|Original author(s)||Nicola Asuni|
|Initial release||January 6, 2005|
6.4.1 / 27 March 2021
TCPDF is a free and open source software PHP class for generating PDF documents. TCPDF is the only PHP-based library that includes complete support for UTF-8 Unicode and right-to-left languages, including the bidirectional algorithm.
TCPDF is also one of the most used PHP libraries in the world, due to it being already included in the most popular PHP-based CMS and applications, including: Joomla! 1.5, Drupal, Moodle, phpMyAdmin, Xoops, Elxis CMS] ImpressCMS, Jelix, SugarCRM, Symfony, TYPO3, Vtiger CRM, Yii Framework, CMS Made Simple, DaDaBIK and many others.
Html2Pdf PHP script by Laurent Minguet is based on TCPDF v5.0.002. This library allows generating PDF documents specified via a subset of html without learning underlying TCPDF api.
- no external libraries are required for the basic functions;
- all standard page formats, custom page formats, custom margins and units of measure;
- UTF-8 Unicode and right-to-left languages;
- TrueTypeUnicode, OpenTypeUnicode, TrueType, OpenType, Type 1 and CID-0 fonts;
- font subsetting;
- images, graphic (geometric figures) and transformation methods;
- supports JPEG, PNG and SVG images natively, all images supported by GD Graphics Library and all images supported via ImageMagick.
- 1D and 2D barcodes: CODE 39, ANSI MH10.8M-1983, USD-3, 3 of 9, CODE 93, USS-93, Standard 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, CODE 128 A/B/C, 2 and 5 Digits UPC-Based Extension, EAN 8, EAN 13, UPC-A, UPC-E, MSI, POSTNET, PLANET, RMS4CC (Royal Mail 4-state Customer Code), CBC (Customer Bar Code), KIX (Klant index - Customer index), Intelligent Mail Barcode, Onecode, USPS-B-3200, CODABAR, CODE 11, PHARMACODE, PHARMACODE TWO-TRACKS, Datamatrix, QRcode, PDF417;
- ICC profiles, Grayscale, RGB, CMYK, Spot Colors and Transparencies;
- automatic page header and footer management;
- document encryption up to 256 bit and digital signature certification;
- transactions to UNDO commands;
- PDF annotations, including hyperlinks, text and file attachments;
- text rendering modes (fill, stroke and clipping);
- multiple columns mode;
- no-write page regions;
- bookmarks and table of content;
- text hyphenation;
- text stretching and spacing (tracking/kerning);
- automatic page break, line break and text alignments including justification;
- automatic page numbering and page groups;
- move and delete pages;
- page compression (requires php-zlib extension);
- XOBject templates;
- PDF/A-1b (ISO 19005-1:2005) support.
- "Release 6.4.1". 27 March 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
- TCPDF official website
- "SourceForge.net Update: 2009-03-31 Edition - Statistics and Top Projects". Archived from the original on 2009-08-30. Retrieved 2009-07-22.
- Drupal Pdfview module recommends TCPDF as a third-party tool to use
- Moodle Index of /moodle/lib/tcpdf Archived 2008-05-31 at the Wayback Machine
- phpMyAdmin docs for TCPDF
- A module for creating articles in Xoops
- Elxis TCPDF Module[permanent dead link]
- ImpressCMS 1.1 New Features Archived 2009-09-05 at the Wayback Machine
- JELIX changelog
- "TCPDF module for SugarCRM". Archived from the original on 2009-04-02. Retrieved 2009-07-22.
- TCPDF plugin for symfony
- TCPDF module for TYPO3 Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine
- TCPDF module on vtiger
- TCPDF extension for Yii
- Announcing CMS Made Simple 1.4 "Jamaica" with TCPDF Archived 2009-04-22 at the Wayback Machine
- PDF print feature is available, DaDaBIK's blog post