API Toolkit

pdfRest API Toolkit includes all of the API Tools you'll need to meet your PDF processing requirements, designed by digital document experts to make your development work easier than ever.

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Add to PDF

Insert new content, such as an image, into a PDF on a selected page with precise positioning while preserving underlying PDF content.

Query PDF

Get the facts to power your workflow - return detailed info about a PDF and its content to drive conditional processing.

Compress PDF

Minimize PDF file sizes while preserving content quality to speed up document transfers and reduce storage costs.

Convert to PDF

Quickly and easily convert Word, Excel, PowerPoint, BMP, TIF, PNG, JPG, HTML, and PostScript files to standardized PDF documents.

Encrypt PDF

Secure PDFs with impenetrable encryption and require a password for viewers to open encrypted documents.

Restrict PDF

Set restrictions on a PDF to limit how users can interact with the document, such as printing, editing, or extracting text and images.

Convert to PDF/A

Convert PDFs to standard PDF/A formats to ensure compliance and support long-term preservation of documents.

PDF to Images

Convert PDFs to JPGs, BMPs, PNGs, GIFs, and TIFs, accurately preserving color fidelity.

Merge PDFs

Combine multiple PDF documents or pages into one consolidated PDF.

Split PDF

Split a single PDF document into one or more PDF documents with exactly the pages you need.

Linearize PDF

Apply linearization to PDFs to support a quick online viewing experience with Fast Web View.

Flatten Transparencies

Flatten all transparent objects in a PDF to increase RIP speed in a prepress workflow and support conversion to other file formats.

Zip Files

Zip any number of uploaded or processed files across multiple API calls into a single archived Zip file for convenient downloads.