If you need to generate a high volume of PDF-based reports and documentation, AppendPDF does it easily and quickly. Used for archiving, litigation support, web presentment, and a host of other applications, our high-performance solution delivers assembled documents on demand.

Industries that have used AppendPDF to speed up and automate their processes include real estate operations, insurance companies, financial services companies, entertainment companies, and any organization that needs to assemble documentation—such as policies, standard operating procedures, etc.—on demand.

For automated table of contents, personalization, stamping, and more, see AppendPDF Pro.

Use in conjunction with FDFMerge or FDFMerge Lite to create packages of content combined with flattened PDF forms.

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Features

Assembly Features of AppendPDF

  • Assembles PDF files with enterprise-class reliability and speed
  • Combines complete files or selected page ranges
  • Includes bookmarks from the original files
  • Sets file open, display and initial page options
  • Includes new document information, including title, subject, keywords, date or other metadata, in PDF Document Information fields and in XML via the eXtensible Metadata Platform (XMP).
  • Applies Adobe Acrobat standard 40-bit or 128-bit file encryption with a user-specific password to control who may view, print, or modify the document
  • Linearizes PDF files for Fast Web View
  • Optimize to reduce file size
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Tech Specs

Easy Integration with AppendPDF

  • No limit on concurrent users or connections
  • No limit on the number of documents processed
  • No limit on threads – run as many instances as you want
  • Supports PDF 1.0 and higher
  • Call from any programming or scripting language including (but not limited to) Perl, PHP, Java, C++, ASP & .Net, Visual Basic, Cold Fusion and Lotus Notes
  • May be integrated with other Appligent server products as part of a complete PDF workflow solution

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows
Windows 7 and higher (32 or 64 bit)

Linux (RedHat, SUSE, Ubuntu, etc.)
Kernel 2.6, 32 bit
Kernel 2.6  64 bit

IBM AIX
5.2 & above on Power

Oracle (Sun) Solaris
10 and above on SPARC  

Hewlett-Packard HP-UX
11i v2 & above on Itanium

Apple Mac OS X
10.5 & above on Intel x86

Minimum free memory available to run the application : 512 MBytes

Basic Operation

A text or XML parameter file is passed to AppendPDF containing the instructions AppendPDF uses to assemble the new PDF document. See the Introduction to AppendPDF for more information. A DTD is provided for validation of XML parameter files.

Automation

Dynamically generate parameter files from Perl, Java, PHP, VBScript, or any shell script. AppendPDF can also be scripted for multistage processing or deployed with our other products as part of a complete PDF workflow solution.

Documentation

See the User Guide for complete documentation.

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Compare

Feature AppendPDF Pro AppendPDF AppendPDF DE
Combine PDF files Yes Yes Yes
Automate document production Yes Yes No
Dynamically create customized Documents for Web delivery Yes Yes No
Dynamically create customized cover pages Yes No No
Create a customized TOC Yes No Yes
Specify template PDF for the TOC Yes No Yes
Specify exact position of TOC entries on the page Yes No Yes
Specify header height to where the TOC begins Yes No Yes
Specify the footer height from the bottom of the TOC Yes No Yes
Specify the left and right margins for the TOC Yes No Yes
Specify the width of the column for TOC page numbers Yes No Yes
Specify a leader character for the TOC entries Yes No Yes
Choose font, size and color for TOC entries Yes No Yes
Choose line spacing for TOC entries Yes No Yes
Choose space between TOC entries Yes No Yes
Stamp TOC page numbers Yes No Yes
Stamp page numbers on the output PDF Yes No Yes
Stamp bates numbers on the output PDF Yes No Yes
Stamp text anywhere on the output PDF Yes No Yes
Support for Unicode stamps Yes No Yes
Stamp Barcodes Yes No Yes
Stamp images anywhere in the output PDF Yes No Yes
Merge by page range Yes Yes Yes
Merge selected pages Yes Yes Yes
Encrypt the output PDF Yes Yes Yes
Save output PDF for “Fast Web View” Yes Yes Yes
Specify Document Information, Custom Fields and Keywords Yes Yes Yes
Specify how output PDF opens and what the User sees Yes Yes Yes
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How to Buy AppendPDF

AppendPDF starts at $995.00 (USD) for a single server with up to 4 cores. Contact us for more information.

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