File Extension Library

.PDFA File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Document Files

What are .PDFA files and how to open them?

Can't open .PDFA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PDFA file.

What is a .PDFA file extension?

.PDFA file extension is created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. .PDFA has been classified as Document Files.

.PDFA is PDF/A document file

The pdfa is associated with PDF file format (Portable Document Format) developed by Adobe, but its not an actual file extension. PDF/A is a subset of PDF, formalized in ISO 19005-1:2005 standard.

How to open:

Use Adobe Acrobat and other tools to open *.pdfa files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools are able to export *.pdfa files to other formats.

How to fix problems with .PDFA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PDFA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PDFA file format
  2. You need to check the .PDFA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)