We are pleased to announce that the first veraPDF 1.16 release candidate is now available for community testing. Download the release candidate here https://software.verapdf.org/develop/verapdf-installer-rc.zip.
This release includes new features and fixes including:
Added support for Function objects in PDF -
Added detection and validation of the XMP encoding -
Extended veraPDF model to include structure tree -
More robust PDF parsing in case of critical low-level syntax errors -
Optimized memory usage for more efficient batch processing with a large number of validation errors -
GUI application improvements
We are also working towards PDF/UA validation, with added support for tagging structure of PDF. Read the draft release notes https://github.com/veraPDF/veraPDF-library/releases/tag/v1.16.0-RC1 for more information.
There are still some spaces available for our webinar https://openpreservation.org/event/whats-new-in-verapdf-1-16/ this afternoon to find out more about the new release.
Kind Regards, Becky