Foxit PDF SDK 7.0 & PDF SDK for Web 7.1
PDF SDK for Web 7.1 now has a fully responsive UI for mobile devices, including tablets. You can integrate our powerful web viewer in your application and offer a seamless mobile viewing experience. We also have exciting new features including AngularJS support, import/export of annotation data to XFDF, and much more below!
New in PDF SDK 7.0
PAdES Signatures and Long-Term Validation
With version 7.0 of Foxit PDF SDK, we have introduced support for PAdES (PDF Advanced Electronic Signatures), the official standard for the use of CAdES (CMS Advanced Electronic Signatures) in PDFs. Supporting LTV-Enabled signatures helps you deal with a series of archiving, compliance and legal issues when signing contracts, forms and any type of PDF. With Foxit PDF SDK 7.0, preserving and protecting these documents on a long-term basis is easier than ever.
.NET CORE SUPPORT
The same functionality already available on other PDF SDK platforms is now available on .NET Core. The open source framework is ideal for those who develop apps on Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. With its high-performance and scalable system, .NET Core is the future of the .NET framework and you can develop your apps now in .NET Core with PDF SDK 7.0.
New in PDF SDK for Web 7.1
Responsive UI PDF viewer
The mobile web viewer now offers the same experience as PC. The menu style adopts the same ribbon menu mode with all the features you get on the desktop version including a search tab, editing tab, protect tab, annotations, page turning component and more. The UI/UX smartly adjusts itself in accordance with the screen size.
PDF SDK 7.0 Release Highlights
HTML TO PDF CONVERSION ADD-ON
PDF SDK 7.0’s powerful engine can now convert HTML to PDF for Windows/Mac with lots of features included. You can retain the tags from HTML pages, set paper size, margins & rotate, convert links, set timeouts, set cookie paths, view in single/multiple page format and much more. Command line calls are also supported, so you can batch convert HTML to PDF document saving you time and improving your workflows.
Transform your signed and submitted web-based forms into perfectly rendered PDFs in seconds without changing formatting and visual aspects.
See our rendering power in the comparison sheet below.
Foxit HTML conversion output
Adobe HTML conversion output
Take a look at the sample code below for adding an annotation once the file is saved:
For more information on the Foxit PDF SDK 7.0 release, check out the blogpost here.
PDF SDK for Web 7.1 Release Highlights
MORE SDK API FUNCTIONALITY
PDF SDK for Web 7.1 comes loaded with lots of new APIs. You can now add and edit bookmarks and form fields via API, use many of the brand-new layout APIs, security related APIs such as support for PDF encryption and password re-encryption.
ANNOTATION DATA COMPATIBILITY
PDF SDK for Web 7.1 comes with an API to map JSON data between 6.x and 7.1, so 6.x customers can use their JSON data in 7.1. It also now supports XFDF rich text, meaning data processing compatibility is extended across different viewers such as Acrobat and Foxit.
For more information on the Foxit PDF SDK for Web 7.1 release, check out the blogpost here.
ALSO IN THIS RELEASE
New mobile UI features and enhancements
PDF SDK now supports AcroForm creation, a document comparison feature, annotation redaction and digital signature lists all at the UI level for mobile. This means developers can now use these brilliant features at the UI level instead of just backend code. We’ve also made enhancements to the UI for the view and annotation module, more page modes, import/exporting of annotations (in FDF also), and more search options.
New guides for converting from HTML to PDF, .NET Core, PDF document optimization, using Long-Term Validation of signatures, changing the UI for Cordova, localization settings for Android, and reducing the size of the APK for Android and many more to help you get started with customization are now available. View our updated documentation here.
New APIs added for React Native, Xamarin and Cordova plugins
The new release provides additional APIs for React Native, Xamarin and Cordova plugins to support the FSForm interface.
We’ve added new demos for text comparison, PDF file optimization, HTML to PDF conversion, .NET core, and a signature demo for LTV to show you how to get the most out of our new features. Download our SDK here and take a look.