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Java PDF Library

JPedal is written in 100% Java and does not need additional platform-specific native libraries to be installed. If it runs Java 8 or above, it runs JPedal.


Annotate PDF in Java

JPedal allows you to annotate and save PDF files in Java. Annotations can be added and edited from your Java code, or via the User Interface in the Java PDF Viewer.

Annotate PDF Files in the JPedal GUI Annotations Editor


JPedal's Java Viewer includes a GUI annotations editor. This lets you create and edit annotations which can then be saved back into the PDF. Adding annotations to PDF files has never been easier.

Annotate PDF Files Directly From Your Java Code


Annotations can also be added programmatically. Our documentation shows you how to add an annotation and save a the PDF file from your code.


Annotation Types Supported by JPedal


Straight Lines

Free Form Lines


Text Highlighting

Free Text

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