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We help companies digitize their processes

PDF Tools AG offers a range of professional PDF & PDF/A components for legally conform long-term archiving


PDF Tools AG is backed by a dedicated team. All of our employees are passionate about software development and overcoming its challenges. We work together closely in the different disciplines at our headquarters in Switzerland, and we also enjoy the support of a global network of partners.

Our engineers in the fields of physics, electrical engineering, mathematics and IT are united by a passion for sophisticated and powerful software. All development activities are performed in-house at PDF Tools AG in Switzerland to shorten communication pathways and accelerate decision-making processes.

We are happy to share our knowledge with you on our website, in our PDF experts blog, at conferences and in trade magazines.

Evolution & innovation

The digital age has arrived and has an impact on all of us. More than 5,000 customers in over 70 countries place their trust in our solutions.

Our products are continuously developed to meet the latest requirements of our customers and the market. Constructive dialog between our customers and developers allows us to identify trends and requirements quickly and to apply this knowledge when planning and improving our products.

As the Swiss representative on the ISO committee for PDF/A and PDF, and a founding member of the PDF Association, we incorporate our knowledge directly into product development.

Would you like to get to know us and find out more?

What’s in it for you? Creating a legally conform digital long-term archive does not mean having to redesign the infrastructure of your entire document process. Thanks to numerous interfaces and product variations, our components can be easily integrated, expanded and scaled in existing environments.

We’ll be pleased to assist you – we stand behind our products and are only satisfied when our customers are too. We support you through all phases, from evaluation to testing through to operation. Any support request that we receive is handled and answered directly by our developers.

3-Heights® Kernel – efficient processing, quality results, and stable and reliable operation are essential when processing growing volumes of data. The architecture of the 3-Heights kernel has been designed to meet these demands.

Memberships & Alliances of PDF Tools

PDF Association - Member - PDF Tools AG
SNV - Member - PDF Tools AG
Swiss Made Software  - Member - PDF Tools AG
VOI - Member - PDF Tools AG
bitkom - Member- PDF Tools AG