PDF Accessibility: Problem Solved


Ensure your PDFs are accessible and in compliance with the latest ADA and Section 508 regulations.

Our tools and services make it easy.

CommonLook's Hybrid Approach

to achieving pdf accessibility

CommonLook recommends a hybrid approach to PDF accessibility.

Have CommonLook Services work on your critical documents that need to be done quickly and use a combination of CommonLook PDF and CommonLook Training to develop the capability to remediate documents using your internal resources.

Volume pricing offers discounts as low as:

  • $93.60/user for CommonLook PDF
  • $39.90/user for CommonLook Office
  • $113.48/user for CommonLook Suites

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Select commercial, education, or government pricing and receive individual and volume pricing.


CommonLook Office eliminates any excuses of time, deadlines, or complexity that have been used for not creating accessible PDFs up to now.

Peter Abrahams

Practice Leader – Accessibility and Usability

CommonLook PDF is truly an asset

Ellen Waldron
Food and Drug Administration

When we started our journey to make PDFs more accessible, we reached out to the experts – CommonLook... We made use of CommonLook's PDF Validator and consulted with them to ensure we were focusing our efforts on the areas that would have the biggest impact.

Dominic Mazzoni

Technical Lead, Google Chrome Accessibility

I am totally blown away by the functions and features.

Natalie C. Yarbrough 

Regulatory and Web Compliance Specialist, Communications
Peoples Health

By building this into Chrome, we’re hoping some organizations that already use HTML as part of their document workflow might be able to take advantage of this new functionality and generate compliant PDFs more easily.

Dominic Mazzoni

Technical Lead, Google Chrome Accessibility

Achieving PDF Compliance Doesn't Have to be Hard

  • CommonLook’s professional services provide The CommonLook Report, an iron-clad guarantee of compliance with Section 508, WCAG 2.0, PDF/UA or HHS standards.
  • We deliver comprehensive, fully documented results.
  • The CommonLook executive team has decades of experience in accessibility and is well versed in compliance standards and regulations. Ferass Elrayes, CommonLook CTO, is the chair of the Canadian delegation at the meetings of ISO TC 171/ SC 2. He has guided the introduction of several first-to-market commercial plugins for Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.
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How CommonLook’s expertise helped Google with PDF accessibility

Two years ago, Google reached out to CommonLook because of our expertise in PDF accessibility.

We are thrilled to report that after significant progress, Google is rolling out a feature that builds PDF accessibility into Chrome.

A Bright New Future for the World of Accessibility


With great excitement, we announce yet another significant step forward.