About iText Software


iText team 2018

Our mission, vision and values

Our mission

To continue to innovate ways to make our users and customers lives simpler by offering digital transformation options to make PDF processes smoother, faster and more automated. For our customers, offering rapid support to optimize your customers' experience.

Our vision

We want to enable the paperless world pushing the limits of digital document interactivity.

Our values

  • Open-Source
  • Collaborative innovation
  • Rewarding hard work and dedication


Our history


iText Software is a global specialist in PDF. As a PDF library, iText can be embedded into document solution workflows in industries such as; Legal, Finance, Governance, IT, Operations and more.

Our diverse customer base includes more than half of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as many government agencies and small companies alike. Our software has grown out of the open source space, and we still believe in the value of open source software. Our core library iText 7 Community and earlier versions iText 5, and iText 2 are all available under the AGPL license. We do offer commercial licensing for customers that do not wish to comply with AGPL and would like to keep their source code private.

You may have used iText when you:

  • Received a boarding pass from an airline,
  • Received a PDF invoice or receipt,
  • Received a PDF document after filling in a form,
  • and many more.

The iText history

Our iText Software team


EMEA iText Team

iText Software Belgium (ISB) - Gentbrugge


Our headquarters office is located in Ghent, Belgium. This office houses the majority of the development team, sales, marketing and operations. Our Ghent office serves the EMEA region.




AMERICAS iText Team

iText Software Corporation (ISC) - Somerville


Our second office was opened in 2014 in the United States just outside Boston in Cambridge, MA. We now reside in Somerville, MA, still close by to our original Boston roots. While initially a sales office, the Somerville office houses Sales, Marketing, Operations, Legal and local development. This office serves the Americas for sales and Global Marketing.




APAC iText team

iText Software Asia (ISA) - Singapore


Our third office was opened in Singapore in 2015. This sales office includes sales, marketing and local development and serves the Asia Pacific region.




Our awards

Inc. 5000

Our third year on Europe's Inc. 5000 list in 2017.

Deloitte's Fast 50 - Fastest Growing Belgian Technology Companies

#3 in 2013
#1 in 2014
#2 in 2015
#40 in 2016

Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurship Award - 2014

October 2014: iText won a BelCham Entrepreneurship Award.

European Business Awards 2018

We're honored to be awarded our third consecutive European Business Award. In 2018, iText is National Winner for Belgium in The ELITE Award for Growth Strategy of the Year category.