Platform requirements

For further information, please read the product manual.

Windows

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32 and 64 bit)

Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT 4, Windows 2000 are no longer supported as of release version 4.7.

  • Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64 bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 (64 bit)

Windows Server 2003 (including R2) are no longer supported as of release version 4.7.

Runtime support

.NET

Version 2.0 or higher (only required when using the .NET interface of an API)

Unix

Operating systems

PDF Tools’ software is compiled on the following platforms.

The number of the version is intentionally kept low. As a result of that all platforms with a higher version are support due to backwards compatibility of the platform itself.

Linux 2.6 and later - 64 bit

macOS 10.10 and later - 64 bit

HP-UX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris and FreeBSD are no longer supported after release version 4.12.

Runtime support

GNU

GNU Shared libraries are required for all API products, as well as for all 64 bit products. They can be downloaded from Resources.

Java

JRE

1.6 or higher (only required when using the Java interface of an API)