PDF software to create, edit and manage your documents.
Developers rely on Adobe PDF Library because of its ability to handle the most complex PDF workflow issues. Built with the same core technology used in Adobe Acrobat, our PDF SDK gives you a reliable and consistent experience. Download a free trial and start your proof of concept today.

C/C++, .NET FRAMEWORK, .NET Core & Java, Windows, Linux, MacOS



Creation & Modification

  • Optimize for size
  • Merge/Split
  • Annotations
  • Flattening
  • Bookmarks, links, labels
  • Underlines/Highlights
  • Create Transparency
  • Add Content/Elements
  • Color spaces
  • Layers
  • Linearization (web)


  • Content
  • Attachments
  • Fonts
  • Flattening
  • List info, layers & paths
  • Metadata


  • Silent Printing
  • Automating Tray Pulls
  • Building RIPs


  • Set/Change passwords
  • Remove passwords
  • Encrypt with password
  • Decrypt with password
  • Redaction
  • Encryption/Decryption
  • Set Permissions
  • Lock Document
  • Watermark
  • Passwords


  • XFA to AcroForms
  • Import/Export data
  • Flatten
  • Dynamic XFA Flattening
  • Static XFA Flattening


  • Extract
  • Import/Export
  • Thumbnails
  • Render/Rasterize Pages
  • Separations


  • Text extraction by pattern, region, annotations
  • Text search
  • Insert header/footer
  • Add glyphs, unicode & vertical text


  • PDFA Converter
  • PDFX Converter
  • ZUGFeRD Converter
  • PDF to EPS
  • PDF to PostScript
  • XPS to PDF
  • PDF to MS Office Documents
  • EPS to PDF
  • PS to PDF


  • Add Text to Document
  • Add Text to Image

What our clients are saying:

"Adobe PDF Library solved our problems handling PDF documents"

"Adobe PDF Library is one of the products that makes my workload easier"

"Gets as close as possible to the 'gold standard' of PDF handling software"

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