- Disastrous PDF/X-4 compatibility with new Affinity Publisher (11.7.2019)
- Acrobat compatibility with the new MacOS 10.15 Catalina (15.10.2019)
- Warning about OpenType SVG fonts in Adobe InDesign CC2019 (3.3.2019)
- Acrobat DC October 2019 Update: few new features, but many improvements (15.10.2019)
- Disable the new security warning in Acrobat and Distiller (12.4.2019)
- Acrobat May 2019 Update with PDF 2.0 and PDF Processing Steps (15.5.2019)
- More performance for Acrobat DC on Mac thanks to August 2019 update (13.8.2019)
- Warning for Output Intent of Affinity Publisher (2.9.2019)
- GWG: Landing Page and Preflight Profiles for Digital Printing (23.4.2019)
- CorelDraw 2019 with PDF/X-4 – or not! (28.3.2019)
The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) released an innovative specification to address the Sign & Display segment (aka Large Format Printing (LFP). Given the diversity within this segment, the new specification incorporates the notion of viewing distance and scaling factor. This allows having one specification, but still to address the big differences in printing techniques within typical sign & display jobs.
Adobe released planned updates for Acrobat DC and Acrobat 2017. As usual there are two separate installers:
- Acrobat 19.021.20058 for subscribers of the Document Cloud (Continuous Track)
- Acrobat 17.011.20156 for users with a perpetual license of Acrobat 2017 (Classic Track)
The update can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….
Starting on April 7, 2020, Adobe will no longer offer product and technical support for Adobe Acrobat 2015 and Adobe Reader 2015. As outlined in the Adobe Support Lifecycle Policy, Adobe provides five years of product support from the general availability date of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.
Further information can be found here…
I have now updated PDFX-ready’s color settings, export settings, preflight profiles and the corresponding recipes in French to the same level as in German: