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Application Notes

PDFX application notes are currently being revised by ISO/TC130/WG2/TF2. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Orf at dorf@aptech.org.


Adobe PDF References

Version 1.3 
Copyright© 1985-2000 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Version 1.4 
Copyright© 1985-2001 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Version 1.4 Errata 
Copyright© 2001-2003 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Version 1.6 
Copyright© 1985-2004 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Version 1.6 Errata 
Copyright© 2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Version 1.6 Addendum on Blend Modes 
Copyright© 2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

 

PostScript Language Reference Manual, 3rd edition 
Copyright© 1985-1999 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

 


XMP-Extensible Metadata Platform

January 2004 
Copyright © 2000–2001 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

June 2005 
Copyright © 2000–2001 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

September 2005 
Copyright © 2000–2001 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.


Technical Notes

#5002 "Encapsulated PostScript File Format Specification - Version 3.0"
Copyright© 1985-1988, 1990, 1992 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

#5044 "Color Separation Conventions for PostScript Language Programs"
Copyright© 1996 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

#5413 "Recording Output Intentions for Color Critical Workflows - Version 1.0" 
Copyright© 2000, 2001 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.


Additional Files

Specification ICC.1:1998-09 File Format for Color Profiles

Addendum 2 to Specification ICC.1:1998-09 (ICC.1A:1999-04)

Desktop Color Separation Specification 2.0 
The DCS Image File Format (QUARK)