The PDF Prep Tool Suite enables you to create PDF documents and manipulate PDF documents based on existing PDF files or parts thereof, controlled by a simple API.
The PDF Prep Tool Suite is the successor to the PDF Prep Tool and PDF Prep Tool Enhanced. An image import capability has been integrated into the Prep Tool Suite, replacing the Image Import Library that was sold separately. Java support is also included by default.
Some of the more common uses of the PDF Prep Tool Suite include:
Merge PDF pages from existing documents
Extract PDF pages from existing documents
Add content such as logos, watermarks and page numbers to PDF documents in foreground and background layers
Add a new PDF page and create its' content such as text, images or graphics from scratch
Extract text from a PDF page's content including font and position information
Fill in PDF form fields in PDF documents
Retrieve PDF form fields in PDF documents
Add PDF form fields to PDF documents
Delete PDF form fields in PDF documents
Add and retrieve PDF link and text annotations
Add bookmarks to PDF documents
Retrieve bookmarks in PDF documents
Set and retrieve document level information such as the author etc.
Read encrypted PDF files
Encrypt a PDF file using passwords and permission flags
Optimize a PDF file for fast web viewing (linearize)
The PDF Prep Tool Suite includes the 3-Heights™ Image to PDF Converter, allowing you to import raster images into PDF documents.
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.