need to know and how to successfully create
Accessible PDF according to the ISO Standard PDF/UA!

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Branschkoll, Branschkollspodden nr50/2023 on Accessible PDF, Photo: Kent Åberg, Managing Director, NewFormat AB, with flyers on PDF Standards from PDF Association - Picture

Branschkoll Pod (48:32 minutes), November 22, 2023

Pod (in Swedish) about

Open Document Formats, PDF and ODF,

and specifically

Accessible PDF according to
the ISO Standard ISO14289 (a.k.a. as PDF/UA)

with Ola Karlsson (Branschkoll) and Kent Åberg (NewFormat)

This pod can also be downloaded for listening from:


Apple Podcasts

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Happy 30th birthday, PDF!
"30 years of change, 30 years of PDF"

Portable Document Format (PDF)
The world’s chosen electronic document format,
celebrates it’s 30th birthday on June 15, 2023.

PDF is the globally-accepted means
of sharing final-form documents.
The world would simply not know what to do without it.

Breaking News!

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The specification for the latest PDF standard
ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0)

(Chapter 14 is focusing on
Document Interchange,
Accessible PDF (ISO 14289-2 / PDF/UA-2))

Now available for download at no cost today!

Breaking News!
PDF Association PDF Cheat Sheets
for Developers of Software Tools and Solutions

PDF Association, PDF 2.0 / ISO 32000-2 PDF Cheat Sheets Overview - Picture

Now available for download at no cost today!

Industry Applications and Services
document management,
accessible PDF and accessible web,
preflight, digital print, prepress,
publishing, e-archiving,
workflow automation,
packaging design and construction

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Twixl Publisher - Banner

for mobile devices and web
for richer experiences

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Stunning Responsive Content
Easily create rich responsive content for all devices

Canvasflow Ltd - Logo

HTML5 authoring tool
making digital content production
made simple

Creative Edge Software - Logo

Packaging Design Software - 3D Prototyping

Creative Edge Software IC3D - Logo

3D Real-Time Packaging Design Software
creates live 3D digital mockups on-the-fly

treeDiM - Company Logo

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2D/3D structural design of
cardboard packaging and POS

treeDiM PLMPack - Logo

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
for optimization and eco-design of
packaging systems

Need Insights - Make the Right Decisions - Logo & Banner

Need Insights - Stop Guessing Start Eye Tracking - Logo & Banner

Measure impact of
packaging design
on consumer behavior

AbleDocs - Company Logo

AbleDocs products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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AbleDocs ADReader

Free (No Cost)
Mobile PDF/UA Accessibility Reader
Android and iOS / iPadOS devices

View, read and navigate PDF/UA-compliant PDF-files
on mobile devices with small screens

ADReader is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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AbleDocs ADScan

Internal and External Website
Document Accessibility Checker

ADScan is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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AbleDocs ADScan for Wordpress

WordPress Website
Document Accessibility Checker

ADScan for WordPress
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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AbleDocs ADStream

Automated accessibility transformation of
high-volume transactional and repetitive PDF documents,
generated by central business systems,
into accessible and PDF/UA compliant document formats,
without changing the central business infrastructure.

ADStream is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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AbleDocs Grackle Suite

Accessibility Checker for Google Workspace
Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets

Grackle Suite for Google Workspace is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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PDF/UA Foundation products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

PDF/UA Foundation - PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2021) - Banner

PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2021)
(available at no cost)

from The PDF/UA Foundation

Check for PDF/UA and WCAG Compliance

(Note! PAC 2021 replaces PAC 3)

PAC 2021 is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Editorial Workflow Technology

Plugins to
Adobe® InDesign®, Illustrator®,
InCopy® and QuarkXPress®)

Automates correct PDF creation, export and printing
for the publishing, printing and e-archiving markets and
for generation of accessible PDF documents

axaio software products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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axaio MadeToPrint

of output/export
of PDF files
from within
Adobe® InDesign®,

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axaio MadeForLayers

Layer organization
in documents created with
Adobe InDesign and Illustrator

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axaio MadeToTag

Creates Accessible PDF
from within Adobe InDesign
according to
the ISO Standard PDF/UA

axaio MadeToTag is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Accessible PDF Simply Done

axes4 products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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1-Click creation of accessible
PDF documents
out of Word documents

axesWord is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Checking and remediation tool
for accessible PDF documents

axesPDF is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Web-based checking tool
for compliance with PDF/UA and WCAG

(Web-based service available for free/no cost)

axesCheck is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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PDF Workflow Technology

Automates generation of correct PDF files for workflows in
prepress, publishing, graphic industry and e-archiving

callas software products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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First fast check of
PDF/UA Compliance

Plug-in to Adobe® Acrobat®
(available at no cost)

pdfGoHTML is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Dynamic HTML to PDF
including PDF/A and PDF/X for
print, publishing and e-archiving

callas software pdfaPilot - Logo

correction and conversion
of documents and e-mail
to PDF/A for e-Archiving

pdfaPilot is "PDF/UA-Ready"

callas software pdfToolbox- Logo

correction, color management,
and optimization
of PDF/X files for
Prepress, Print and Publishing

pdfToolbox is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Dynamic deployment of
callas software products and
technology on cloud-based

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First fast view of
Document Part Metadata (DPart)

Plug-in to Adobe® Acrobat®
(available at no cost)

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Solutions for PDF Accessibility

CommonLook products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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PDF Accessibility Checker
(available at no cost)

CommonLook PDF Validator
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Creates Accessible PDF
from within
Microsoft Word & PowerPoint

CommonLook Office
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Accessibility / Remediation
Create Accessible PDF
from within Adobe Acrobat

CommonLook PDF
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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PDF Accessibility
Monitor and Tracker

CommonLook Clarity
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Accessible PDF Generator

CommonLook Dynamic
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Training - Logo

Hands-on Training

CommonLook Training
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Service - Logo

PDF Remediation Service

CommonLook Service
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Campus 101 - Logo

Document Accessibility Solution
for Higher Education

CommonLook Campus 101
is "PDF/UA-Ready" Company - Logo

Software, Tools and Online Services
Creating Accessible PDF (PDF/UA) products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready", PDF Desktop- and SDK Server Software

PDFix Desktop Lite icon with text - Icon

PDFix Desktop Lite
(Free / No Cost)

PDFix Desktop Lite
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

PDFix Desktop Pro icon with text - Ikon

PDFix Desktop Pro

PDFix Desktop Pro
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

PDFix Desktop SDK icon with text - Ikon

PDFix SDK (Server-based)

is "PDF/UA-Ready"

PDFix Web App
(PDFix SDK-based web services)

PDFix Web App
is "PDF/UA-Ready" Company - Logo
Free (available at no-cost) PDF Online Tools products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

Accessibility, Make PDF Accessible, Convert PDF to a Fully Compliant PDF/UA Online - Banner

Make PDF Accessible,
Convert existing PDF to

Make PDF Accessible
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Add Tags to PDF, Improve Accessibility in Existing PDF Online - Banner

Add Tags to PDF,
Improve Accessibility
in Existing PDF

Add Tags to PDF
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Autofix, Automatically Fix Validation Errors Online - Banner

Automatically Fix Identified Validation Errors

is "PDF/UA-Ready"

Validation, Validate for PDF/UA Compliance Online - Banner

Validate for
Tagged PDF and PDF/UA-1

Validate PDF/UA
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Arlington Model, Perform Grammar Check Online - Banner

Arlington PDF Model,
Perform Grammar Check

Arlington PDF Model
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

Data Extraction, Scrape PDF Data Online, Convert PDF to JSON Online - Banner

Scrape PDF Data,
Create JSON from PDF

Scrape PDF Data
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Get Document Information, Retrieve Detailed Information about PDF Online - Banner

Get Document Information,
Retrieve Detailed Information
about PDF

Get Doc Info
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

Conversion, Convert PDF to HTML, Create Responsive HTML Online - Banner

Convert PDF to
Fixed or Responsive HTML

Convert PDF to HTML
is "PDF/UA-Ready", OCR / Optical Character Recognition, Convert scanned file into fyll searchable PDF Online - Banner

Convert Scan File
Into Fully Searchable PDF

is "PDF/UA-Ready"

Edit, Embed Fonts Online - Banner

Embed Fonts
into existing PDF

Embed Fonts
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Simplify Tagging Annotations Problem in PDF Online - Banner

Flatten Annotations

Flatten Annotations
is "PDF/UA-Ready", Flatten FormX Objects Online - Banner

Flatten Form XObjects

Flatten Form XObjects
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

PDFix Enterprise Solutions, veraPDF, Arlington PDF Model Company - Logos

Solutions for Enterprises
PDF Accessibility Solution
to create accessible PDF
in large volumes

PDF Accessibility Solution
is "PDF/UA-Ready"

Monsido - Company Logo

Web Problem Solved

Web Governance

Accessible Web

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Cloud- / Web-based Solutions for PDF and HTML5 Processing

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Actino HTML5 Publisher

Actino software - Actino DPS - Icon

Actino DPS
Document Processing Services

Actino software - Actino DRM - Icon

Actino DRM
Document Rights Management

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Adobe Creative Cloud

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Adobe Document Cloud

Accessible PDF:
Adobe Acrobat DC/Pro
provides support for PDF/UA
programatic syntax check and fix
under menu
"Tools/Print Production,
Preflight/PDF Standards"

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PDF solutions for all your needs

Complete PDF and eSign Solutions
for large groups of users

Foxit Software products and services are "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Foxit PDF Editor Suite for Teams
Foxit PDF Editor Suite Pro for Teams

Create, edit and manage PDF Documents,
and sign anywhere with Foxit eSign.

Perfect for large collaborative teams
that require advanced services and
admins who need to manage many licenses.

Foxit PDF Editor Suite Pro is "PDF/UA-Ready"

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Foxit PDF Reader

Industry’s most powerful PDF Reader Solution for Free

Volume Automation Solution

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Foxit PDF Compressor

Conversion and compression
of documents and e-mail
to PDF/A for e-Archiving

Auto-tagging on
unstructured documents
to create more accessible PDFs

Foxit PDF Compressor
provides support for tagging,
which is a minimal prerequisite
for "PDF/UA-Ready"

Volume Automation Solution

Foxit/LuraTech Rendition Server - Ikon

Transformation Services

Centralized, enterprise-wide,
Web Services Platform
for documents and e-mail
to PDF/A for e-Archiving

Transformation Services
is "PDFUA-Ready"

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Foxit/LuraTech Mobile PDF

Mobil/smartphone scanning,
conversion and compression
to PDF/A for e-Archiving

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Web-To-Print Automation Workflows

Aleyant eDocBuilder - Icon

Online Design & VDP

Aleyant Pressero - Icon

Storefronts & eCommerce

Aleyant PrintJobManager - Icon

MIS/ERP Simplified

Aleyant tFlow - Icon

Prepress Automation Workflow

Global Vision Inc. - Automated Proofreading Solutions - Logo

Brand Packaging Inspection Solutions

Global Vision Proofware - Logo

Automatic Proofreading of
Text, Pixel/Graphics/Print, Braille

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Automate & Optimize

InSoft Imp - Logo

One-click Solution for
Automated Layout Planning and Impositioning

Laidback Solutions - Logo

The Automation Highway

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Workflow Automation

Industry Solutions from Leading Brands

AbleDocs - Company Logo

Adobe - Logo

Actino Software Logo

Aleyant Logo

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axes4 Company Logo

callas software Logo
Canvasflow Ltd - Company Logo NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook - Company Logo

Creative Edge Software Logo

Four Pees  Logo

Foxit Software Company - Logo

Global Vision Inc. - Automated Proofreading Solutions - Logo
InSoft Automation Logo
Laidback Solutions  Logo
Microsoft Partner Network Logo
Monsido - Company Logo

PDF/UA Foundation - Logo Company - Logo
treeDiM - Logo
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