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PDFTron is now Apryse, learn more here.

Linux / Electron



PDFTron is now Apryse, learn more here.

Electron PDF SDK

WebViewer is a pure client-side JavaScript library to view, annotate and edit documents. It is compatible with any JavaScript framework, including Electron, by using a DOM element to place the document viewing component. WebViewer has a pre-built Electron sample specifically designed for integrating into an Electron project.

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Apryse's fully supported WebViewer is trusted by thousands of innovative startups, governments, and Fortune 500 businesses (see customers). Apryse technology is built from the ground up and is not dependent on any external third-party open-source software.

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File type support

  • PDF, PDF/A
  • DOCX, XLSX, PPTX (MS Office software or licenses not required)
  • MP4, WEBM, OGG (via WebViewer Video build )

Additional formats available with the optional WebViewer Server and Custom Server setups.

OS support

  • Windows 7+
  • Linux:
    • Ubuntu 12.04 and newer
    • Fedora 21
    • Debian 8

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