PDF::API2 0.40.52

Perl module that will help you to create and modify PDF files
PDF::API2 is 'The Next Generation' of Text::PDF::API, a Perl module-chain that facilitates the creation and modification of PDF files.

PDF::API2 features support for the TrueType fonts, 14 base PDF Core Fonts, and Adobe-Type1, with unicode mappings.

Here are some key features of "PDF API2":

· Works with more than one PDF file open at once
· It presents a object-oriented API to the user
· Modification of existing PDF Documents
· Import Pages from existing PDF Documents
· the 14 base PDF Core Fonts
· a subset of the base PDF CJK Fonts
· a subset of the Microsoft Webfonts (not embedded)
· Adobe-Type1 Fonts in both ascii and binary format (.pfa/pfb)
· TrueType fonts (.ttf)
· OpenType Fonts with TrueType Outlines (.ttf)
· OpenType Fonts with Postscript Outlines (.otf)
· 'Joint Photographics Experts Group' images (.jpeg)
· 'Portable Network Graphics' images (.png)
· 'Graphics Interchange Format' images (.gif)
· 'Tagged Image File Format' images (.tiff)
· 'Portable AnyMap' images (.pbm/pgm/ppm)


· Perl 5.8.x - for correct utf8 handling at language level (5.8.4+ recommended)
· Encode, Encode:: - for encoding/unicode handling
· Compress::Zlib - compression of pdf object streams

NOTE: PDF::API2 is licensed and distributed under the terms of the Artistic License.

last updated on:
August 26th, 2008, 17:33 GMT
file size:
3 MB
license type:
developed by:
Alfred Reibenschuh
operating system(s):
Mac OS X
binary format:
Universal Binary
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