Java Image Processing Library

Now you can quickly integrate image processing and file conversion into your Java applications. ImageGear for Java is an easy-to-use, robust imaging API for Java developers who need to incorporate low-level image processing into their applications while maintaining the highest level of control.

This versatile Java SDK supports reading and writing of 100+ file formats to meet a wide variety of use cases. You can also enable your applications to perform fast image conversion by converting to and from bitmap images with various bit depths, palettes, and compression and encoding options.

Java image processing library feature highlights:

Extensive file format support

This toolkit allows you to support reading and writing over 100 file formats and metadata including JPG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, Medical DICOM, and many more. You can easily integrate image conversion into your document management workflow and applications.


Enhance your software with document and image annotation capabilities using our preset annotations tools and functions. Annotations are key to highlighting and visualizing data, especially for file viewers or document archiving applications.


Add industry leading compression algorithms to your Java application with a few lines of code. Optimize different file formats using the most appropriate image compression algorithm that’s suitable for your application.

Powerful image processing

ImageGear for Java lets you automate image processing tasks, including crop, resize, encrypt, and decrypt. You can also read and write thumbnails, perform color processing, and blend and combine data from two or more images.

Easy image and document cleanup

The easy-to-use ImageClean™ feature will add high-performance document cleanup and pre-processing techniques to your Java application, including hole punch removal, line removal, dotted line removal, border cleanup, auto-cropping, image dilation, erosion, and much more.

Add PDF support with ImageGear for Java PDF

ImageGear for Java is designed to easily integrate with ImageGear for Java PDF and add multi-page PDF support into your applications. Read more about the PDF creation and manipulation capabilities in our Java PDF SDK.

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