What is PDF/A?

PDF/A is an ISO-standardized version of the Portable Document Format (PDF). The main target of this format is to archive and provide long-term preservation of electronic documents. Main key factor to this PDF/A format is that the reproducibility is to be 100% self-contained. In other words all of the information necessary for displaying the document will be stored similar to an embedded document. These may include text, graphics, fonts and color.

Validate PDF/A

Simple, easy and fast. Just drag and drop your PDF/A file into the validator and your file will be validated.

Fast PDF/A validation

Using our validator will validate your PDF/A document with no waiting time. The validation is done within seconds.

PDF converter and editor all-in-one

We are more than a validator. You can use our editor to edit text and make corrections to the content.

How to Validate PDF/A Online

Follow these quick steps to convert a PDF to PDF/A online:

Step 1

Upload your PDF/A

Upload your PDF/A file through the upload PDF pane above. You can drag and drop any PDF/A file into the drop zone, or choose a file from your online drives such as Google Drive, Dropbox and more.

Step 2

Verify PDF/A

Once the verifcation is done you will see the validation status and the validation profile of your PDF/A.

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You can verify and convert to other formats

Not only can we validate PDF/A. We can also convert PDF/A or PDF files into various other formats. You can even add hyperlinks to the content in each formats.

Edit, convert and share PDFs

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can. It doesn't matter if the text is placed over a shape or page background, or inside a table, you can edit the text content, update font settings, change text color and easily by double clicking on the text and making the changes you want. Our PDF software is tailored for intensive PDF editing online.

Yes, you can upload and add your brand logo, photos and any kind of image files to your documents. Our PDF editor comes with a cloud workspace for keeping your data.

Quite a lot. You can include your own text and photos into a PDF document, or electrify your document with a wide variety of free icons, stock photos, illustrations and cliparts, available in our design resources library. You can even embed videos and charts. No matter you are editing a slideshow, lecture notes, reports or any kind of PDF document, you can always find the graphic resource you need.

You can share your PDF with a public link, or through a social media. The book viewer is specialized to enhance reading experience with features like distraction-free reading mode and page flipping. You can also organize the PDFs with virtual bookshelves.