Developing with PDF SDK for Mac
Foxit PDF SDK for Mac makes developing feature rich apps easy. Our core API, designed with Mac developers in mind, has a powerful PDF library for taking your apps to the next level. Code in C++ or Objective-C using Xcode or your preferred IDE and build a PDF solution that will be fast, robust and beautiful.
Our core API provides for high-fidelity rendering of PDF documents with optimized performance for desktop and mobile platforms.
Use ink signatures to let customers sign documents in their digital devices. No need to print a file to sign again!
Give users the ability to fill out digital forms on the go with their device of choice. Apps have never been more productive!
Our PDF SDK can generate secure PDFs with native encryption/decryption or integrate with customized DRM or IRM security systems. Our technology integrates with Microsoft RMS.
Our PDF SDK provides full support for annotating and marking up content with an extensive range of functions for creating, editing or importing/exporting annotations.
Fast full-text search for any PDF document, language, or encoding type. The SQLite-based full-text search delivers near-instant results, even for repositories on any digital device.
INTRODUCING FOXIT PDF SDK 7.3
Foxit PDF SDK 7.3 comes with loads of new features and enhancements. In our desktop SDK we’ve added support for new APIs for printing like CMYK support for graphic objects as well as Word/Excel to PDF conversion, and much more below.
For mobile, we’ve enabled group annotation creation at the UI level, enhanced e-ink screen rendering along with support for the new Mac Catalyst platform.
On the Web viewer side, we now offer progressive rendering, upgrades for digital signatures, a new API to get advanced font information and Web performance enhancements to get the most out of PDF SDK.
XFA Forms are XML-based forms wrapped inside a PDF. Securely capture, present, move, process, output, update & print information associated with static & dynamic XFA forms. Simplify your data sharing, transportation & availability with XFA.
Keep PDF documents secure by connecting your application & files to Microsoft's Rights Management Services platform natively. Foxit PDF SDK also integrates with your IRM & DRM solution.
XFA Forms are XML-based forms wrapped inside a PDF. Securely capture, present, move, process, output, update and print information associated with static and dynamic XFA forms. Simplify your data sharing, transportation and availability with XFA.
Keep your PDF documents secure by connecting your application and files to Microsoft’s Rights Management Services platform natively. Foxit PDF SDK also integrates with your IRM and DRM solution.
Leverage our conversion and verification technology to turn regular PDFs into PDF/A compliant documents. If you are already working with PDF/A in your processes, proactively verify third-party PDFs you receive are PDF/A compliant.
Try our Technology
Our Mac PDF Reader is built with the same technology as our PDF SDK for Mac and is free to download from the App Store. Try our technology today.
Our Mac PDF SDK is built with Apple developers in mind. Fire up Xcode or your IDE of choice, jump in and enjoy developing your app using an SDK that has been thoroughly road-tested by our own Mac and iOS developers.
Easy to Integrate
We developed our Mac PDF Library with platform considerations a priority. This means that we follow Mac specific naming conventions and coding conventions to make our product native to it.
Our feature set is consistent across mobile and desktop platforms to make cross platform development linear and easy. We are always updating our feature set, so keep an eye on our product page for announcements
Powered by Foxit's Core TechnologyThe core technology of Foxit PDF SDK has been around for years and is trusted by a large number of well-known companies, Foxit’s powerful engine makes document viewing fast and consistent in all environments.
- Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.14
- XCode version 8 or higher