PDF Shell Tools for developer - overview

Command line tools for efficient and professional digitization of your document processes

PDF Printer Shell

The Printer Shell for conform batch and mass printing through a comprehensive printer control. Powerful PDF/A-conform component for printing on paper or in print datastreams.

Image to PDF Shell

Powerful converter Shell to transform single or multi-page raster images into PDF and PDF/A documents. Inclusive supported MRC and optional OCR for further processing.

PDF to Image Shell

Converter Shell to transform PDF documents into single or multi page raster images or re-rasterize PDF documents. The component is characterized by its high speed, scalability and high visual fidelity.

PDF to PDF/A Shell

Converts quick and easy documents worthy of retention into PDF/A and verifies conformity of the result with the ISO standard. It therefore acts as a gatekeeper, ensuring that only conform files find their way into business processes or a long-term archive.

PDF Analysis & Repair Shell

Automatically detect and repair corrupted PDF documents. Restore lost content and assures the document quality.

PDF Validator Shell

Check your documents for conformance with the ISO standard for PDF and PDF/A documents and monitor conformance with guidelines (CI) across the company or conformity in general.


Scanned images and embedded images in digitally produced documents are made readable, and missing Unicode characters in embedded fonts are added so that this text is also readable.

PDF Merge Split Shell

Splitting and merging the pages of PDF and PDF/A conform documents with practical additional functions. Sort individual document parts and reassemble them in topic specific dossier or packetize them for archving.

PDF Command Line Suite

PDF Command Line Suite consists of various specialized command line programs that can be used without any programming effort. They can be concatenated – for instance, if documents in a batch process should first be checked for content prior to merging.

PDF Optimizer Shell

The PDF Optimizer Shell offers selective optimization options to enable different kinds of configuration variations to meet your needs.

PDF Security Shell

Comprehensive functionality in two independent yet combinable areas: Electronic signatures and encryption. Manages document revisions and include read-only annotations.

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