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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.

A Complete Java PDF Viewer


JPedal’s Java PDF Viewer makes light work of multi-page display, searching, printing and annotations editing. The complete viewer solution is fully customisable. It can be controlled directly from your Java code via the API and can easily be integrated into your own Java applications.

Multiple View Modes

Single Page Mode

Continuous Mode

Continuous Facing Mode

Facing Mode

Page Flow Mode

Key Features



The Java PDF Viewer is easily customisable via a simple XML configuration. Options such as which menu items appear, background colour, resolution and many more can easily be specified.

JPedal is written in pure Java with no required dependencies. You just need a single jar on your classpath to run the Viewer or to integrate it into your own Java applications.

The Java PDF Viewer has full support for page rotation, navigation and zoom. Different mouse modes also allow you to swtich between panning and text selection.

The JPedal Viewer is not just for viewing PDF files. It can also open many different image file types, including JPEG, PNG, TIFF, DICOM and more.


We have extensive documentation showing you how to use the Java PDF Viewer. Find out how you can add the Viewer into your Java application with just 2 lines of code.