What is PDF?

PDF meaning in Digital terms is Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF) is a document encoding system that maintains the original content, structure and appearance of a document across many computer platforms and communications networks. Adobe has created a near universal document format that is device and resolution independent. A free and widely available PDF viewer allows users to open, view, navigate, and usually print an electronic document. As of July 1, 2008 PDF has been recognized as international standard – ISO 32000-1:2008.


reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary