iText consists of several jars.
The main iText release contains:
itextpdf-x.y.z.jar: the core library
itext-xtra-x.y.z.jar: extra functionality (PDF 2!)
itext-pdfa-x.y.z.jar: PDF/A-related functionality
This project is hosted on https://github.com/itext
You can find the latest releases here:
You can also build iText from source.
In some cases, you'll need extra jars. These jars are bundled in a zip file here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/itext/files/extrajars/
For XML (and HTML) functionality, you need this jar:
xmlworker-x.y.z.jarThis project is hosted on https://github.com/itext/xmlworker
Finally, we also have a tool that can help you debug PDFs:
itext-rups-x.y.z.jarThis project is hosted on https://github.com/itext/rups
If you have an idea on how to improve iText and you want to submit code, please read our Contribution Guidelines.
iText is licensed as AGPL software.
AGPL is a free / open source software license.
This doesn't mean the software is gratis!
Buying a license is mandatory as soon as you develop commercial activities distributing the iText software inside your product or deploying it on a network without disclosing the source code of your own applications under the AGPL license. These activities include:
- offering paid services to customers as an ASP
- serving PDFs on the fly in the cloud or in a web application
- shipping iText with a closed source product
Contact sales for more info: http://itextpdf.com/sales