10 most popular posts
on PDF-AKTUELL in 2019

In 2019 59 posts in english and 64 posts in german were published on PDF-AKTUELL. These were the 10 most popular posts in english:

  1. Disastrous PDF/X-4 compatibility with new Affinity Publisher (11.7.2019)
  2. Acrobat compatibility with the new MacOS 10.15 Catalina (15.10.2019)
  3. Warning about OpenType SVG fonts in Adobe InDesign CC2019 (3.3.2019)
  4. Acrobat DC October 2019 Update: few new features, but many improvements (15.10.2019)
  5. Disable the new security warning in Acrobat and Distiller (12.4.2019)
  6. Acrobat May 2019 Update with PDF 2.0 and PDF Processing Steps (15.5.2019)
  7. More performance for Acrobat DC on Mac thanks to August 2019 update (13.8.2019)
  8. Warning for Output Intent of Affinity Publisher (2.9.2019)
  9. GWG: Landing Page and Preflight Profiles for Digital Printing (23.4.2019)
  10. CorelDraw 2019 with PDF/X-4 – or not! (28.3.2019)

New specification for Sign & Display
from Ghent Workgroup

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.

Read more…New specification for Sign & Display
from Ghent Workgroup

Acrobat Update December 2019
adds more speed

Adobe released planned updates for Acrobat DC and Acrobat 2017. As usual there are two separate installers:

The update can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….

Read more…Acrobat Update December 2019
adds more speed

End of support for
Acrobat 2015 and Reader 2015

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…