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Android / Changelog / v6.9.0


PDFTron is now Apryse, learn more here.

Version 6.9.0 Changelog (November 5, 2018)


Release Date: November 5, 2018

New features

  • New signature flow: now supports adding signature from camera and photos on device, as well as showing a list of previously used signatures (can be configured)

New signature flow

  • You can now restrict download data usage when opening online documents, see tutorial here: Open from online URL
  • DocumentActivity and PdfViewCtrlTabHostFragment now comes with Save a copy options including: identical copy, flattened copy (Flattener), reduced file size copy (Optimizer), permanently cropped copy and password protected copy (can be configured)
  • Adds ability to open files from Android system picker when using AdvancedReaderActivity
  • Adds support for screen cutouts for Android Pie and newer
  • PdfViewCtrlTabHostFragment now comes with option to not use the activity's SupportActionBar, this is useful if you would like to show multiple viewers side by side
  • AnnotationToolbar now comes with APIs to remove the close, pan and overflow button, as well as APIs to change the default annotation tool grouping, see tutorial here: AnnotationToolbar

Dependency changes

  • Tools package now uses dependency io.reactivex.rxjava2:rxjava and io.reactivex.rxjava2:rxandroid
  • All Android support library is updated to 28.0.0


  • When using DocumentActivity or PdfViewCtrlTabHostFragment to open online PDF, the viewer will now resume to the last page viewed previously with the same URL
  • Fixed multi-select tool do not work on rotated pages
  • Fixed callout annotation has incorrect content box when selecting any of the preset styles
  • Fixed conversion unit in ruler style dialog is cut off on some devices
  • Fixed sound annotation does not use previously selected color when creating new sound
  • Fixed tap based annotation creates new annotation on next tap when the quick menu is still showing, should dismiss the quick menu instead
  • Many UX improvements
    • New view mode icon
    • Quick menu secondary menu style now follows material design guideline
    • Adds animation in various areas





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