This software release for ActivePDF Spooler (Build 2017.2.0.18300) includes a new feature.

This is the initial release of ActivePDF Spooler (Build 2017.1.0.18278).

This is the initial release of ActivePDF Rasterizer (Build 2017.1.0.18202).

This software release for ActivePDF Xtractor 2015 R1.2 (Build 2015.1.2.18117) includes bug fixes.

This software release for ActivePDF Xtractor 2015 R1.1 (Build 2015.1.1.17334) includes new features.

This is the initial release of ActivePDF Xtractor (Build 2015.1.0.16197).

Information for installing licenses and extension keys.

To install or upgrade your ActivePDF product, see the Quick Start Guide, User Guide, or Developer Guide for your product.

Rasterizer Error Codes and Descriptions

If an "Invalid Serial Number" error message displays when you are attempting to install your ActivePDF product, please contact Customer Service.

Answers to questions about PDF file sizes.

ActivePDF supports these PDF versions, PDF/A formats, and security encryptions. Listed by product.

You can download an evaluation version of Xtractor for free. The evaluation keys and developer keys have these  limitations.

Link to online ActivePDF License Manager 2013 documentation.

On occasion, customers contact us to ask whether they have activated and/or deactivated their product licenses.

During search procedures, the SetMarginToIgnore, ExtractImageToFile, GetImage, and GetTextByLocation methods use x, y origin coordinates for location reference.

Description of result return codes.

If you are creating an account to access product downloads and serial numbers, your user name must match the user name on the customer account for that product order. For more information, contact

After the ActivePDF evaluation periods expires, the product is no longer usable. If you wish to continue using the product you can purchase a production license or request an extension of the evaluation period from

From time to time, you may need to stop, start and/or restart the services used by ActivePDF products.

If the system on which you are installing does not have Internet access, copy the appropriate installation and licensing files onto removable media (CD, DVD, thumb drive, etc.) using a system with Internet access.

An error similar to “Failed to obtain license: Invalid activation key format” is received when attempting to activate a product license, though the activation key/serial number has been entered exactly as it appears in the purchase email.