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Installing iText pdfHTML for Java developers

How to install pdfHTML Java version

Thank you for your interest in our HTML and CSS to PDF converter add-on pdfHTML, we hope you will enjoy using our product and share your experiences with us and the iText community. We will walk you through the installation process, from downloading iText pdfHTML to adding the dependency to your Java build tool.

If you require any extra help please have a look at our FAQs or the community discussion at StackOverflow. If you are interested in getting support from our in-house developers and/or a license key for commercial iText products, you will need to acquire a commercial license.

Before you install

  • If you want to use pdfHTML for non-commercial purposes, make sure you have read and agreed upon the AGPL license. All downloads we offer open-source come with the AGPL license model.

  • If you want to use pdfHTML for commercial purposes, make sure you have purchased a commercial license for iText Core and pdfHTML. All downloads we offer closed-source come with our commercial license model.

  • For closed-source pdfHTML installation, download and install the proper license key library, you can find the installation guide here.

  • Check the compatibility matrix to ensure the version you specify when adding the add-on's dependency matches the version of iText Core you have a license for.

  • Download the modules (.jar) of iText Core/Community and pdfHTML (ZIP files) from Maven Central or the iText Artifactory Server.

  • Install iText Core or Community, you can find the installation guide here.

  • Important remark: in the installation guide we use Maven as build tool for Java.


Using the Central Repository

iText pdfHTML is available via Maven on the Central repository. Simply add iText pdfHTML as a dependency to your pom.xml:

Using the iText Artifactory Server

iText pdfHTML is also available on the iText Artifactory server. Here you can also find the license key library, and pdfHTML add-on - you require an additional license key if you want to use pdfHTML closed-source (commercial purposes).

You can add this server as an additional Maven repository in the repositories section of your pom.xml or settings.xml, as described in the Maven documentation. Maven will then automatically query this repository for the add-on .jar files.

You can also browse the iText Artifactory server and download jars manually.

1. Add repository to .pom project file

<!-- All add-ons and iText Core-->
    <name>iText Repository - releases</name>

2. Add the pdfHTML dependencies to .pom project file



iText pdfHTML Java on GitHub

The source code is available on GitHub.

You can download the modules (.jar) of iText pdfHTML in ZIP files from Maven Central: pdfHTML.

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