PDF to PDF/A using Java

Convert PDF to PDF/A for archiving and long-term preservation

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PDF to PDF/A features

Leverage our PDF to PDF/A Java library to convert your PDFs into the PDF/A format, tailored for archival and preservation needs.

This tool supports PDF/A ISO conformance levels, such as PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2b, PDF/A-2u, PDF/A-3b, and PDF/A-3u, ensuring your documents meet strict archival standards.

It's ideally suited for professionals and organizations looking for a dependable solution for document preservation, offering customizable options to fit various compliance and archival requirements. With our Java library, secure and long-term document storage becomes straightforward and efficient.

ConvertAPI Java library install

ConvertAPI provides a Java SDK that allows you to perform a PDF to PDF/A conversion with just a few lines of code. Convert PDF to PDF/A documents using Java programming language with no effort at all!

# Add the following dependency to your pom.xml:
<dependency>
   <groupId>com.convertapi.client</groupId>
   <artifactId>convertapi</artifactId>
   <version>2.10</version>
</dependency>

Authenticate your Java library

You can obtain your secret key by signing up for a free account. Once you sign up, you'll receive 250 free conversions instantly! Grab your authentication secret from the account dashboard, and authenticate the ConvertAPI Java library like this:

# get your secret key here: https://www.convertapi.com/a/auth
use \ConvertApi\ConvertApi;
ConvertApi::setApiSecret('your-api-secret');

Convert PDF to PDF/A using Java in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, simply copy-paste this pdf to pdfa conversion code snippet into your Java project:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

<!-- For conversions with the multiple file result please refer to this example: https://repl.it/@ConvertAPI/HTML-Form-with-multiple-file-result -->

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You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

PdfTitle String

Provide a value to customize the PDF title. Otherwise, the default document title will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the title.

PdfSubject String

Provide a value to customize the PDF subject. Otherwise, the default document subject will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the subject.

PdfAuthor String

Provide a value to customize the PDF author. Otherwise, the default document author will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the author.

PdfKeywords String

Provide a value to customize the PDF keywords. Otherwise, the default document keywords will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the keywords.

PdfaVersion Collection

Set PDF/A version.

Values:   pdfa pdfa2 pdfa2u pdfa3 pdfa3u

PdfaOutputIntent Collection

Set PDF/A output intent. These are supported sRGB, Japan Color 2001 Coated (JC200103), Europe ISO Coated (FOGRA27), U.S. Web Coated (SWOP), Gray Gamma 2.2 (GRAY).

Values:   srgb jc200103 fogra27 swop gray

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