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jPDFSecure

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Categories: PDF, Security

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 2.00
Added 2009-02-23

Java library that can change security settings on PDF Documents.
With jPDFSecure, your application can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents as well as set permissions on the documents.

Features include:
- Encrypt/decrypt PDF documents
- 128-bit RC4 encryption security level
- Set/remove permissions
- Set/remove passwords
- Password to open PDF documents
- Master password to change permissions

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JPedal

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Categories: PDF

Author: IDRsolutions

Latest version: 3.00
Added 2007-01-23

Library for PDF files.

Features include:
- PDF forms support
- PDF text extraction
- PDF image extraction
- PDF viewer
- Font support
- Mac support
- Interactive search
- Printing

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PDFBox

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Categories: PDF

Latest version: 0.7.0
Added 2005-03-17

Open source Java PDF library for working with PDF documents.
PDFBox allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing documents and the ability to extract content from documents.
PDFBox also includes several command line utilities.

Features include:
- PDF to text extraction
- Merge PDF Documents
- PDF Document Encryption/Decryption
- Lucene Search Engine Integration
- Fill in form data FDF and XFDF
- Create a PDF from a text file
- Create images from PDF pages

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Aspose.Pdf.Kit for Java

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Categories: PDF

Author: Aspose

Latest version: 1.7.1.0
Added 2007-02-06

Library for PDF document manipulation that allows editing existing PDF documents.

Features include:
- Supports both Windows and web Java applications
- Creating application and PDF document link
- Font style
- Modifying AcroForm
- Extracting and adding images and text
- Getting and modifying meta information
- Encrypting or decrypting a PDF file
- Adding watermark or logo
- Appending pages
- Converting PDF file to a single Tiff file or XML file

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iText

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Categories: PDF

Author: Lowagie

Latest version: 2.0.0
Added 2005-02-02Updated 2007-02-20

Library that allows you to generate PDF files on the fly.

The iText classes are useful for people who need to generate read-only, platform-independent documents containing text, lists, tables and images. The library is especially useful in combination with Java technology-based Servlets: The look and feel of HTML is browser dependent; with iText and PDF you can control how your servlet's output will look.

iText requires JDK 1.4. It's available for free under a multiple license: MPL and LGPL.

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Orinoco

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Categories: PDF

Author: Andy Khan

Latest version: 1.0.14
Added 2006-12-08

Java API for generating text PDF documents.

Features include:
- allows presentation of text in a variety of fonts and styles
- headers, footers and page numbering
- layout data in tables, with headings
- background shading
- tabs
- paper sizes and page orientation
- automatically handles line wrapping and page breaks

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Aspose.Pdf for Java

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Categories: PDF

Author: Aspose

Latest version: 2.2.2.0
Added 2007-02-06

Library for writing PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat.

Features include:
- Document and page properties
- Page orientation
- Color space, text, headings, tables, images, hyperlinks
- Custom fonts and true type fonts
- Large document support
- Converting HTML/CSS into PDF
- Different sizes for pages in a document
- Support for Document Object Model
- PDF creation by API, or XML and XSL-FO files

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jPDFImages

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Categories: Graphics, PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 2.12
Added 2009-02-23

Java library to export images from PDF files and to import images into PDF files.
jPDFImages can create images from pages in a PDF document and export them as JPEG, TIFF or PNG images. Additionally, it can return the image of any page in the document to the host Java application as a BufferedImage for further processing or to save in different formats.

Features include:
- Export PDF document pages as JPEG, TIFF or PNG images
- Import images into new or existing documents
- Support for PDF 1.7 (latest PDF format)
- Save to the file system or to Java output streams
- 100% Java
- No need to install or configure additional drivers or software when deploying your application

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jPDFFields

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Categories: PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 1.71
Added 2009-02-23

Java library to work with interactive PDF forms in both AcroForm and XFA formats.
jPDFFields allows your application to get and set field values and can also import and export to FDF, XFDF and XDP formats.

Features include:
- Load PDF documents from files, network drives, URLs or input streams
- Work with PDF forms in both AcroForm or XFA formats
- Export/import fields data as FDF, XML (XFDF) or XDP files
- Flatten form fields (paint the fields content directly in the page and remove fields themselves from the PDF document)
- Reset fields to their default value
- Save updated PDF file as file, an OutputStream or a ServletOutputStream
- 100% Java

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Big Faceless Java PDF library

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Categories: PDF

Author: Big Faceless Organization

Latest version: 2.7
Added 2005-07-28Updated 2006-08-02

Java class library for creating and editing Acrobat PDF documents on-the-fly.

Features include:
- Create or edit interactive PDF AcroForms (Extended Edition only)
- Digitally sign PDF documents (Extended Edition only)
- Import and edit existing PDF documents (Extended Edition only)
- Transparent Unicode support
- TrueType and Type1 fonts, with subsetting for smaller files. Great for OCR.
- PDF Encryption, for password-protected documents (40 and 128 bit)
- Embed JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF or java.awt.Image images, or add Barcodes directly to the PDF
- Use Spot colors, calibrated ICC profiles and other advanced colorspaces
- Add HTML-style Hyperlinks to text or images
- Process 1000+ words a second with kerning, ligatures, justification and "curly quotes" for legibility.
- Simplify complex document creation by defining and applying "Styles"
- Full support for PDF features like bookmarks, compression and document meta-information
- Non-linear creation of documents: pages can be created and edited in any order
- Intelligent embedding: Fonts and images can be reused without increasing the file size

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Big Faceless Report Generator

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Categories: PDF, Reporting

Author: Big Faceless Organization

Latest version: 1.1.31
Added 2006-08-02

Component for converting XML to PDF documents.
Allows creating dynamic PDF reports using JSP, ASP or similar technology.

Features include:
- HTML-style tables: auto-sized nested tables with full control over padding, margins and borders
- Use cascading CSS2 stylesheets to control look and feel
- Create inline graphs and charts with XML, direct from the database
- Includes a servlet and a servlet filter for generation of PDF's from XML or JSP pages
- Auto pagination of content with page headers and footers
- HTML syntax
- Unicode support, encryption, TrueType fonts, barcodes...
- Load existing PDF documents as templates
- Digitally sign documents
- Create interactive forms

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jPDFPrint

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Categories: PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 2.22
Added 2005-06-17Updated 2009-02-23

Library that can load and print PDF documents.
jPDFPrint allows printing Acrobat PDF documents directly from your Java programs with or without user intervention.

Features include:
- Print any PDF documents
- Print with or without user intervention (silent print)
- Print documents from files, URLs or Java input streams
- Support for PDF 1.6 (Acrobat 7.0)
- No third party software or drivers necessary
- Printing options
- Tested on JDK 1.3.1 and above

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ICEpdf

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Categories: PDF

Author: ICEsoft Technologies

Latest version: 3.0.0
Added 2009-10-05

Open source Java PDF engine that can render, convert, or extract PDF content.

Features include:
- 100% Java-based
- capable of rendering PDFs up to version 1.6 (Acrobat 7.0)
- integration within Java clients, allowing control over the configuration, functionality, and user interface
- lightweight static and dynamic memory footprint
- deployment without the hassles of Java-to-native integration issues
- can act as a stand-alone PDF viewer, or can be embedded as PDF viewer component in an application
- renders PDFs to an image file (PNG, JPEG, or GIF) in a server-side web application
- supports all PDF embedded font types (Types 0-3, OpenType, TrueType)
- Font substitution optimized per platform
- Supports incremental document loading
- Supports Adobe Standard Security for password-protected documents (40 and 128 bit RC4 or AES)
- Supports interactive link annotation actions; uri, launch and resource
- View all markup annotations

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jPDFProcess

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Categories: PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 3.41
Added 2009-02-23

Java library to manipulate PDF documents.

Features include:
- Create new PDF documents or work with existing PDF documents
- Draw onto existing or new pages
- Split and merge documents
- Remove / add / rotate / resize pages
- Encrypt and protect your documents
- Import, export and fill interactive form data
- Export pages as images
- Apply and verify digital signatures
- Extract Text Content
- Print PDF documents
- Add file attachments
- Add and edit bookmarks
- Edit document properties such as title, keywords, subject
- Create PDF layers and draw onto them
- 100% Java

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jPDFWriter

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Categories: PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 3.20
Added 2009-02-23

Java library that allows you to generate PDF documents directly from your Java programs.

jPDFWriter can create PDF files in two ways:
- PDF files can be created directly using jPDFWriter's API.
- jPDFWriter also extends the standard Java PrinterJob so that you can create PDF files in the same way that you would print to a physical printer.

Features include:
- Emulates the java graphics and printing classes, thus minimizing code changes and training
- No need to install or configure additional drivers or software when deploying your application
- 100% Java
- Supports PDF compression
- Support for PDF encryption and permissions
- Support for embedding fonts
- Support for JBIG2 images with optional module
- Allows run-time decision to go to a printer or to a PDF file

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jPDFText

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Categories: PDF

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 1.51
Added 2009-02-23

Java library to extract text from PDF documents.
With jPDFText you can process PDF documents to extract the textual content for archiving, storage, searching or indexing.

Features include:
- Load PDF documents from files, network drives, URLs or input streams
- Extract text
- Extract words as a vector of Strings
- 100% Java
- No need to install or configure additional drivers or software when deploying

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PDFTextStream for Java

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Categories: PDF

Author: Snowtide Informatics Systems

Latest version: 2.0.2
Added 2007-01-23

Extracts text and metadata contained in any type of PDF file.

Features include:
- Supports Unicode
- PDF document metadata access
- Page-level object model
- Interactive form data extraction
- PDF bookmark (document outline) access
- PDF annotation access
- PDF to HTML exporter
- Built-in PDF merge utility
- Subclasses java.io.Reader

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jPDFViewer

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Categories: PDF, Rich client UI - Swing

Author: Qoppa

Latest version: 4.53
Added 2007-09-05Updated 2009-02-23

Java PDF viewer bean.

Features include:
- View PDF
- Print PDF
- Thumbnails, bookmarks and annotations views for easy navigation
- Supports form fields and annotations
- Supports digital signatures
- Customizable toolbar
- Load files from local, network, url, stream

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