PDF Xpress

Rapidly render large PDF files and images without losing quality.
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Enhance your .NET/C# application with PDF Xpress.

With our PDF library SDK, users can create, edit, render, extract, save, and compress documents. PDF Xpress enables lossless compression to reduce file size without sacrificing render quality, allowing users to email files with ease. This is ideal for environments where multiple, large files are frequently emailed.  

 

PDF Xpress Features

Gain a broad range of PDF features including file creation, editing, text and image extraction, and standard PDF security in your current application.

Simple to Implement

PDF Xpress has concise code that enables fast, simple customization of your current application. Our .NET PDF library SDK comes with C# and VB sample code to quickly integrate with your Windows application (eg. WPF, ASP.NET, Winforms).

 

Break Out and Manipulate Pages

With PDF Xpress, you can break open the PDF page structure so you can add, delete, rotate, and rearrange elements on the page. With these functions, users are able to:

  • Extract specific pages.
  • Easily add, move, and delete pages or groups of pages.
  • Rotate pages.
  • Create a new PDF from extracted pages.
  • Insert and reorder pages.
  • Merge or split PDF files.

 

Create and Edit PDF and PDF/A

Generate new PDF files from text and images and edit existing PDFs. Create PDF/A-1b archive files. Add images from numerous image formats including:

  • TIFF
  • JBIG2
  • PNG
  • JPEG
  • JPEG 2000
  • GIF
  • BMP
  • RAW

 

Powerful Compression

Applications built with PDF Xpress can make PDF files dramatically smaller for fast display and efficient archival. Compress an existing PDF document by as much as 96% and easily control compression settings to balance file size and quality. Apply PDF linearization, which dramatically speeds up PDF display on the web.

 

Markup Control

Crack open PDF annotations to read, add, edit, import, and export all types of PDF markings, including text and shapes.

  • Read, display, add, edit, and delete PDF annotations.
  • Includes comment, highlight, text, arrow, line, and various shape annotation.
  • Import and export PDF annotations to XFDF (XML format).
  • Import and export to NotateXpress format.

 

Security Settings & Permissions

Read and access document security settings including permissions, encryption method, and user/owner passwords. Edit or remove security settings from a secure document or add security settings to a non-secure document. 

Permissions include:

  • Modifying the document.
  • Adding or modifying text annotations.
  • Copying or extracting text and graphics from the document.
  • Assembling the document by inserting, rotating, or deleting pages, and creating bookmarks or thumbnail images.
  • Filling in interactive form fields, like signature fields.
  • Printing the document.

Encryption methods include:

  • 40-bit RC4, Acrobat 3 and later.
  • 128-bit RC4, Acrobat 5 and later.
  • 128-bit RC4, Acrobat 6 and later.
  • 128-bit AES, Acrobat 7 and later.
  • 256-bit AES, Acrobat 9 and later.

 

Take Control of Rendering

PDF Xpress gives your applications control of the PDF rendering process to optimize viewing, printing, and conversion. This toolkit enables rendering:

  • Bitmap, DIB, EPS, RAW, or Device Context.
  • PDF annotations.
  • Large pages to higher resolution for detailed viewing.
  • Copy-protected PDFs that block content copying.

 

Extract Text and Images from PDFs

PDF Xpress makes it easy for users to extract any and all image files from an existing PDF for other uses. Access the uncompressed image data and easily pass it to other Accusoft components. You can even search for and highlight text within a PDF document.

 

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Manage Bookmarks

Use PDF Xpress to work with a PDF file’s internal navigation bookmarks. Read, create, edit, delete, and move internal PDF navigation bookmarks in the table of contents.

 

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Control PDF Properties

What’s the PDF version a file is saved in? Is it linearized for fast web view? Empower your application to find out.

  • Determine the PDF version of a document. 
  • Determine if a document is linearized for efficient access in a network environment.

 

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Manage Metadata

Read, add, edit, and delete document metadata including:

  • Author
  • Title
  • Subject
  • Creator
  • Producer
  • Keywords
  • Read Creation and Modification Dates

 

Manage Links to External Content

PDF Xpress gives you control of hyperlinks including adding, changing, removing, and searching for links. 

  • Add URL hyperlinks so users can launch a web page from a PDF.
  • Edit the bounding box and URL properties of existing PDF hyperlinks.
  • Find, edit, and remove hyperlinks.

 

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Make a Portfolio

From attachments, PDF Xpress can build and show a PDF portfolio that combines documents in multiple file types.

  • Build a portfolio PDF viewer by opening attachment data contained in a PDF.
  • Add and remove PDF attachments.
  • Determine if a PDF document has attachments.

 

PDF Xpress Development Environments

.NET 

For use in 64-bit and 32-bit environments. Fully compliant with .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0, it deploys within .NET as a managed control. It can be used in multi-threaded applications.  

Programming environments include:

  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Visual Studio 2010

Sample code is included for:

  • VB.NET
  • C# 

ActiveX

PDF Xpress can be used in development environments that host ActiveX controls and in multi-threaded applications.  

Programming environments include:

  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • Visual Basic 6

Sample code is included for:

  • Visual Basic 6
  • Visual C++
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David Hilsabeck started with TMS, Inc. in 1989 after receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Cameron University and spending two years in the defense industry. Within TMS, David worked on the company’s text retrieval and imaging products, such as Prizm Viewer. In 2004, TMS was acquired by Pegasus Imaging, and the two companies' product lines were merged. Since that time and through the transition from Pegasus Imaging to Accusoft, David has worked with and contributed to Accusoft’s imaging SDK product line. Outside of work, David enjoys building large pyrotechnic devices, and is an active member of the Florida Pyrotechnic Arts Guild.

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Start your free PDF Xpress trial.

Use the form below to download your full-featured trial of PDF Xpress. This free demo of our PDF library SDK includes functional sample code to get you started. With this demo you can experience the speed and ease of PDF manipulation. Add, modify, and delete bookmarks, annotations, pages, watermarks, and metadata found within PDF files, and much more.

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Tech Specs for PDF Xpress

PDF Xpress makes it fast and easy to enhance your .NET/C# application with robust PDF features. You’ll find everything developers need to evaluate this SDK on this page including programming environments, sample code, tech specs, current builds, and more. 

 

Detailed Technical Specs

 

.NET Technical Notes
  • Create .NET applications for use in 64-bit and 32-bit environments. 
  • Fully compliant with .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0, it deploys within .NET as a managed control. PDF Xpress can be used in multi-threaded applications.  
  • Sample code is included for VB.NET and C#.
  • Programming environments include:
    • Visual Studio 2017
    • Visual Studio 2013
    • Visual Studio 2012
    • Visual Studio 2010
ActiveX Technical Notes
  • PDF Xpress can be used in development environments that host ActiveX controls and in multi-threaded applications.
  • Sample code is included for Visual Basic 6 and Visual C++.
  • Programming environments include:
    • Visual Studio 2017
    • Visual Studio 2013
    • Visual Studio 2012
    • Visual Studio 2010
    • Visual Basic 6

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PDF Xpress Pricing

Pricing for this PDF library SDK varies based on product, deployment, and other variables. Contact us for assistance with licensing options or a product quote. 

PDF Xpress Pricing Details

Licensing is annual unless contracted otherwise as OEM or ISV
No Pricing is final until formally quoted in writing by Accusoft, as this sheet is subject to change without notice
Please contact us for more information at info@accusoft.com

PDF Xpress Support Plans

All customers receive free Upgrade Support for 90 days after initial purchase, which includes email support and all product upgrades. Customers wanting longer-term support may choose to extend Upgrade Support, or to move up to Priority or Expedited support.