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Other tools for creating a PDF/A file
Check accessibility before creating a PDF/A compliant document.
Your own computer
With free softwares, such as LibreOffice or Scribus, you can save as a PDF/A file.
With non-free softwares for handling PDF files, like Serif Labs Affinity Designer or Adobe Acrobat Pro, you can take advantage of free trials.
Computers in classrooms
You can save as a PDF/A file by using Office Word for Windows on classroom computers, but note that some settings might change, for example, line breaks can end up in a different place.
The computers in classrooms also have the PDF-XChange software, with which you can convert a PDF file into a PDF/A file.
You can also use PDF-XChange software or an online document converter.
Online Document Converter