The ZUGFeRD Standard – What it is, how it affects you, and how we can help

The ZUGFeRD Standard – What it is, how it affects you, and how we can help

What is the ZUGFeRD Standard? ZUGFeRD is an e-invoicing standard that has been embraced by German-speaking countries within the European Union (EU). The standard came about from the EU, acknowledging the need for an e-invoicing format standard. The “Forum Elektronische Rechnung Deutschland” (FeRD) is the organization that introduced the ZUGFeRD 1.0 specification and has made it available since June 25th, 2014. FeRD has subsequently released ZUGFeRD 2.0, which provides for a freely available invoice format that optimally meets the needs…

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PDF Checker 1.5.0: Improvements to Help You Better Understand and Optimize Your PDF Documents

PDF Checker 1.5.0: Improvements to Help You Better Understand and Optimize Your PDF Documents

PDF Checker is our free scriptable server tool that scans PDFs for a broad range of conditions and generates a report that helps to identify problems, notable traits, and the potential for optimization. With the new 1.5.0 release, PDF Checker can now tell you more about the origins of your documents and how you might want to improve them. Let’s take a closer look at these updates. An Origin Story Many PDFs begin their life directly in PDF authoring software,…

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PDF Optimizer 1.7.0: Flexible, Faster, and More Powerful

PDF Optimizer 1.7.0: Flexible, Faster, and More Powerful

The most powerful PDF optimization tool on the market today just got faster and more powerful.  PDF Optimizer 1.7.0 is now available with dramatic improvements.  Whether you’re a current customer or in the market for an easily-scriptable command-line tool for optimizing PDFs (available for Windows and Linux), read on to discover how this new release can help you. FLEXIBLE What does optimization mean? It can mean different things, depending on the end goals for your documents. For many, it simply…

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World Paper Free Day: 4 Reasons to Reduce Your Reliance on Paper with PDFs

World Paper Free Day: 4 Reasons to Reduce Your Reliance on Paper with PDFs

World Paper Free Day is around the corner! November 6th is a day dedicated to bringing awareness to people on the environmental impact of using paper, and informing them on how they can fulfill their efforts to reduce their reliance on paper.  Technology is always changing to make life easier, and we have evolved from long rows of cabinet files to sharing digital documents. Since the inception of PDFs in the early 1990s, there has always been a drive to…

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