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pdfaPilot Server


Version: 9.1.325

Verfügbar seit: 19.05.2020 | Aktuelle Demos & Downloads



  • Process Plans: Support for HTML-based template reports in Process Plan steps
  • Support for ZUGFeRD 2.1


  • Standalone: New zoom functionality, page navigation and unit selector for page dimensions in footer
  • Variables: JavaScript-Editor with enhanced functionalities like highlighting of errors for exceptions during script evaluation

Distributed Processing

  • Support for files sizes larger than 4 GB

Most recent version of Adobe PDF Library integrated (v15.0.4PlusP7d)

Internal HTML converter updated to callas pdfChip (v2.2.066)

Most recent version of Adobe PDF Converter integrated (PostScript to PDF conversion; v1.1PlusP3a)



  • Visualization of tagging structure as HTML: Issue fixed, where URLs starting with "https://" were extended with "http://"
  • Reviewed and revised handling of window tiling, page zooming and the compare mode
  • Process Plans: Problem solved, where new user interface for creating and editing Process Plans did not work properly in Acrobat Plug-In using MacOS

PDF Standards

  • All PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3 conversions: Added Fixups "Convert spot color names to UTF-8" and "Convert font names to UTF-8" to ensure conversion
  • All PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5 conversions: Added Fixups "Convert spot color names to UTF-8" and "Convert font names to UTF-8" to ensure conversion
  • All PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5 conversions: Added Fixup "Fix glyph width information"
  • All PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5 conversions: Issue fixed, where a mismatch of the Creation date caused by invalid entries in DocInfo and XMP was not repaired
  • All PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5 validations: Adjusted recognition of JPEG 2000 images using more than 1 color space


  • Flatten annotations and form fields: Completely reviewed and revised integration to solve several issues
  • Prepare annotations for PDF/A-2: Issue fixed, where annotations with no defined size got a size entry [CA1029035; CA1028573]
  • Place content: Problem solved, where certain special characters in the kfpx or template file name resulted into an error (Linux only)
  • Place content: Issue fixed, where positioned PDFs were losing contained link annotations
  • Discard hidden layer and flatten visible layers: Issue fixed, where processing resulted in missing resource in certain cases
  • Create content entry for link annotations: Issue fixed, where TOC bookmarks were not regarded for creation
  • Flatten transparency:
    • Problem fixed, where certain glyphs became corrupted and an error warning occurred in PDF viewers
    • Problem fixed, where outlined text became malformed if file was imposed afterwards

  • Remove invisible image data: Problem solved, where images were not handled properly in certain cases
  • Remove XMP Metadata compliant with PDF/X-4: Issue fixed, where removal was not successful in some cases
  • Font processing: Issue fixed, where font embedding failed on a system with non-latin characters
  • Font processing: Problem solved, where conversion resulted into an invalid 2-Byte value entry in bfrange in certain cases
  • Embed missing fonts: Problem solved, where processing resulted into shifted glyphs in special cases
  • Embed missing fonts: Issue fixed, where processing resulted in shrunken capital glyphs with specific font
  • Convert colors: Issue fixed, where advanced settings were not shown, if Profile was exported from Preflight
  • Convert spot color names to UTF-8: Reviewed and improved handling of non-compliant spot color names with umlauts
  • Convert font names to UTF-8: Problem solved, where invalid UTF-8 names were not repaired in certain cases [FP52034]


  • ToPDF:
    • Images:
    • Support for TIFF using 16Bit with Big Endian
    • Problem solved, where certain PSD files resulted into an invalid PDF

  • Office:
    • New --topdf_parameter "NoBitmapMissingFonts" for MS Office, which do not rasterize fonts if embedding is not possible (fonts will be substituted by another font then)
    • New --topdf_parameter "CSV_IMPORT" for LibreOffice to define field separator, text delimiter and character set (as ASCII values) for CVS file import
    • Problem solved, where office conversion wasn't successful on Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 64bit
    • Issue fixed, where conversion in MS Excel failed due to missing external pivot sources
    • Issue fixed, where an Excel file could not be converted when --topdf_useexcelpagelayout was used (caused by empty pages)
    • Problem solved, where office conversion failed due to a missing .dll file
    • Issue fixed, where a Unicode encoded string indicating an error from Office was not properly displayed in the STDOUT (e.g. on a Japanese system)

  • PostScript:
    • Problem solved, where processing was not successful randomly when converting PostScript to PDF (Windows only)
    • Problem solved, where Chinese, Japanese and Korean fonts were not properly handled in certain cases (might affect conversion of PostScript files which extract internal resources during processing)


  • Mask reports: Fixed issue, where the "hide" option had no effect on created bookmarks for the respective severity
  • XML report: Problem fixed, where report creation with ink coverage was not successful on PDFs with non UTF-8 compliant spot color names


  • Problem solved, where some kind of processing could result in unnecessarily extensive memory usage
  • Problem solved, where order of Properties in a Check could cause different results if "Fire if any condition is met" is active
  • Issue fixed, where file structure optimization resulted into an error with certain files
  • Issue fixed, where resources dictionary was not fixed when --nooptimization was used
  • Problem solved, where internal optimization of the file structure resulted in an unstable behavior
  • Issue fixed, where logging file was not properly filed in certain cases (e.g. with "Convert pages with very complex page descriptions into CMYK images")
  • Problem solved, where certain structures of signed PDFs could not be properly validated [CA1028730]
  • Problem solved, where images using a specific "JPEG2000 Codestream Format" could not be analyzed


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