Adobe PDF 1.3 is 20 years old!

On July 3, 2000 the PDF Reference, Second Edition – Adobe Portable Document Format 1.3 was published by Addison-Wesley:

The new version brought the following new features for PDF prepress files:

  • 2-byte CID fonts (more than 256 characters)
  • OPI 2.0 support (Open Prepress Interface)
  • ICC-based colors (ICC color profiles)
  • DeviceN color space (e.g. for duotone images, spot color gradients)
  • Smooth Shading (blends)

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