ICEsoft Technologies Inc., a Calgary-based supplier of open-source technologies for enterprise, has announced that ICEpdf is shipping. ICEpdf is an open source Java PDF engine for viewing, printing, manipulating, and annotating PDF documents. The ICEpdf API is 100 percent Java-based, lightweight, fast, efficient and easy to use.
ICEpdf Open Source and ICEpdf PRO can be used in multiple environments supporting Java, including Windows, Mac OSX, Unix, and Linux. ICEpdf can be used as standalone open source Java PDF viewer, or can be easily embedded in any Java application as a seamless Java PDF viewer. Beyond PDF document rendering, ICEpdf is extremely versatile, and can be used in a multitude of innovative ways, including image conversion, printing, search, text and/or image extraction or annotation read/create/edit plus write.
What’s new in ICEpdf 5.0 Open Source
- Annotation (read/create/edit)
- Layers support for optional content
- Improved image masking and transparency support
- Multi-threading for maximum CPU utilization
- Improved memory manager
What’s new in ICEpdf 5.0 PRO
- Annotation (read/create/edit + write)
- New parsing engine ~ 10x acceleration
- True type font hinting support
“ICEpdf 5 is arguably the biggest release in ICEpdf history,” says Brian McKinney, President and CEO ICEsoft Technologies. “With a 10X speed improvement, enhanced rendering of Asian fonts, layers, annotations, multi-threading and more, ICEpdf is the most feature rich and best performing open source Java PDF engine on the market today.”
ICEpdf Open Source and ICEpdf PRO are available for download.