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iText Software offers a wide range of free technical white paper to help you get started or better understand our software products.

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pdfDebug white paper

Catch bugs in your code, early and easily with pdfDebug. This tool enables developers to catch and correct bugs in PDF files during creation. It reflects the internal structure of PDF documents for advanced debugging on programs that use iText to create or manipulate PDFs – while allowing developers to work within the environment of their trusted IDE.


pdfSweep white paper

pdfSweep is an iText add-on that removes (redacts) sensitive information from a PDF (Portable Document Format) document. Confidentiality is assured, because the redacted information cannot be recovered. In a secure two-step process, pdfSweep deletes text and images at user-defined coordinates, or as defined by a regular expression. After having parsed the rendering information in the original PDF document, a new document is created without the redacted content.


pdfHTML white paper

In this white paper, you'll learn how to convert HTML5 and CSS3 into PDF documents with this iText 7 add-on.

By integrating a simple API to your workflow, you can create standards compliant PDF documents that are accessible, searchable and usable for indexing.


pdf2Data white paper

In this white paper, you'll learn how to extract data from your PDF documents with this iText 7 add-on.

By creating a template with your initial document, you can then programmatically extract data from other similar documents within your workflow.


pdfCalligraph white paper

pdfCalligraph is an iText 7 add-on for advanced typography, allowing script text and opening possibilities with more languages such as Arabic, Tamil and more in PDF.

This white paper discusses the challenges with advanced typography in PDF and how pdfCalligraph can solve them.

iText 7 Core

Digital transformation to paperless

With companies and organizations caught up in the next wave of digital transformation, we offer a closer look at how PDF may overcome the traditional roadblocks on the way there and how it helps meet the goals of forward-thinking business strategies.

White paper

Top 10 ways PDF helps you take control of digital documents

What can one do with the PDF format, and where is it going?

PDF is continuously evolving, and its current advantages and flexibility may surprise you.

This white paper provides an overview of the PDF’s current assets.