How do I convert a file into PDF/A format?

By n00bst4r23 ·

we use Adobe Acrobat 8.0 standard at our office. I am wondering how can we convert a particular file into PDF/A format using Adobe Acrobat? What's the best software to do this

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but the question was

by oldbaritone In reply to n00bst4r23

"using Adobe Acrobat."

Yes, there are many free 3rd-party products. But the original question was specific about using Adobe.

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One Last Q.

by n00bst4r23 In reply to How do I convert a file i ...

Thanks everyone for the helpful posts. I now can save a document into PDF/A format.

But one last q. - I saved a word document into PDF/A format and it looks exactly like any ordinary PDF document. Is there a way to tell the difference between standard PDF from PDF/A file?

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by christianshiflet In reply to One Last Q.

If you open the file in Adobe reader you can go to File, Document Properties and on the description tab it will show as PDF version 1.4 (Acrobat 5.x). That pdf version (1.4) is (essentially) PDF/A. That is one way to identify them.

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MS Word 2007 or above

by PeterPatrickGo In reply to How do I convert a file i ...

Actually the Acrobat is a little bit complicated for us to manage, if just for creating pdf files, why not just copy the contents in the word 2007 or above to save as PDF format.
And other PDF converters could also help us on such issue, for example, the nitro pdf, nemo pdf.

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