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Extract pages out of a PDF with REST API

March 12th, 2022 / by api2pdf /

Introduction We are proud to announce a new feature with for our PdfSharp endpoints: Extract Pages. With this endpoint, you will be able to specify (optionally), a start and end of a page range of your PDF file and API2PDF will extract a new PDF with just that page range only. Extract pages out of […]

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Set ViewPortOptions on Chrome > Screenshot API

December 22nd, 2021 / by api2pdf /

We are proud to announce an enhancement to our /chrome/image endpoints which are quickly gaining popularity. You can now declare a custom ViewPort option. Prior to this, you were locked into a 1920 x 1080 viewport, which is the equivalent of a wide screen monitor. However, there may be use cases where you want to […]

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omitBackground added to Chrome to PDF

October 10th, 2021 / by api2pdf /

PuppeteerSharp version 5.1.0 has added support for omitBackground flag. This is a boolean option that will, if set to true, make your PDFs have a transparent background. We don’t actually know why people would need this, but it was a feature request from one of our customers. When PuppeteerSharp added support, we updated our endpoints […]

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v2 Officially Released

July 10th, 2021 / by api2pdf /

This is a major release which contains breaking changes. You can remain on the older version of the API if you wish to keep using Upgrade is not required, though recommended. We will continue to run the older version of the API indefinitely. Version 2 of Api2Pdf full REST API documentation located here: Feature […]

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1000 Paying Businesses Milestone!

June 9th, 2021 / by api2pdf /

Api2Pdf proudly announces that we have reached 1000 paying businesses. 1000 customers is a great milestone for any SaaS business. Thank you to all of our loyal customers for being a part of our journey over the last 3 years!

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Get Image Preview or Thumbnail of PDF or Office File with Simple API Call

April 27th, 2021 / by api2pdf /

We continue to enhance our V2 API which is loaded with features now. Check out our REST API documentation here. A major annoyance for developers is having to generate a thumbnail or image preview of an uploaded Office file or PDF file. We have now added a new endpoint located at /libreoffice/thumbnail that will ingest […]

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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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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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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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