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Changing the way the world works with documents

We’re the #1 choice for those considering a commercial PDF SDK

PDFTron SDK is a technology platform that brings PDF, CAD, and MS Office capabilities to any software. It’s an easier and faster way to build document functionality, making your developers more productive and your users happier.

PDFTron Ranked #1 by Stax

Backed by a Strategic Investment from Thoma Bravo

PDFTron benefits from the software industry expertise, operating best practices and investment capital of one of the world’s most successful private equity firms, Thoma Bravo.

Recent PDFTron acquisitions

Shaping the Future

With the PDF format now an international standard, PDFTron has representation on the PDF ISO committees, shaping the future of document formats. Our CEO Catherine Andersz also serves on the PDF Association’s board of directors.

Putting Our Customers First

PDFTron has the highest Net Promoter Score in the industry at 63, with the average among the top five vendors being 35, according to a research report by Stax.

When we initially considered PDFTron's PDF library for integration with our products, we evaluated the library very carefully and definitely put it through its paces before rolling it out. It's been g...

Scott Mackey

Director of Product Management, Cofounder, Adlib Software, Inc.

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PDFTron had particularly strong annotation and collaboration features, and their cross-platform approach allowed us to accelerate how we delivered products. There are some things I believe we’ll go fu...

Sam Stuart

Senior Product Manager, Bentley Systems

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Our primary requirement was, here is a big chunk of demanding PDF files. Can you open them? When we pushed most of these 190 PDFs through PDFTron, we couldn’t find one that didn’t open. And from what ...

Tony Cornwall

Product and Development Manager, Construction Computer Software (CCS)

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Helping The Planet

Our document technology powers applications that replace paper with eco-friendly digital processes — saving trees and water, as well as reducing the world’s carbon footprint. Xodo, PDFTron’s free PDF reader & editor, is used by millions of people every day.

34 trees
saved every day

3,993 litres of water
saved every day

2 tonnes of CO2 equivalent
saved every day

Powering Digital Transformation

More than 1,000 enterprises, startups, and governments from 50+ countries have partnered with PDFTron to power digital transformation projects. Read some of their stories.

Our Accolades

What industry analysts and the media have to say about PDFTron.

"PDFTron is known for its high technical competency relative to the competition."

"PDFTron has emerged as a leading innovator globally."

"At the core of PDFTron is world-class intellectual property."

"Keep your eyes on PDFTron, it should be interesting moving forward."

What We Believe In

To provide the best developer experience while creating winning document solutions that users love, backed by security, reliability and the peace of mind of working with a proven partner.


Give, without expecting anything in return.


Own it by being accountable, responsible, humble, and doing your best.


Treat others as you want to be treated and bring unexpected joy to those around you.


Be honest and open with everything you do.


Challenge yourself and speak up when you have something to say.


Help those around you exceed their own expectations.

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