PDFlib FontReporter

PDFlib FontReporter is a free plugin for analyzing fonts in PDF documents. It generates detailed information reports from any PDF file loaded into Adobe Acrobat. With a single click, PDFlib FontReporter collects general information, font-related information, and glyph tables for all fonts in a PDF and generates a font report in a separate PDF.

The PDFlib FontReporter plugin works with the following Acrobat versions:

  • Acrobat X/XI/DC 32-bit Standard, Professional and Pro Extended on Windows
  • Acrobat DC 64-bit Standard, Professional and Pro Extended on Windows.
  • Acrobat DC Standard and Pro/Professional on macOS.

The plugin doesn’t work with Acrobat Reader/Adobe Reader.

English FontReporter documentation is included in each of the software packages.

Highlights of PDFlib FontReporter

  • free product
  • supports all font types including CJK fonts
  • presents Unicode values of all characters
  • German and English user interface

More than Acrobat’s font list

  • FontReporter provides much more information about each font than Acrobat, including glyph names and Unicode mappings.
  • FontReporter deals with CJK font names even on Western systems.
  • FontReporter provides glyph tables so that you can see the glyphs in a font.
  • FontReporter presents the output as a PDF document so that you can save or print it.
  • FontReporter is guaranteed to process the full document, regardless of which pages have already been displayed in Acrobat.

The font report presents

  • document-related information
  • font-related information (on a printable page)
  • detailed glyph tables display the glyphs of the font

Information displayed for each glyph

  • Gray rectangle showing the glyph width
  • The actual glyph
  • The glyph name
  • The glyph’s Unicode value(s)