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Software tools, solutions and services


Software Tools Supporting

Portable Document Format (PDF)

and

OpenDocument Format (ODF)



Portable Document Format (PDF)

PDF logo

Software tools for creation/conversion/validation/tagging
and output management of document files to PDF ISO Standards:

PDF, PDF/A (PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2, PDF/A-3),
PDF/E, PDF/UA, PDF/VCR, PDF/VT, PDF/X, 3D PDF,...
and PDF 2.0 which is the new basic standard for PDF which
other PDF substandards now are based on since year 2020.

PDF to HTML5, HTML5 to PDF/X and PDF/A.

Plus software tools to track and monitor accessibility status of
PDF and ODF files on a given website.


All callas software PDF solutions fully support the ISO Standard PDF 2.0!

Other PDF Association members (vendors)
provide alternative software tools:

supporting PDF 2.0

supporting PDF/UA


Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF

Adobe


Adobe Creative Cloud - Logo

    Adobe Creative Cloud

    Desktop applications for
    photography, video, audio, and design.

    *) Requires post-processing with
    Adobe Acrobat Professional

Yes Yes Yes ? *) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Adobe Document Cloud - Logo

    Adobe Document Cloud

    Solutions for document management and processes
    across desktop, mobile and web.

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

AbleDocs

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


AbleDocs ADReader - Icon

    AbleDocs ADReader

    Viewer/Reader app for
    PDF/UA-compatible files on mobile devices,
    for Android and iOS.

Yes Yes Yes

Actino Software

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


Actino software - Actino HTML5 Publisher - Icon

    Actino HTML5 Publisher

    Application for online publishing to
    auto-convert PDF-documents into
    pure HTML5 for viewing of documents
    in browsers and on mobile devices.

Yes Yes

Actino software - Actino DPS - Icon
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Actino software - Actino DRM - Icon
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

axaio software

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


axaio software MadeToPrint - Logo

    axaio MadeToPrint

    Plug-in to Adobe InDesign®, Illustrator,
    InCopy and QuarkXPress for
    intelligent print, publishing and export
    for publishers, printers,
    creative agencies and package printing,
    for output standardization, preflighting,
    optimization and automation.

    Supports all PDF formats supported by
    Adobe and QuarkXPress.

    Also supports Processing Steps (ISO 19593-1)
    for packaging and label

Yes Yes Yes Yes

axaio software MadeToTag - Logo

    axaio MadeToTag

    Plugin for Adobe InDesign, to properly
    prepare InDesign documents for export
    as accessible PDF documents according
    to the ISO Standard PDF/UA for
    "universally accessible PDF" and
    to PDF/A-2a for long-term archiving.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

axes4

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


axesWord - Logo with text
Ja Yes

axesPDF - Logo with text

    axesPDF

    PDF checking and remediation tool to
    make accessible PDF/UA documents.

Yes

PDF/UA Foundation

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


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

    PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2021)

    Freeware application that provides
    a first fast way to test the accessibility of
    PDF files according to the ISO Standard
    for universally accessible PDF, PDF/UA.
    Provided by PDF/UA Foundation,
    "The New Home of PAC".

    Besides validating for compliance with PDF/UA,
    the new PAC now also validates for
    compliance with WCAG.

Yes

Access for All / Accès pour tous / Accesso per tutti / Zugang für alle

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC) - Logo

    PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC)

    Freeware application that provides
    a first fast way to test the accessibility of
    PDF files according to the ISO Standard
    for universally accessible PDF, PDF/UA.
    Provided by The Access for All Foundation,
    Switzerland.

    Note! Since 2021 PAC has a new home at
    PDF/UA Foundation

Yes

callas software

All callas software PDF solutions fully support the ISO Standard PDF 2.0!

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF

callas software pdfToolbox - Logo

    callas pdfToolbox

    Provides preflight/validation, correction,
    color management and optimization
    of PDF files for graphics industry and
    creatives, prepress, print production,
    packaging and digital publishing.

    Also supports Processing Steps (ISO 19593-1)
    for packaging and label

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
callas software pdfaPilot - Logo

    callas pdfaPilot

    Provides preflight/validation, correction,
    and optimization of PDF/A files for
    document archiving/e-archiving and
    long-term preservation.

    Also supports Processing Steps (ISO 19593-1)
    for packaging and label

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
callas software pdfChip - Logo

    callas pdfChip

    Command-line conversion tool that takes
    an HTML file, optionally augmented using
    CSS3 and JavaScript, and performs a
    high-quality conversion to PDF that is
    ready for print or archival.

    Provides optimization of PDF files,
    including PDF/X and PDF/A.

Yes Yes Yes Yes
callas software pdfGoHTML - Logo

    callas pdfGoHTML

    Application that provides a first
    fast way to test the accessibility of a
    PDF file according to the ISO Standard
    for Universally Accessible PDF, PDF/UA.

    Free plug-in to Adobe® Acrobat®.

Yes Yes

Canvasflow IO

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


Canvasflow Ltd - Logo

    Canvasflow Cloud

    HTML5 authoring tool making
    digital content production
    made simple.

Yes Yes

CommonLook

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Clarity - Logo

    CommonLook Clarity

    Track the accessibility compliance of PDFs
    - Avoid Risk of Future Legal Action.

Yes Yes

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Dynamic - Logo

    CommonLook Dynamic

    Automatic High-Volume
    Accessible PDF Generator
    from Live Data / Databases.

Yes Yes

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook Office - Logo

    CommonLook Office

    Plug-in to MS Office.
    Create and Convert Accessible PDF
    from MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Yes Yes

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook PDF - Logo

    CommonLook PDF

    Plug-in to Adobe Acrobat.
    Accessibility / Remediation
    - Turn any PDF into Accessible PDF.

Yes Yes

NetCentric Technologies - CommonLook PDF Validator - Logo
Yes Yes

Forum for Electronic Invoicing Germany (FeRD) / ZUGFeRD

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF

Forum for Electronic Invoicing Germany (FeRD) - logo

Forum for Electronic Invoicing Germany (FeRD)

    The ZUGFeRD PDF/A-based standard allows for both
    human readable and machine readable e-invoices.
    The ZUGFeRD data format for e-invoicing
    is a combination of
    PDF with integrated structured data/XML.

    Validation of PDF/A-3 based ZUGFeRD documents

    Open Source tool for validation of PDF/A-3 based
    ZUGFeRD documents using the veraPDF and a
    plug-in to check the XML attachments
    against EN16931 UN/CEFACT SCRDM v16B.

Yes

Foxit Software

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


Foxit/LuraTech PDF Compressor - Logo

    Foxit PDF Compressor Enterprise

    Provides OCR, advanced compression and
    production software for scan service
    providers and for long-term archiving
    in PDF/A format.

Yes Yes Yes

Foxit/LuraTech Rendition Server - Icon
Yes Yes Yes

Foxit/LuraTech Mobile PDF - Logo

    Foxit Mobile PDF

    Professional solution for scanning,
    OCR, compression and conversion
    of documents with smartphones and
    tablets to PDF and PDF/A.

Yes Yes

Logius
The Digital Government Services of
The Netherlands Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK)

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


The Digital Government Services of
The Netherlands Ministry of
the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK)

    Logius - PDF/A Validator

    Web domain(s) crawler for all PDF documents
    including validation against PDF/A standards.

    This tool finds and analyses the documents on a
    given website and outputs the number of:

    • documents in PDF/A format by
      accessibility level "a", "u" or "b"

    • documents formatted in other PDF versions
      such as PDF 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 or 1.7

    • documents in Open Document Format (ODF)

    • documents in vendor dependent formats
Yes Yes Yes

NV Access / NVDA

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


NV Access - logo

    NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA)

    Freeware "screen reader" application
    which enables blind and vision impaired
    people to use computers.
    Reads the text on the screen in a
    computerised voice.

Yes

Twixl media

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


Twixl Publisher - TP - Logo

    Twixl Publisher

    Content publishing on mobile devices
    for rich user experiences.

Yes Yes

PREFORMA / veraPDF (implemented by PDF Association)

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


veraPDF - logo

    veraPDF - PDF/A Conformance Checker

    Freeware (funded up to 2017 by EU PREFORMA
    and supported by the PDF Industry
    - PDF Association, Open Preservation Foundation).

    Full support for all PDF/A versions:
    PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2, PDF/A-3 and PDF/A-4,
    and conformance levels (a,b,u),
    and for PDF/UA-1.

    Versions:
    GUI - Desktop; interactive single file evaluation,
    CLI - Command Line Interface; automation.

    Support for PDF/UA-1 (machine checks)

Yes Yes

veraPDF - logo
Yes Yes

veraPDF - logo
Yes Yes

VIP PDF-Reader

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


    VIP PDF-Reader

    Freeware PDF reader designed for
    computer users who are visually impaired.
    (Not meant for blind persons using
    screen readers like NVDA or JAWS).

    Provided by
    The Swiss National Association of and for the Blind.

Yes

Creative Edge Software

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF



Creative Edge Software iC3D - Logo

    iC3D

    3D Real-Time Packaging Development,
    Design, Prototyping, Modeling and Simulation.

Yes Yes

TreeDim

Software Tool
including
Supported Import/Export Formats:

PDF

PDF/A

PDF/E

PDF/UA

PDF/VT

PDF/X

3D PDF

EPUB3

HTML5

ODF


treeDiM Picador - Logo
Yes Yes




OpenDocument Format (ODF)

ODF logo

Software tools for securing your information assets
in OpenDocument Format (ODF)

With information stored in OpenDocument Format (ODF) you are free to
choose among many office software suites and enterprise systems.

Alternative ICT solutions running on
Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris or as cloud-based services.

Alternatives that secure access to valuable information assets
- now and in the future.



Wikipedia on applications fully or partially
supporting OpenDocument Format (ODF)


Apache OpenOffice.org - logo

Apache OpenOffice

LibreOffice - logo

LibreOffice

Calligra Suite - logo

Calligra Suite


KOffice - logo

KOffice

Google Docs - logo

Google Docs

IBM Docs - logo

IBM Docs

Microsoft Office 2016 - logo

Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft Office 365 - logo

Microsoft Office 365

Above: Samples of office software suites with expressed support for
OpenDocument Format (ODF) and Portable Document Format (PDF):
(For download/access to said software - click on related logotype)



Accessibility support status of HTML5 features across major browsers


Get the current accessibility support status of
HTML5 features across major browsers

A11Y, HTML5 - Icon

Major browsers support of accessibility features in HTML5

(maintained by Steve Faulkner)





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