Numerous third-party libraries can also produce PDF directly. Below is a list of some of the PDF libraries we are aware of.
Fast, direct, and maybe even free
Like any toolset, these libraries that each offer their own advantages and disadvantages. Once configured, the creation process is both swift and robust, but the onus falls on the developer to build each PDF page from scratch. Performance, functionality, pricing, licensing terms, compatible programming languages and the availability of developer support all vary significantly between libraries. Many of these libraries are low cost, royalty-free or free for non-profit use.
Foxit Quick PDF Library is a royalty-free PDF library SDK for the small-to-medium size business - easy-to-use, it includes a 900+ function API for use with C++, C#, Delphi, ASP, ActiveX, VB, VB Script, PowerBASIC and more. It provides create, render, print, encrypt, sign, split, or merge pages or documents, update document information and default viewing settings.
Foxit Quick PDF Library Lite is a free pdf library that offers simple features such as create PDFs, convert images to PDF, generate and place QR codes, add web links, get and set document properties, rotate pages, merge documents, analyze document security and add images and text to documents.It works with any language that supports ActiveX.
Foxit PDF SDK is ideal for any enterprise-class application, cloud service, desktop application, or mobile app that has to interact with PDF documents and forms - especially across platforms. The PDF SDK excels with multi-platform support, for a consistent user experience across client devices. PDF SDK applications are usually developed in C or C++.
OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.