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PDF version and format Support

PDF Version and Format Support for Import



Which PDF versions and formats are supported for import by Kofax?



Kofax VRS, Kofax Express, and Kofax Capture support the import of PDF 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7 compliant files, including those that meet the PDF/A (PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2, and PDF/A-3) and PDF/X (PDF/X-1a:2001 and PDF/X-1a:2003) standards, with the following known exceptions:

  • VRS supports import of individual PDF files, not PDF Portfolios.

  • PDFs must not be password protected.

  • PDFs must not contain security settings that restrict access to the data contained in the PDF file.

  • PDFs must not contain more than 32,767 pages.

  • Active dynamic content in PDFs will not be rendered.

  • XFA form data content in PDFs may not be rendered.

  • Markups, comments, and “sticky notes” in the PDF may not be rendered.



Applies to:

Product  Version 
VRS 5.1



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