PDF Redaction Library for Android

Permanently redact content within PDF documents. PSPDFKit for Android offers developers a robust API to automate redaction in any app, as well as a beautiful UI for creating, previewing, and applying redactions.

PSPDFKit SDKs are deployed in some of the world’s most popular applications, such as those made by PlanGrid, Disney, DocuSign, Dropbox, IBM, and Lufthansa.

Key Capabilities

  • Create, preview, apply – Programmatically or by using the UI

  • True redaction – Permanently remove content (not just obscure it)

  • Search and redact – For strings, preset patterns, or regex

  • Client-side – Redact directly in the app (no server needed)

  • Customizable – Trigger workflows, adjust colors and overlay text

  • Extendable – Add editing, bookmarks, OCR, and more

Guides for Redaction

Introduction to Redaction
Learn about the basics of PDF redaction

Programmatic Redaction
How to use the API to programmatically redact content from PDFs

Redact Regex Patterns
How to automate redaction using regex patterns in text search

Search and Redact
How to automatically create redactions based on search criteria

Built-In Redaction UI
Learn about the document operations available in the redaction UI

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