TET Download

Download PDFlib TET 5.2

Download PDFlib TET by clicking on the appropriate software package. PDFlib TET can be evaluated without a license, but will only process PDF documents with up to 10 pages and 1 MB size unless a valid license key is applied. With the purchase of a PDFlib TET product license you will receive a license key. The license key will turn the software to an unrestricted version for commercial use.

PDFlib TET packages contain:

  • TET command-line tool
  • TET library for various programming languages
  • TET manual
  • programming samples for all language bindings
  • XSLT samples for processing TETML
  • Connectors for various search engines

Usability of Maintenance Updates

The latest TET 5 maintenance release is available to customers who purchase a new license and to customers with an active support agreement. Customers with a license for an older maintenance release can purchase a minor update to use the latest maintenance release.

PDFlib TET 5.2 (released 07/2019)

Platform Package for use with
Windows - see system requirements
Windows Server x86 and Windows 7/8/10 x86 C, C++, Java, .NET2 Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby   COM
Windows Server x64 and Windows 7/8/10 x64  C, C++, Java, .NET2 Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby .NET Core COM
macOS - see system requirements
macOS 10.9 and above x86/x64 C, C++, Java Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby .NET Core  
Linux - see system requirements
Linux x86 (32-bit) C, C++, Java Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby    
Linux Intel 64 (x86_64) C, C++, Java Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby .NET Core  
Alpine Linux Intel 64 (x86_64) C, C++, Java Perl, PHP1, Python, Ruby .NET Core  
Mobile and Embedded Systems - system requirements
Android 32-bit and 64-bit C, C++ Java    
iOS 32- and 64-bit (universal) Objective-C, C, C++      
Embedded Linux (details) C, C++      
IBM - see system requirements
IBM AIX 5/6/7 32-bit C, C++, Java Perl, PHP1, Python    
IBM AIX 5/6/7 64-bit C, C++, Java      
IBM i5/iSeries and zSeries - see system requirements
i5/iSeries (AS/400)
(OS V6 R1 M0 or above)
C, C++, ILE-RPG Java, PHP3    
zSeries (USS) C, C++, Java      
zSeries (USS, 64-bit) C, C++, Java      
zSeries (MVS) C      

1) Please see the document PDFlib in PHP HowTo for details.

2) Please see the document PDFlib in .NET HowTo for details.

3) See here regarding the use of AIX binaries for Java or PHP for deployment on IBM i5/iSeries.

Supported versions of language bindings (not all versions are available on all platforms):

  • We support PHP 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 und 7.3 (not all versions are available on all platforms). See our PDFlib in PHP HowTo document for more info about PHP and PDFlib products.
  • Perl 5.16, 5.18, 5.20, 5.22, 5.24, 5.26, 5.28  and 5.30 are supported.
  • Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 are supported.
  • Ruby 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6 are supported.

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

PDFlib TET Documentation

The PDFlib TET Manual provides a thorough introduction to programming with PDFlib TET and the complete TET API. It is a must-read for all TET developers.

PDFlib TET
PDFlib TET Reference Manual The English edition of the PDFlib TET Reference Manual is included in all TET 5.2 packages.
pCOS Path Reference English Path Reference for pCOS interface 12
PDFlib TET Referenzhandbuch German PDFlib TET 5.0 Reference Manual
pCOS Pfadreferenz German Path Reference for pCOS interface 11

PDFlib TET Reference Manual

Japanese PDFlib TET 5.2 Reference Manual

pCOS Path Reference

Japanese Path Reference for pCOS interface 12