Xtractor Release Notes 2015 R1.2

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

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Server™ 2008 (32- or 64-bit edition), 2008 R2, 2012 R2, or 2016
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5.1 or higher
  • Microsoft Windows® 7, 8 or 10 (Desktop Distribution customers only)

Hardware Requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for Xtractor are:

  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 150 MB of hard disk space (for application)


  • Additional hard disk space is needed to meet the volume of files being processed.
  • ActivePDF does not officially support running Xtractor in a Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Terminal Services or Citrix environment.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were resolved since the last release.

ID # Description Resolution


The Xtractor DLL was not strongly named.

The Xtractor Dll is now strongly named, obfuscated, and digitally signed.


When processing a document with more than 2.500 pages, Xtractor slowed down, and eventually stopped responding.

Updates to Extractor resolved this issue.


File specific: Certain Japanese characters were extracted with incorrect encoding. 

Updates to Extractor resolved this issue.

User Guide: Installation, Getting Started, and API Reference

Installation instructions and information the Xtractor API is available in the Xtractor User Guide: