Download PDFlib 9

The PDFlib 9 download packages contain combined binaries for PDFlib, PDFlib+PDI, and PDFlib Personalization Server (PPS). Download the software package by clicking on the appropriate language binding for your platform.

PDFlib, PDFlib+PDI, and PPS can be evaluated without a license, but display a demo stamp across all generated pages unless a valid license key is applied. A license key can be purchased by clicking . According to your purchase, the license key will activate PDFlib, PDFlib+PDI, or PPS, and will turn the software to an unrestricted version for commercial use.

English PDFlib manuals are included in each of the packages.

German and Japanese language manuals are available for download at the end of this page.

Availability of Maintenance Updates

The latest PDFlib 9 maintenance release is available to customers who purchase a new license and to customers with an active support agreement. This differs from earlier versions where we offered maintenance updates on a voluntary basis even for customers without active support.

PDFlib / PDFlib+PDI / PDFlib Personalization Server (PPS) 9.0.6 (released 11/2015)

Platform Package for use with Buy
Windows - see system requirements
Windows Server x86 and Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 x86

C, C++

Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby REALbasic
Xojo
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COM .NET2 Buy license key

Windows Server x64 and
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 x64

C, C++ Java Perl PHP1
Python Ruby   Buy license key
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OS X/macOS - see system requirements
OS X/macOS 10.6 and above on x86/x64 C, C++,
Objective-C
Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby REALbasic
Xojo
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Linux/FreeBSD - see system requirements
Linux x86

C, C++

Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby REALbasic
Xojo
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Linux Intel 64

C, C++

Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby   Buy license key

Linux on IBM zSeries

see below
FreeBSD 7/8/9/10 x86 C, C++ Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby   Buy license key
FreeBSD 7/8/9/10 Intel 64 C, C++ Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby   Buy license key
Oracle/IBM/HP - see system requirements
Oracle Solaris sparc 32-bit

C, C++

Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby   Buy license key
Oracle Solaris sparc 64-bit C, C++ Java Perl   Python     Buy license key
Oracle Solaris x86

C, C++

Java Perl PHP1 Python Ruby   Buy license key
Oracle Solaris x64 C, C++ Java           Buy license key
IBM AIX 5/6/7 32-bit C, C++ Java Perl PHP1

Python

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IBM AIX 5/6/7 64-bit C, C++ Java Perl         Buy license key
HP-UX 11 IA-64 ILP32 C, C++ Java Perl PHP1       Buy license key
HP-UX 11 IA-64 LP64 C, C++ Java   PHP1       Buy license key
Mobile and Embedded Systems - see system requirements
iOS Objective-C, C, C++
Android C, C++ Java
Embedded Linux and Windows Embedded Compact on request
IBM i5/iSeries and zSeries - see system requirements
i5/iSeries (AS/400)
(OS V5 R3 M0 or above)

C, C++

Java

RPG

PHP3       Buy license key
zSeries (USS)

C, C++

Java

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zSeries (USS, 64-bit)

C, C++ 

Java

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zSeries (MVS)

C, Cobol

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Linux-S390 (32-bit)

C, C++

Java

Perl

PHP

Python

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Linux-S390x (64-bit)

C, C++

Java

Perl

PHP

Python

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1) Please see the document PDFlib in PHP HowTo for details.
2) Please see the document PDFlib in .NET HowTo for details.
3) The AIX binary can be used for PHP on iSeries/i5. Please see here for details.

 

We support PHP 5.4-5.6 and 7.0 (not all versions are available on all platforms). See our PDFlib in PHP HowTo document for more info about PHP and PDFlib.

Perl 5.8, 5.10, 5.12, 5.14, 5.16, 5.18, 5.20 and 5.22 are supported.

Python 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5 are supported.

Ruby 1.8 up to 2.2 is supported.

If you want to check that your download was free of transmission errors, we provide md5 checksums for all download packages.

See the change log for all changes since version 9.0.0.

Additional Resources

Japanese Resource Kit: Package with Japanese ICC profiles and CMaps

For Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (CJK) text output with PDFlib you will find a package with many CMaps here.

PDFlib Documentation

The following PDFlib 9 documentation is available for download.

PDFlib 9

The PDFlib 9 Tutorial provides a thorough introduction to PDFlib programming. The PDFlib 9 API Reference contains a complete description of the PDFlib API functions. It is a must-read for all PDFlib developers.
English PDFlib 9 Manuals
PDFlib 9 TutorialThe english editions of the PDFlib 9 Tutorial and the PDFlib 9 API Reference are also included in all PDFlib 9 packages
PDFlib 9 API Reference
pCOS Path Reference for PDFlib 9English Path Reference for pCOS interface 8 in PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
German PDFlib 9 Manuals
PDFlib 9 Tutorial German PDFlib Tutorial for PDFlib 9, PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
PDFlib 9 API-Referenz German PDFlib API Reference for PDFlib 9, PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
pCOS Pfadreferenz für
PDFlib 9
German Path Reference for pCOS interface 8 in PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
Japanese PDFlib 9 Manuals
PDFlib 9 TutorialJapanese PDFlib Tutorial for PDFlib 9, PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
PDFlib 9 API ReferenceJapanese PDFlib API Reference for PDFlib 9, PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9
pCOS Path ReferenceJapanese Path Reference for pCOS interface 8 in PDFlib+PDI 9 and PPS 9