From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Developer(s)IDR Solutions
Stable release
8.8b21 / December 19, 2018; 9 months ago (2018-12-19)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
LicenseLGPL, 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]

JPedal has a worldwide customer base that includes Adobe Systems,[5] who are the creators of the Portable Document Format.

The name JPedal is an acronym for Java PDF Extraction Decoding Access Library.[6]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "JPedal Java PDF Library". Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  2. ^ "IDR Solutions JPedal Products". Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  3. ^ "NetBeansPDFviewer". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Out of the Box Free Java PDF Viewers (Geertjan's Blog)". Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  5. ^ "JPedal used in ColdFusion". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  6. ^ "JPEDAL - What does JPEDAL stand for?". Retrieved 13 February 2015.