pdfaPilot Server 5.2.221

Automated standards compliant PDF archiving
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.

Seamless integration into existing workflows and complete automation is possible at a minimal cost through a command-line interface.

Benefits of pdfaPilot Server:
· powerful control and conversion tool for effective PDF/A archiving
· Easy to use: Intuitive user-interface for configuring and managing hotfolder automation. Clear reporting of results as a HTML or XML report
· comprehensive PDF/A verification according to ISO 19005-1 for all PDF files
· correction of existing PDF files for long-term archiving according to ISO standard PDF/A-1 requirements
· conversion of interactive PDF forms according to PDF/A
· ideal solution for very large amounts of data due to a high processing speed
· easy and flexible integration into existing DMS and archive workflows
· detailed information of error sources in non PDF/A-compliant files
· solution for issues with of missing fonts
· ensures complete fidelity to layout of the PDF files to be archived
· minimizes risks during archiving electronic documents by strict compliance to the PDF/A standard
· validation of accessible PDF documents according to PDF/A-1a
· based on the same analysis technology as Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional

Main features:

  • Same range of verification and correction functions as the plug-in version of pdfaPilot:
  • checks PDFs for compliance to the PDF/A-1 standard (ISO 19005-1)
  • converts PDF files according to PDF/A-1 and implements all necessary corrections
  • supports both degrees of conformity (PDF/A-1b and PDF/A-1a)
  • embeds missing fonts
  • can replace missing fonts
  • optimizes all color data for compliance to the PDF/A-1 standard
  • adapts comments and form fields to the defaults of the PDF/A-1 standard
  • removes illegal attributes such as layers
  • adapts image compressions to the PDF/A-1 specifications
  • brings document information into line with PDF/A-1 specifications
  • saves newer PDF versions as PDF 1.4 and later (specified by PDF/A-1)
  • all adjustments and corrections are implemented without loss of information
  • Easy operation:
  • installs hotfolder automation with graphical user interface for immediate operation
  • offers also easy and flexible integration with command-line interface
  • large amounts of PDF files can be quickly converted according to PDF/A-1b and PDF/A-1a
  • optional application of individual additional test conditions (can be configured with Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional)
  • Extensive reporting options:
  • clear HTML reports with extensive configuration options
  • machine-readable XML reports for optimal integration into automated sequences
  • optionally generates several reports in one test run
  • available in German and English language versions

last updated on:
October 16th, 2014, 9:13 GMT
file size:
512.8 MB
license type:
developed by:
callas software GmbH
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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What's New in This Release:
  • Update of pdfaPilot Server, pdfaPilot CLI or pdfaPilot SDK free of charge for owners of a Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA)
  • ‚Ä®Features:
  • New Fixups:
  • Remove bookmarks: Removes all bookmarks in a PDF [FP26479]
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