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PDF Toolkit Self-Hosted API

Integrate powerful PDF solutions quickly and easily with any application or workflow. Connect simply with standard REST API services while maintaining full control of your backend infrastructure, file storage, and security.

Why choose PDF Toolkit Self-Hosted API?

PDF Toolkit Self-Hosted API puts you in full control of your PDF processing solutions, supporting the most rigorous data protection and compliance requirements.

The Speed You Need
The Speed You Need
Get started quickly with helpful resources and easy implementation. pdfRest supports rapid prototyping, flexible integration, and lightning fast time-to-market. Start testing in seconds, and you'll be ready to launch soon after.
Unmatched Quality
Unmatched Quality
Gold-standard document processing powered by Adobe® PDF Library™ and built by PDF experts with decades of digital document experience. Get the highest quality results with technology trusted globally by enterprise organizations.
Save as You Go
Save as You Go
Affordable pay-as-you go pricing for all projects, big and small. No up-front licensing fees or maintenance contracts. Try free for 7 days, and only pay for what you need.
Full-Featured PDF Toolkit
All the PDF processing API Tools you'll need to convert, optimize, modify, inspect, secure, and simplify your digital documents and processing workflows.

Includes all the standard PDF processing tools you'd expect, such as Convert to PDF, Compress PDF, Merge PDFs, and Split PDF, as well as professional-grade tools like Flatten Transparencies, Convert to PDF/A, and Linearize PDF to prepare your documents for specific use cases, like print, archival, and online viewing.
Private Cloud Infrastructure
Self-Hosted API enables your organization to host private, dedicated EC2 instances of our PDF Toolkit. Customize your own auto-scaling environment to handle peak periods and maintain full control of your service backend.

This Self-Hosted API does not make external calls, allowing you and your team to rest easy knowing your files and data will remain entirely within your AWS infrastructure to ensure you meet compliance with your business and regulatory requirements.
REST, Easy
pdfRest REST APIs are easy to use and understand with standard HTTP verbs and intuitive endpoints that just make sense. Integrate with any application or platform from nearly any development language or even low/no-code service.

For a quick start, try testing with the Cloud API before setting up your self-hosted backend. Sign up for free, and send calls right away from the API Lab web app, which autogenerates copyable code for quick deployment in your own application. Test dozens of code samples in the pdfRest GitHub Repo, or send calls right from the pdfRest Postman Collection.

Available through the AWS Marketplace with pay-as-you go pricing that scales with your needs


Dual cores with burstable performance up to 3.1Ghz for testing and development.

$0.23 Software / hr
Unlimited API calls
Ideal for testing workflows and automation

Twice the memory of the t3.medium for batch processing.

$0.33 Software / hr
Unlimited API calls
Intended for small-medium batch workloads
Burstable CPU and consistent baseline performance

Double the CPU and memory of the t3.large to scale workloads.

$0.43 Software / hr
Unlimited API calls
Increased cores for concurrent processing
Use with autoscaling groups for sustained workloads

Quadruple the CPU and memory of the t3.large for production workloads.

$0.83 Software / hr
Unlimited API calls
Production-ready compute power
Integrates and scales with many AWS services
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Everything you need to set up your self-hosted backend and customize your PDF solutions

AWS Setup Instructions

Set up and configure your self-hosted AWS infrastructure

API Reference Guide

View all endpoints, parameters, code examples, expected responses, and more

Control your backend with Self-Hosted API

Visit the AWS Marketplace to begin your pdfRest self-hosted journey. Get set up in minutes and start testing with a 7 day free trial and zero commitment.

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