Category: webPDF Webservices

Important security update for webPDF 8

Currently a security update for webPDF 8 is available with the revision number 2176. The important core components OpenJDK (11.0.8+10) and Tomcat (9.0.37) as well as the additional tools such as Chromium (84.0.4147) or the PDF/A converter (6.9.0.3) have been updated. With these updates you get additional new functions with the possibility to convert even…




Quality of text recognition in OCR webservice improved

Also existing functions, like the recognition of text (OCR) in PDF documents or graphics will be improved with the latest update of webPDF (Revision No. 2159). We now offer the possibility to prepare (optimize) your document before recognition in order to optimize the result. By applying various graphic operations to the source document (graphic or…




Support of the WebP format

WebP is a graphics format developed by Google based on the VP8 video codec for lossy or lossless compressed static or animated images. The main purpose of the WebP format is to reduce images on the Internet to the smallest possible file size. Images and graphics in WebP format are about 30% smaller than JPG…




Support of the HEIC/HEIF format

The HEIF (High Efficiency Image File) or HEIC (High Efficiency Image Container) format is a standard developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group for storing and using images and image sequences. One of the great advantages of this format is the comparatively small amount of storage space required. With the same quality, images in HEIF…




webPDF as ideal solution for generating PDF files from SAP

The integration of webPDF from SAP is possible without much effort. It can be used in various areas, e.g. in HR, for creating previews and thumbnails or for structured archiving. With the PDF web services of webPDF for SAP PDF documents can be created and processed in SAP business applications: https://www.webpdf.de/en/pdf-webservices-for-sap webPDF offers a wide…




wsclient library: webservice converter

How does the conversion of various formats with the webPDF wsclient library work? Here we want to introduce the operation of the webPDF Webservices Converter in detail and show how you can best use it with the help of the webPDF wsclient library. Important note: The following coding example is based on the use of…




webPDF 8 Innovations: Webservice Toolbox (Part 3)

In this part our new features concerning the webservices are discussed. The Webservice Toolbox contains a number of operations for editing PDF documents. With the new version webPDF 8.0 we have provided completely new operations that you can use…




Webservice PDF/A

In this coding eexample we would like to introduce you to the operation of the webPDF webservice pdfa and how you can use it with the help of the webPDF wsclient library. Important note: The following coding example is based on the use of the webPDF wsclient library. In order to understand and apply the…




Editing XMP Metadata: our coding example

How to edit XMP metadata using the webPDF wsclient library? Important note: The following coding example is based on the use of the webPDF wsclient library. In order to understand and apply the example, the following blog post should be considered first: webPDF and Java: very easy with the „wsclient“ library To call the webservice,…




Options Operation: Change Display

This code example shows how to work with the Options operation using the webPDF ToolboxWebService and how to best use the wsclient library. Important note: The following coding example is based on the use of the webPDF wsclient library. In order to understand and apply the example, the following blog post should be considered first:…