PAD(R) - Provided by the Association of Software Professionals

PAD(R) is the Portable Application Description, and it helps authors provide product descriptions and specifications to online sources in a standard way, using a standard data format that will allow webmasters and software application librarians to automate app listings. PAD provides a complete content solution for application developers and the webmasters of software catalogs and directories.

PAD Overview -> Webmaster Resources

Webmaster Resources

Set Up Your Own Software Archive

Download reusable sample source code for PAD implementation.

PAD Digital Signature
PAD digital signatures specification, tools and resources.

Download this ready-to-run PHP/MySQL based download site, provided for free by the ASP.

PAD 4.0 Certified Database

Global PAD Repository
Review Publishers PAD file for Certification.

Other Resources

Answers on frequently asked questions.

Links and 3rd Party Tools
Links to PAD related services, 3rd party tools and resources.

PAD Specification
PAD standard definitions, PAD Signing specification, tools and resources.

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