Product Overview



PDFlib is the leading developer toolbox for generating and manipulating files in Adobe’s well known Portable Document Format (PDF).


PDFlib+PDI includes all PDFlib functions plus the PDF Import Library (PDI). With PDI you can open existing PDF documents and incorporate some pages into the PDFlib output.

PDFlib Personalization Server (PPS)

PDFlib Personalization Server (PPS) includes PDFlib+PDI plus additional functions for variable data processing using PDFlib blocks. PPS makes applications independent from any layout changes.


The PDFlib Text and Image Extraction Toolkit (TET) is a developer product for reliably extracting text, images and metadata from PDF documents.

PDFlib TET PDF IFilter

TET PDF IFilter extracts text and metadata from PDF documents and makes it available to search and retrieval software on Windows. This allows PDF documents to be searched on the local desktop, a corporate server, or the Web.


PDFlib PLOP (PDF Linearization, Optimization, Protection) offers a straightforward way to linearize and optimize your PDF files for fast Web delivery, and to apply or remove Acrobat security features.


PDFlib PLOP DS (Digital Signature) offers all features of PLOP, plus the ability to apply digital signatures to PDF documents.

pCOS Interface

The pCOS interface provides a simple and elegant facility for retrieving any information from a PDF document which is not part of the page contents. It is an integrated part of the PDFlib+PDI, PPS, TET, TET PDF IFilter and PLOP/PLOP DS products.