SOURCE: NetCentric Technologies, Inc.

NetCentric Technologies, Inc.

February 06, 2015 16:41 ET

NetCentric Technologies Announces Update to CommonLook PDF GlobalAccess

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 06, 2015) - NetCentric Technologies, maker of the popular CommonLook® suite of software and services for accessible electronic documents, announced today the release of CommonLook PDF Global Access version 5.1, an update to its popular application for producing standards compliant accessible PDF documents and forms that can be used effectively by persons with disabilities.

CommonLook PDF GlobalAccess is a plug-in to Adobe® Acrobat®. It greatly simplifies and accelerates the remediation process for ensuring compliance with standards that are the basis for legal and regulatory requirements for providing accessible electronic content to persons with disabilities.

This update includes new features and key performance improvements. A partial list of these improvements includes: greater support for right to left languages such as Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu; better support for accessible tables with one button application of table header scope for rows and columns; the addition of customizable user interface actions for the application of frequently accessed document components; improved support for creating accessible links; and improved performance for documents with form fields.

Through its support for the greatest number of authoritative accessibility standards, CommonLook PDF GlobalAccess stands out as the most complete and thorough PDF document accessibility remediation tool on the market. CommonLook PDF Global Access supports the W3C's WCAG 2.0, the International Standards Organization (ISO) PDF/UA, the PDF Association's Matterhorn protocol, Section 508 for United States federal agencies, and the style and accessibility standards for PDF files produced by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

To learn more about CommonLook PDF GlobalAccess visit NetCentric Technologies' web page at

About NetCentric Technologies
NetCentric Technologies is a leading provider of software products, training, and professional services enabling government agencies, healthcare, higher education and corporations to meet their obligations for electronic document accessibility compliance with Section 508, WCAG 2.0, PDF/UA and other accessibility standards.

The CommonLook Suite of software products offers significant time and cost savings throughout the document production cycle from authoring to verification, correction and management of PDF documents and evaluation of document collections. CommonLook Services offers the most accurate and highest quality remediation in the industry, and is the only remediation service to provide a comprehensive Section 508 or WCAG compliance certificate for each remediated document.

NetCentric's customers include a wide range of government agencies, educational institutions and corporations around the world. The company maintains offices in Washington, DC; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; and Melbourne, Australia. Learn more at

CommonLook is a trademark of NetCentric Technologies Inc. All other brand/product names are trademarks of their respective holders.

Contact Information

  • For Media Inquiries Contact
    Karen Strong
    Director of Marketing
    Email contact