ISO 15930-7:2008

Graphic technology -- Prepress digital data exchange using PDF -- Part 7: Complete exchange of printing data (PDF/X-4) and partial exchange of printing data with external profile reference (PDF/X-4p) using PDF 1.6

ISO 15930-7:2008 specifies the use of the Portable Document Format (PDF) Version 1.6 for the dissemination of digital data intended for print reproduction. Where all elements necessary for final print reproduction are contained within the file it is designated as PDF/X-4. If a required ICC profile is externally supplied and unambiguously identified, it is designated as PDF/X-4p.

Colour-managed, CMYK, gray, RGB or spot colour data are supported, as are PDF transparency and optional content. Files can be prepared for use with gray, RGB and CMYK printing characterizations.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2008-03
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 130
    Graphic technology
  • 37.100.99
    Other standards related to graphic technology
    35.240.30
    IT applications in information, documentation and publishing

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