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What is Adobe PDF Library?

OEMs, SaaS and enterprise users rely on Adobe PDF Library to automate the creation, editing and management of PDFs. An Adobe partner, our SDK is available in .NET, .NET Framework, Java and C/C++ on Windows, Linux, MacOS, NuGet and Maven. Extensive documentation and sample code help you create precise PDF workflows, and we offer flexible pricing options. There’s a reason we have a 94% customer retention rate.

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Who Uses Adobe PDF Library?

Global OEM and SaaS developers and independent software vendors who need to automate Adobe’s PDF functionality within their own applications & workflows.

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Reviews of Adobe PDF Library

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.4
Features
4.7
Value for Money
4.1

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5
74%
4
26%
Constantin
Constantin
Developer in Benin
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

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5.0 8 months ago

Pros:

This software is very rich providing a large range of tools. Very practical while converting pdf, managing contents and signing documents.

Cons:

Not available for Android or iPhone, very difficult for beginners, lack of language switch (takes only English into account)

Mona
Office Manager in US
Law Practice, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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This is the best PDF software

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: This experience has been positive, I’m satisfied. Signing documents without pen and paper or face to face meetings has saved time and propelled us into a better way of getting work done.
This has saved the day many times when I received PDFs from clients and sometimes even from our attorneys that have tons of errors. I don’t know how else I would have fixed them.
Like I said, Adobe is the creator of the PDF and will likely always be the best way to generate and edit them. The person or company who created something will almost always know more about it than another company who came along later.

Pros:

Adobe created the Portable Document Format or PDF. This is the best PDF generator, reader, and editor. It’s the best way to print PDFs. This can be used with Adobe software like Adobe acrobat, giving it more uses. Sign documents without using pen and paper, cleanly without errors. If a PDF does have errors Adobe PDF library is able to fix them. Convert or compress a file. All of the current updates in the PDF world are present.

Cons:

This is expensive. Some people think it’s hard to use, the Java version has given me temporary problems. Signing documents is faster with newer APIs.

Julien
R&D Project Manager in France
Printing, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

A must have for everyone dealing with PDF

4.0 2 years ago

Comments: We usually are able to do what we want. Except for big pdf (or poorly formatted) where sometimes we find some operations very slow.

Pros:

Low level API Good documentation Easy to implement

Cons:

Very slow for some operations Very slow with huge PDF (sometimes it takes more than a day to merge several PDF and save the result)

Saikrishna
Lead Software Engineer in India
Computer Software, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Datalogics API Review.

5.0 2 months ago

Comments: It is very good, I can easily use the API's by the manuals/

Pros:

Easy to use, Understandable API's for writing and reading the document.

Cons:

Some documents can not be opened. When opened by Adobe they are automatically repaired and ignored some others. Some of these auto error correction have to be implemented in case of PDF Rendering libraries.

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Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
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Good to have tool for PDF modification

5.0 last year

Comments: The overall experience of using Adobe PDF Library for more than 2 years is quite good and I will continue using it until I found a better tool for PDF modification than Adobe PDF Library.

Pros:

The main reason why I like Adobe PDF Library the most is because it's quite fast and easy to use and it also provides a large number of tools that are good to have for PDF modification. It gives high-quality PDFs as output so I will never get bored of using Adobe PDF Library.

Cons:

I do not dislike anything that is related to Adobe PDF Library.