CommonLook PDF

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Product Description: 

CommonLook PDF is a software tool that enables teams to test, repair, and report on accessible PDF documents. It is designed to simplify the remediation process, to ensure compliance with accessibility standards.

Main Features: 

  • Recognized in the W3C’s PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.0.
  • Works as a plug-in for Adobe Acrobat.
  • Automatically detects and repairs a variety of common PDF problems.
  • Reduces the time required to correct existing PDF documents.
  • Provides validation against Section 508, WCAG 2.0, PDF/UA 1.0, and HHS standards.
  • Supports structural validation based on ISO 32000-1:2008.
  • Supports documents with multi-page structures, and structures that move between pages.
  • Includes tools for working with tags, tables, lists, and tables of content.
  • Provides verification and correction of tagging order and semantics in a dedicated, auditable workflow.
  • Alerts users to correct structuring of tables, lists, and tables of contents.
  • Output PDF files are verified by the software or the operator, as appropriate to each checkpoint.
  • Generates a checkpoint-by-checkpoint, element-by-element report, accepted by HHS and others.
  • Reporting functions, including the Matterhorn Protocol.
  • Provides support for automatic bookmark-generation (based on heading levels).

More Information: 

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