The iText module that will save you lots of time & effort when programming PDFs. pdfDebug will improve your coding efficiency extensively by integrating into your IDE thus enabling you to see and correct bugs while programming. Every PDF Developer knows the problem debugging finished code presents and how much time and effort it takes. The days when you had to spend hours searching for PDF code bugs and it was like searching for needles in a haystack are finally over. When using pdfDebug in a closed source environment, you need to purchase an iText commercial license.


iText 7 pdfDebug

pdfDebug is a unique PDF debugger that integrates into your IDE and allows you to debug your code while your are writing it. pdfDebug shows you the complete internal structure of your PDF files turning your PDF file inspection into a breeze. If you are developing PDFs in Java or .NET, pdfDebug is a must-have for efficient PDF programming.


Why use iText 7 pdfDebug?

Don't get bugged by bugs.  

Making it easy to find and correct bugs

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This add-on allows you to clearly see the internal structure of your PDF files through a detailed tree view. Collections of panels showcase interesting PDF data structures.

Verification during programming PDF

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Instead of tracking back from a final faulty output document, pdfDebug allows you to analyze partial and unfinished documents during their creation, making them accessible for various PDF viewers (men) and tools (machines). 

Available for several IDEs

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pdfDebug is currently available in Eclipse, IntelliJ, NetBeans, with more to come.

Key features

Core capabilities of iText 7 pdfDebug

  • Analyze your PDF processing instructions in real time

  • Clearly see if anything goes wrong as it is happening and fix it

  • Visualization of your document in a clean tree structure, allows for a detailed view of your file's objects, components and their relationships

  • Improve your PDFs processing

  • Available for eclipse or NetBeans on GitHub

Integrate into your development environment

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Allows you to work within the trusted environment of your IDE. pdfDebug currently supports Eclipse 3.8 and up.

Leverage your IDE's debug framework

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Use breakpoints and step-by-step execution to pinpoint where there’s room for improvement in your PDF processing.

Show the internal structure of PDF documents

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You can easily browse the PDF object structure and inspect the different objects and streams. Highlights show your progress or unintentional changes.

Integrate seamlessly with iText 7 Core/Community

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Simply enable the debug mode of iText 7.

Satisfied Customers

We chose the iText library because it was the only solution that allowed easy integration into our open standards architecture.

iText is a breeze! Using a proven and tested PDF technology helped us to focus on what we do best — building a high quality mobile app.

With iText we have the peace of mind that we are delivering a solid solution to our client.


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