Enhanced support for converting emails to PDF format

January 1st, 2021 / by api2pdf /

For a while, a pain point for our LibreOffice endpoint is that it struggled with converting email files to PDF. The file extension for these were often .eml or .msg. People would need to either convert email files to PDF format in large batches, or they are using PDFs as a form of File Preview […]

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Convert HTML to Image or URL to Image with Headless Chrome

October 25th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

Convert HTML to Image or URL to Image with Headless Chrome Headless Chrome provides a great way to take screenshots or images of raw HTML or a URL of a website. If you need to do this at scale with an easy to use API, we’ve got you covered. We provide a super simple API […]

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Virtual conferences are on the rise

May 28th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

Today is DockerCON Live 2020 – Link is here. And API2PDF will be attending. They also made the entire event free. With so many conferences being cancelled, we are seeing the rise and likely permanence of virtual conferences and virtual conference technology. Converting your in-person conference which has speakers, presentations, networking events, breakout rooms to […]

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API2PDF and GDPR compliance

May 17th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

API2PDF is GDPR and privacy compliant. We do not store or log the payload data used to make the API calls at all. All PDFs self-delete from our storage after 24 hours, but you have the ability to DELETE them immediately. Our v2 API supports direct upload to your own server instead of using our […]

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[Resolved] Issue downloading PDF with Java

April 8th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

We’re not java experts here, but we have gotten some reports from customers who run into issues after generating the PDF file – they want to download that file and save it locally. Never faced any issues with python or c#, but Java seems to have some problems. The below code is example of how […]

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[Resolved] PDF is rendering blank or only partially with Headless Chrome

April 8th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

Intro In this post we will outline why in some cases PDFs are rendering blank or maybe only some elements, or part of elements are appearing but not everything on the page. We are going to explain why this occurs when rendering PDFs with Headless Chrome, but it would impact any browser based engine. Common […]

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PdfSharp REST API now live on v2 beta

February 9th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

We are moving fast here at api2pdf with the progress of v2. Yesterday we made available LibreOffice with new functionality, and now we are releasing PdfSharp with new functionality. v2 in public beta – documentation available here. PdfSharp endpoints now support /pdfsharp/merge – combine multiple PDFs into a single PDF (same as v1) /pdfsharp/bookmarks – […]

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LibreOffice functionality added to v2 public beta

February 8th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

Hello everyone! We are proud to announce that LibreOffice has been added to our v2 public beta. Documentation is available here. There is new functionality that is coming with this release. We have four endpoints that you can use: /libreoffice/any-to-pdf – Same as v1, convert any office document or image file to PDF format. If […]

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Api2Pdf launches v2 in beta!

January 11th, 2020 / by api2pdf /

Welcome everybody, this is a follow up to our post six months ago. We are very excited to give you an update and to announce the launch of version 2 of API2PDF, now in early access beta. The documentation is available here. Version 2 currently only has our Headless Chrome endpoint. We will be migrating […]

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Docker Container for Headless Chrome and Puppeteer

August 3rd, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro API2PDF is proud to announce it has built a Docker Container to provide a convenient and reliable Web API to convert web pages and HTML to PDF format and screenshots. The underlying rendering engine is Headless Chrome w/ Puppeteer functionality. Testing can be done to ensure the container meets your needs by following the […]

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