Nadine Schuppisser

Head of marketing & communication at PDF Tools AG

Nadine Schuppisser

Head of marketing & communication at PDF Tools AG


From paper contracts to digital-born contracts in the ERP system

December 5, 2018
Member News

“Maintain a leading role in a saturated market thanks to innovation and investing in new technologies.”

Smallpdf is a big hit when it comes to compression

November 28, 2018
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„We make PDF easy” – thanks to our components Smallpdf can compress, convert and edit PDF files on its cloud servers.

PAdES – PDF Advanced Electronic Signature

November 14, 2018
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What is PAdES? What does it have to do with PDF? What can PAdES do?

Save time thanks to cloud-based PDF services

November 13, 2018
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iLovePDF promises “EVERY TOOL YOU NEED TO WORK WITH PDFS IN ONE PLACE” – our PDF Tools support the cloud-based PDF service and contribute to its success

Does OCR make sense for digitally generated PDFs?

October 3, 2018
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Digital born documents make use of transparency and spot colors. It isn’t uncommon to use geometric lines & curves to represent text, while the machine-readable information is missing.

Meeting preparation using annotations in 3-Heights™ PDF Web Viewer

September 25, 2018
Member News

Find out in our newest testimonial how to improve your meeting preparation and document reviews with our 3-Heights™ PDF Web Viewer and its annotation features.

Using native applications in a PDF document conversion service

September 5, 2018
Member News

Automated conversion of Office documents into PDFs has become a popular service. The pros and cons are not obvious, so it’s worth taking a closer look.

Importing images into a PDF file – a seemingly trivial task

August 9, 2018
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A picture is worth a thousand words. However, it is certainly necessary to write more than a thousand words about how images should be embedded correctly in a PDF file.

Release 4.11 – now the ball is in your court!

July 31, 2018
Member News

Get all the information on Final Release 4.11 – about improvements and features, new products and success stories.

PDF 2.0 – A quick overview

July 6, 2018
Member News

The most important changes and improvements concerning PDF 2.0

How to deal with poor PDF quality

June 6, 2018
Member News

“Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten”, says a Gucci family slogan. Nevertheless, creators of PDF documents, private users up to large companies, regularly produce files with insufficient quality causing unexpected problems and …

Our PDF Software for the portable online SODA PDF

February 22, 2018
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Find out how PDF Tools AG’s PDF technology has contributed to the successful migration of the platform from Java to .Net.

Release 4.10 – new PDF functionality for the New Year

February 6, 2018
Member News

Get all the information on Final Release 4.10 – about improvements and features, new products and success stories.

PDF/A and searchability at the Federal Ministry of Justice

December 12, 2017
Member News

Find out how the Federal Ministry of Justice integrated the 3-Heights™ PDF to PDF/A Converter in their digital file management system.

PDF and PDF/A functionality in a document management system

August 23, 2017
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Rottal-Metzg AG needed to add a document management system to its myBica ERP solution.

Release 4.9 – Fact news and votes 😉

August 3, 2017
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Get all the information on Final Release 4.9 – features and improvements

Quality over quantity – Every new company starts out with an inspirational idea

July 5, 2017
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PDF Tools is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Despite its relatively short history, it has been very successful so far. Discover our philosophy in the interview with Dr. Hans Bärfuss.

Preparing eDossiers for PDF/A conversion with the 3-Heights™ Document Converter

June 13, 2017
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Solothurn’s hospitals needed a solution for the proper archiving of electronic case files in their system.

The versatility of a PDF viewer

May 24, 2017
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Almost every user knows: a PDF viewer is not just a display tool for a well known document format. It provides many more functions, runs on many platforms, offers interfaces in many technologies and serves …

PDF Tools AG celebrates its 15th anniversary!

May 3, 2017
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As a thank you to all our loyal customers and friends we have developed a handy anniversary gift. Download Pocket PDF from Google Play or the App Store for free.

Release 4.8 – 15 years premium PDF technology

February 9, 2017
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Get all the information on Final Release 4.8 – product changes and improvements

The caveats of assembling PDF/A documents

February 8, 2017
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Assembling PDF documents from various sources is a crucial part of an output management system. And, as the document needs to be archived in most cases, it should conform to the PDF/A standard. But, is …

Digitalisation for long-term archiving with our 3-Heights™ PDF to PDF/A Converter

January 17, 2017
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Interhyp opted for the 3-Heights™ PDF to PDF/A Converter from PDF Tools AG, which scored highly in terms of both output quality and overall performance.

Digging for information by extracting data from a PDF document

December 8, 2016
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Extracting text from a PDF document is one of the most popular information retrieval function. But how about other information such as images, metadata and more? It can be simple – but also tricky.

Improved render quality in the healthcare industry with the 3-Heights™ PDF to Image Converter

November 15, 2016
Member News

The modern image and diagnostic report management system JiveX was developed by VISUS for all fields of medicine. It has evolved from a picture archiving and communication system for radiological images into a medical archive …

Using blockchains as an alternative to PKIs for digital signatures

October 25, 2016
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The traditional technical environment for a digital signature is the public key infrastructure (PKI). Digital signatures are also used to implement electronic money such as Bitcoin. However, Bitcoin uses a new technology, the blockchain. This …

Audit-compliant archiving at KIBAG Dienstleistungen AG with the 3-Heights™ Scan to PDF Server by PDF Tools AG

June 8, 2016
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Thanks to the signature and validation service and the integration of the 3-Heights™ Scan to PDF Server, KIBAG completely replaced its manual document processing procedure with an audit-compliant electronic archiving system.

Touch point PDF Days Europe 2016

June 2, 2016
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Come visit our presentations at the PDF Days Europe 2016 and find out how automated PDF generation is being used in connection with SAP at Geberit and get to know, why PDF and PDF/A optimization …

How to render the text of a PDF document if the font is not embedded?

May 10, 2016
Member News

Every developer of a PDF viewer, a PDF printer and a PDF to Image Converter tool comes across the requirement to render non embedded fonts and is facing quite a challenging task. Not only developers …

Inline images and Type 3 fonts

April 1, 2016
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What are inline images and why do some programmers of PDF readers feel uncomfortable about them?

Final Release 4.6 – new products and enhancements

February 2, 2016
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Get more information about the Final Release 4.6 – new products and enhancements.

How to convert signed documents to PDF/A?

January 27, 2016
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Is it possible to convert digitally signed documents to PDF/A? What technical means does PDF offer to perform such a conversion?

Replacing rich black by true black in PDF documents

December 15, 2015
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In particular in mass printing applications “rich black” values are not wanted, however, and it is required to use “true black” colors which use the K channel only. This article gives some ideas how this …

Is JBIG2 soon banned?

July 28, 2015
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JBIG2 is a compression algorithm for bitonal images and has been developed to replace the widely used CCITT G4 algorithm because it can reach better compression ratios. However, the algorithm has received a bad reputation …

Image detection in scanned images

July 1, 2015
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Detecting pictures in scanned document pages has many advantages such as better compression rates and the possibility to extract them individually.

Font subsetting – how it works and when to use

May 19, 2015
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In order to reduce the file size PDF producers use a technique called font subsetting. What does exactly happen with the fonts and what are the consequences?

Digital signatures in PDF/A

February 5, 2015
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Digital signatures are still not very widely used and the the knowledge about them is often fuzzy. This article tries to give an overview about this huge and complex topic.

Handling embedded and non-embedded fonts in PDF & PDF/A documents

December 15, 2014
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Although the first part of the PDF/A standard was published in 2005 there is still a need for some clarifications regarding fonts and embedding. What does the standard exactly require? How should PDF to PDF/A …

Encryption of customer reports to meet compliance requirements at Bank Hapoalim

December 2, 2014
Member News

Bank Hapoalim (Switzerland AG) is a subsidiary of Bank Hapoalim B.M, the biggest bank in Israel. As a mid-size foreign bank in Switzerland, the Bank offers highly personalized services tailored to the needs of clients of …

Central document conversion with efficient rendition service at Gebrüder Weiss GmbH

November 25, 2014
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With around 6,000 employees, 150 company sites and an annual turnover of EUR 1.2 billion (2013), Gebrüder Weiss is one of the leading names in transport and logistics in Europe. In addition to its core …

PDF validation with customer specific extensions

November 4, 2014
Member News

While talking about PDF validation workflows we often come across questions like “Can I let the validation fail if the paper format does not match our corporate rules?”. This and other customer specific requirements are …

Scan to PDF/A – some insights

October 27, 2014
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Traditionally a scanner produces a TIFF or JPEG image for each page. Some of them can directly produce PDF files. And newer devices produce files conforming to the PDF/A standard. However, the quality of the …

Mail-Gard improves print and mail production work-flow with PDF Command Line Suite

September 29, 2014
Member News

Mail-Gard, a division of IWCO Direct, is one of the nation‘s leading providers of print-to-mail continuity and recovery services. With locations in Pennsylvania and Minnesota, Mail-Gard maintains fully-secured and dedicated recovery facilities that support cut …

On-the-fly image conversion at j2 Global’s® cloud services

September 24, 2014
Member News

j2 Global® is a leading cloud services company that improves business performance and efficiency for millions of customers worldwide. j2 provides essential business tools such as online faxing, unified communications, hosted email services, email marketing, …

Are the PDF/A space requirements a show stopper for archiving?

September 23, 2014
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A PDF/A document requires that all resources such as fonts, color profiles, etc. must be embedded in the file. The archiving of transactional documents can be nightmare because such documents are usually short by nature …

What can you do about sliced images?

September 15, 2014
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If you try to extract images from a PDF file it sometimes happens that you get a bunch of slices of the original image, mostly consisting of a few image rows per slice or, in …

Automating the conversion of Microsoft Office Documents to PDF/A

September 8, 2014
Member News

A central service to convert Microsoft Office documents to PDF or PDF/A has obvious advantages. The conversion is done on an enterprise wide platform with well defined software versions and conversion process configurations. This guarantees …

Can I trust a PDF validation software?

September 2, 2014
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If you use validation software from different manufacturers you sometimes get different results. Why can this happen? Does it mean that you can’t trust the software? What can you do about it? We hear these …

The art of repairing damaged PDF files

August 25, 2014
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Do you sometimes get a little shock when you wanted to open a PDF file and the viewer only showed an error message? In some cases, however, the viewer can save the file and repair …

Clear up some myths about PDF printer drivers

August 18, 2014
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I’m sure you’ve heard sometimes phrases like “a printer driver which is based Windows GDI can only reproduce RGB colors” or “if a printer driver isn’t built on top of the PostScript driver one cannot …

The supreme discipline of converting PDF to PDF/A

August 11, 2014
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We all know that the conversion one file format to another is not as easy as one might wish for and can lead to unpleasant surprises. However, it is hardly known that this is the …

3-Heights™ PDF Validator ensures PDF/A-compliant document management for the plan-box construction project room

August 7, 2014
Member News

The plan-box construction project room has been in operation for 12 years and proves its worth on a daily basis with more than 5,000 users and around 250 projects. Big-name customers use plan-box to manage …

How to transform spot colors without ambiguities

August 5, 2014
Member News

On an RGB screen or a CMYK laser printer spot colors cannot be displayed directly and must be emulated by converting them into their process color equivalent. The Separation and DeviceN color spaces provide tint …

Simple, robust and accurate PDF generation at SSL – world’s leading provider of commercial satellites

July 31, 2014

SSL has a long history of delivering reliable satellites and spacecraft systems for commercial and government customers around the world. As the world’s leading provider of commercial satellites, the company works closely with satellite operators …

The PDF – we can’t do without it

June 3, 2014

Not all document formats have managed to become a standard and nowhere near enough deliver what they promise. So what can or should we expect from a format? What are the most important quality characteristics …

Encryption of care reports at MEDICPROOF with 3?Heights™ PDF Security component

May 28, 2014
Member News

As a subsidiary of the PKV association of private health insurers, MEDICPROOF GmbH assesses compliance with eligibility criteria in the area of private compulsory health insurance. In most cases, it assesses whether an applicant has …

ZUGFeRD – electronic invoices in PDF/A format

April 30, 2014
Member News

ZUGFeRD is the latest hot topic in the field of electronic invoicing. To integrate documents efficiently and reliably into a business process, it is important that the required standards are met in ZUGFeRD. To achieve …

Automatic PDF/A archiving and digital signature for the ZFV Group with the 3-Heights™ Document Converter

April 22, 2014
Member News

The ZFV Group is a traditional Zurich-based group of hotel and catering businesses across Switzerland. The group includes the Sorell Hotels Switzerland, various public restaurants, numerous staff restaurants, school and university cafeterias and Zurich’s Kleiner …

White Paper 3-Heights™ Scan to PDF Server – Basics and Applications

March 28, 2014
Member News

Pimp my Scan Server! In other words, how to set new standards with a standard scanning solution: in most companies, scanning paper documents has become a routine task when handling incoming mail. Multifunction printers (MFP) …

Simple, fast and automated PDF processing by using PDF Command Line Suite at Delen Private Bank

February 7, 2014
Member News

Delen Private Bank manages assets, primarily belonging to private individuals. Many years of experience result in a well-conceived, balanced investment strategy that is in tune to personal profile and financial objectives of their customers. Delen’s …

New Expert Blog on PDF and PDF/A themes

February 4, 2014
Member News

Several weeks ago PDF Tools AG has launched its own blog. This blog contains interesting reports on the long-term archiving format PDF/A and other aspects of PDF technology. The lead author Dr Hans Bärfuss was …

ALTE LEIPZIGER Mutual Life Insurance Society banks on the ISO long-term storage format PDF/A

January 31, 2014
Member News

The ALTE LEIPZIGER Life Insurance Society – whose business focus is on annuity and disability insurance and company pension plans – has counted among Germany’s leading life insurers for 180 years. With incoming contributions of …

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