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ADDING PDF SUPPORT TO JAVA

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.

JAVA PDF LIBRARY

The JPedal SDK includes a set of simple methods to perform common tasks such as PDF to Image conversion, PDF printing, Text extraction and search. The Java PDF viewer also includes a full API to integrate, customise and interact with in your code.

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Support for JPedal is done extremely well and for continuously using the software, what the customer needs is good support for the issues we face. And it is superb in that respect.

The support provided in resolving issues is one of the best among multiple third-party providers that we have experienced..

We have found JPedal to be a reliable and easy-to-use high level PDF library.

MAKE JAVA WORK WITH PDF FILES

The JPedal SDK includes everything you need to view, print, search, rasterize, annotate and extract content from PDF files in your Java code.

BE PRODUCTIVE WITH PDF FILES

JPedal has been specifically designed with developers in mind. Giving them the tools they require to add PDF capabilities to their own applications.

INSIST ON QUALITY

JPedal’s developers are obsessive about quality. When they are not making the content as true to the original as possible, they are working to reduce the memory usage and increase speed or fix odd PDF files.

INTEGRATE INTO YOUR SYSTEM

JPedal provides its own API so you can quickly customise. Documentation and support are provided by the same developers work wrote the software so we can quickly answer your questions and help you.

Pricing

Desktop Site Licence

$1500

For production usage for up to 150 desktop users at One physical Location. Targeted at Developers, Small & Medium Enterprise.

Server Site Licence

$1800

For production usage on a server with up to 12 Cores at one physical Location. Targeted at Developers, Small & Medium Enterprise.

OEM Licence

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Use JPedal in your named application with unlimited usage in a single application. Targeted at App Developers and Enterprise

JPedal can be used to read, write and view PDF forms in Java. It supports both XFA and FDF forms. JPedal decodes both types of PDF form into accessible PDF Form objects or allows you to read and write the raw data.

  • Support for FDF PDF forms
  • Support for pure/mixed/legacy XFA PDF forms
  • Read/write raw FDF form data in PDF files
  • Read directly XFA xml data streams
  • Display of form signatures supported

What is FDF?

FDF (Forms Data Format) is the original PDF format for adding interactive form objects (CheckBoxes, Text, ComboBoxes, etc) into a PDF file. The data is included inside the PDF as standard PDF objects.

 

What is XFA?

XFA (XML Forms Architecture) stores the forms information in separate XML structures. It offers more flexibility than FDF but is supported by less PDF tools. Legacy files can be created containing both XFA and FDF forms.

PDF files with XFA forms/Fillable forms are generally created with Adobe LiveCycle.