XChange International (http://www.xchangeuk.com) has released
pdfToolbox Server 4. From the developers of the preflight technology
in Adobe Acrobat, pdfToolbox Server 4 offers PDF preflighting and
automatic correction, color management, presentation tools,
imposition and more.

The upgrade includes metadata capabilities. pdfToolbox Server 4
supports all PDF versions (up to PDF 1.7/Acrobat 9) and connects to
existing workflows via hot folders offering simultaneous processing
of multiple files for optimized throughput. It uses IPTC, XMP and
other object related metadata and displays that data in a
configureable report that checks more than 1,000 characteristics.

It provides configuration files that can be interchanged with other
servers and adjusts and corrects more than 100 different
PDF?attributes. pdfToolbox Server 4 supports all principle standards
and validates and creates PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/A-1a and

The product (which costs approximately US$502) also embeds missing
fonts (including Easter European, Cyrillic and Far Eastern fonts),
imposes using rule-based imposition schemes, places elements or new
PDFs on new layers and makes layers PDF/X-4 compliant. Additionally,
pdfToolbox Server 4 provides adjustable compression methods for