ActivePDF Server Releases

Released: Feb 28, 2018

Updates in v8.1.0


  • Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.
  • A new method, ConvertPDFToPCL, provides PDF to PCL functionality.
  • The ability to convert an .oxps file to a PDF file.

Released: Jul 10, 2017

Updates in 2013 R4.1


  • Fixed 16971 When converting files that included bookmarks, the output file omitted the bookmarks.
  • Fixed 17358 When processing PostScript files that included Custom Properties, the Custom Properties were not copied to the output file.

Released: Apr 18, 2017

Updates in 2013 R4.0


  • Added the option to additionally convert to PDF Versions 1.6 and 1.7.
  • Files converted to PDF/A format now have a smaller file size.
  • When running Server using a developer license, the watermark displayed in the output file is now transparent.

Released: Mar 14, 2016

Updates in 2013 R3


  • The default resolutions for the ColorImageResolution, GrayImageResolution, and MonoImageResolution properties are now 300 PPI.
  • The default resolution for the Resolution property is now 720 PPI.


  • ID# 12180
    Description: File specific: When these EPS files were converted, the output PDF had blank pages.
    Resolution: General updates to the code base resolved this issue.
  • ID# 12204
    Description: File specific: When this PostScript file that included text with text shadows was converted...

Released: Mar 12, 2013

Updates in this release

Updates in 2013

  • Streamlined Architecture - Reduce the number of services required to operate and simplify internal communication.
  • Enhanced Logging - Now includes even more detail to assist in troubleshooting.
  • Revamped API - The API has had an overhaul based on customer feedback. New calls are more explicitly named, making them easier to understand while improving consistency across future product releases.
  • New PDF Features - Support for digitally signing output, stamping, watermarking and AES...