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Developer(s) IDR Solutions
Stable release
6.2b25 / June 25, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-06-25)
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Library
License LGPL, Proprietary

JPedal is an actively developed[1] Java library for viewing and manipulating PDF files. It aims to provide Java developers with complete PDF reader functionality as well as PDF content extraction.[2] The full version is distributed under a commercial license with a cut down version of the viewer available under an LGPL license.[3][4][5]

JPedal has a worldwide customer base that includes Adobe Systems,[6] who are the creators of the Portable Document Format.

The name JPedal is an acronym for Java PDF Extraction Decoding Access Library.[7]

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  1. ^ "JPedal Java PDF Library". Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "IDR Solutions JPedal Products". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "JavaFX PDF Viewer". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "NetBeansPDFviewer". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Out of the Box Free Java PDF Viewers (Geertjan's Blog)". Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "JPedal used in ColdFusion". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "JPEDAL - What does JPEDAL stand for?". Retrieved 13 February 2015.