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Software manufacturers/OEMs

As an OEM partner you create your own software and integrate our components into your products, which are then sold to end customers. Our components are normally invisible to the end customer. When developing your software you want to concentrate on your core business and not preoccupy yourself with basic technologies. That is why you use PDF Tools’ components; knowing that these products have been proven thousands of times before by other OEMs. You do not have to carry the complete development costs again yourself. Your “make or buy” decision is thus facilitated.

We understand that as an OEM partner you would like to use your own, proven licensing and pricing models. It is clear to us that you don’t want to be tied down by a technology provider’s unique licensing system. That is why we tailor our licensing and pricing to match your own individual model.

Your advantages as OEM partner

Application scenarios

Pricing model for OEM partners


Your advantages as OEM partner

Technical benefits

  • Simple integration of our components in your software
  • Various product variants available (API, shell, windows service)
  • Support for almost ever programming language
  • Support for many platforms including niche systems
  • Extensive documentation and samples collection

Business benefits

  • Considerable reduction of development time and shorter time to market
  • OEM SDK for unlimited use in the company, including presentations and events
  • USP compared to competitors due to high quality PDF technology
  • No need to build up PDF knowhow internally
  • Automatic updates and extensions for new ISO standards
  • New versions are included in the maintenance contract to protect the investment

Application scenarios

PDF technologies are used in various application scenarios, such as:

  • Archiving Systems
  • Business Process Management
  • Digital Publishing
  • Document Management (DMS)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
  • On Demand Publishing
  • Print Production Software
  • Records Management & Compliance Software
  • Search & Information Access
  • Scanning Software
  • Web Content Management (CMS)
  • Web Publishing
  • Web-to-Print Solutions
  • Workflow Management

Pricing model for OEM partners

Our attractive OEM pricing model with volume discounts will apply if you want to embed a PDF Tools AG product in your software and are able to achieve the required sales volumes. We also offer so-called "Developer Bundles". For an annual flat fee you can put together a toolbox of developer tools from PDF Tools AG.


You are interested in an OEM partnership with PDF Tools AG?

We gladly take the time to discuss questions about the OEM partner program and a potential partnership with you. Please send us an email to pdfsales or complete the OEM inquiry form.

Our sales department will be pleased to analyze your requirements and contact you.

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