iText for Java represents the next level of SDKs for developers that want to take advantage of the benefits PDF can bring. Equipped with a better document engine, high and low-level programming capabilities and the ability to create, edit and enhance PDF documents, iText can be a boon to nearly every workflow.
iText 7 Community consists of several jars.
The iText 7 Core/Community release contains:
kernel-x.y.z.jar: low-level functionality
io-x.y.z.jar: low-level functionality
layout-x.y.z.jar: high-level functionality
pdfa-x.y.z.jar: PDF/A-specific functionality
pdftest-x.y.z.jar: test helper classes
barcode-x.y.z.jar: use this if you want to create bar codes
hyph-x.y.z.jar: use this if you want text to be hyphenated
font-asian-x.y.z.jar: use this is you need CJK functionality (Chinese / Japanese / Korean)
sign-x.y.z.jar: use this if you need support for digital signatures
styled-xml-parser-x.y.z.jar: use this if you need support for SVG or html2pdf
svg-x.y.z.jar: SVG support
commons-x.y.z.jar: commons module
You can also build iText 7 Community from source.
We also provide opensource add-ons and tools to complement the core functionality:
If you have an idea on how to improve iText 7 Community and you want to submit code, please read our Contribution Guidelines.
AGPL is a free / open source software license.
This doesn't mean the software is gratis!
Buying a license is mandatory as soon as you develop commercial activities distributing the iText software inside your product or deploying it on a network without disclosing the source code of your own applications under the AGPL license. These activities include:
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