If you already have iText 7, either in its open-source Community version or with a commercial license, you can start using pdfDebug for free. Discover the usefulness of real-time debugging while you use your trusted IDE, and gain a clearer insight into the logic of PDF construction. Please check the video to the right on how to install pdfDebug
While you’re making PDF files and an error occurs, tracing where the problem is located can be hard. That’s why iText has developed the pdfDebug add-on, which allows you to view your PDF file’s internal content structure, content streams and allows you to browse the document in a logical manner. It is a highly practical tool and currently the only one of its kind.
iText 7 pdfDebug: Key advantages
Only PDF programming debugging tool in the world
Integrated into your own development environment
Saves time by letting you catch and correct bugs quickly
Reflects the internal logic and structure of your documents
One of pdfDebug’s most conspicuous features is that you can make it a seamless part of your integrated development environment. With a clear debugging overview, you can quickly locate and fix bugs in your content streams or data structure right at the source without requiring frustrating and time-consuming searches.
pdfDebug illuminates the advantages of creating PDFs with iText 7 – where most generic PDF tools only allow the creation of “flat” PDF files, iText 7 can embed rich content and metadata that makes using a debugging tool all the more rewarding. With a clear debugging overview, you can quickly locate and fix bugs in your content streams or data structure right at the source without requiring frustrating and time-consuming searches.