iText is an open source library that allows you to generate PDF files on the fly.
The iText classes are very useful for people who need to generate read-only, platform independent documents containing text, lists, tables and images.
iText project is available for free under a multiple license: MPL and LGPL.
· Java 2 Standard Edition Runtime Environment
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Apart from many bugfixes, such as fixing a multithreading problem introduced in iText 5.3.5, this release focuses on the creation of structured PDFs.
· It's now possible to create PDFs that are automatically tagged when using iText's high-level objects such as Document, Paragraph, PdfPTable, etc.
· Tagged PDF is a first step towards better support for PDF/UA and PDF/A (level A) compliance.