RealObjects PDFreactor 7 released!

Saarbrücken RealObjects today announced the official release of PDFreactor Version 7.
PDFreactor 7.0.7174 is a major upgrade with great new features:

  • It now supports CSS3 Regions, a cutting-edge layout feature to control text flow.
  • Besides PDF/A-1a there is now also support for PDF/A-3a, which allows significantly more PDF features than the older archival format.
  • JavaScript performance has been improved and a new API has been added to dynamically retrieve extensive information about the layout from JavaScript.
  • Also new is support for CSS3 Running Elements which enables you to create headers and footers from existing or dynamically added content.
  • It is now also possible to add interactive comments to the generated PDF, which can be configured via CSS.
  • Canvas element graphics are now added to PDFs as resolution independent vector graphics, if possible, resulting in unmatched print quality.

Please visit our brand new PDFreactor product website at There you can find anything related to PDFreactor 7 in a modern and comprehensive design. Make sure to check out the new samples, highlighting the new features:

A list of changes and corrections as well as important release notes can be found here:

The new version is a free upgrade for all PDFreactor customers with a valid support and maintenance subscription. A version 7 license key is required and should be requested at when upgrading. If you do not have a valid support and maintenance subscription, please contact to purchase an upgrade.

Since this version we also offer a Free Personal License for private, non-commercial use of PDFreactor by individuals. You can request a PDFreactor Free Personal License here:

About RealObjects

Headquartered in Saarbrücken, Germany, RealObjects provides standards-based, cross-platform software solutions for both electronic publishing as well as content authoring.

The company ranks as a pioneering developer of easy-to-use, affordable and quick-to-deploy online HTML editor solutions, which enable content authoring in Web- and Java-based applications. They are a perfect fit for Content Management, Knowledge Management and e-Learning systems.

RealObjects’ W3C standards-based publishing solution PDFreactor is another industry-recognized flagship product, which is used for server-side conversion of HTML and XML to PDF whenever electronic and print output of business content in typset-quality is required. The latest RealObjects products emerged from Project MARTHA, an integrated application framework that enables enterprise developers to create powerful HTML and XML editing and rendering applications in pure Java.

Founded in May 2000, the privately held and self-funded software company has more than 2500 corporate customers in over 40 countries, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises, educational institutions as well as government and non-profit organizations. A strong network of key business alliances, value added resellers and OEM partners has been established.