By on November 5, 2013

List of 50+ API for PDF generation, manipulation, and conversion – APIs & libraries

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If you deal with PDF in your applications, you might find this list useful.

API #TitleLink
1Textibility APITextibility provides a simple, REST API for extracting information from images and documents in a number of formats and generating images and documents from structured data. With a simple, clean HTTP interface and some clever processing we can quickly and easily unlock information captured in photographs and file uploads.
2SwissKnifeDocs APIThis API can convert documents into another document format. You can convert documents into images too , or you can simply fill the “merge fields” inside your .docx or .doc document and convert it into whatever format you want.
3instant PDF APIThis API allows generating PDFs using JSON markup. The API accepts HTTP POST requests and returns PDF documents.
4HTML to PDF conversion API with CSS and JavascriptConverts HTML to PDF with support for CSS and JavaScript. Allows watermarking, merging, scaling to one page and much more.
5asPDF APIasPdf provides online API to convert your documents. asPDF is very simple to use, its possible convert the following formats: Documents Word 2003, 2007, 2010 (doc, docx); Documents Excel 2003, 2007, 2010 (xls, xlsx).
6RichText2Pdf APIThe API for converting RichText (rtf) documents to PDF files and Images. The RTF file formats can be converted to pdf, pdfa, png, jpg, tif.
7Excel2Pdf APIThe API for converting Excel documents to PDF files and Images. These file formats csv, xls, xlsb, xlsx, xlt, xltx can be converted to pdf, pdfa, png, jpg, tif.
8Word2Pdf APIThe API for converting Word documents to PDF files and Images. These file formats doc, docx, dot, dotx, wpd, wps, wri can be converted to pdf, pdfa, png, jpg, tif.
9PowerPoint2Pdf APIThe API for converting PowerPoint documents to PDF files. The pot, potm, potx, pps, ppsm, ppsx, ppt, pptm and pptx file formats are supported.
10Web2Pdf APIThe API for converting web pages to PDF files. Fully supports HTML and CSS tags, including page breaks, JavaScript and other html elements.
11Pdf2Image APIThe API for saving PDF pages to Image files. PDF pages can be extracted to jpg, png or tiff images.
12Potrivit Beautiful PDF invoicesPotrivit is an online billing application that lets you design your own bills through an online interface.
13Actual Reports APINeed to create PDF and HTML documents in your software? Tired of endless output customization request from your users? Looking for an easy and fast solution to your problems? With Actual Reports platform your users can easily create and manage different document templates with an easy-to-use browser based document editor
14edocr APIUpload docs/pdfs 4 lead generation. Export leads 2 CRM/email marketing 4 lead nurturing.
15websequencediagrams APIThe web’s #1 UML sequence diagram tool, saving you time since 2007.

Last Update 17 Feb 2015