Saving a PDF File on Android

Edited or newly created PDFs can be saved to a device’s local storage, custom data provider, a remote server, and more. The save operation is performed entirely in the client (no server is required).

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

Key Capabilities

  • Local storage or remote URL — Save PDF files to any location

  • Incremental saving — Improve performance when saving large PDFs

  • Auto save — Automatically save edits to the file

  • Client-side — Save PDFs directly in the app (no server needed)

  • Extendable — Add annotation, signing, editing, forms, and more

Guides for Saving a Document

Save a Document to Local Storage
How to save a document to local storage

Save a Document to a Remote Server
How to save a document to a remote server

Save a Document to Document Engine
How to save a document to the optional Document Engine

Save a Document to a Custom Data Provider
How to save a document to your own custom data provider

Incremental Saving
How to append changes to the end of a PDF instead of rewriting

Auto Save
How to configure the way changes are automatically saved

Save As
How to save a document as a new file

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