Java PDF Redaction Library

PSPDFKit Library for Java offers developers a robust API to automate redaction by permanently removing content from PDF documents.

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

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

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

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

Guides for Redaction

Introduction to Redaction
Learn about the basics of PDF redaction

Redact Preset Patterns
How to automate redaction by searching for preset text patterns

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

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

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

Frontend Integration
How to integrate a client-side UI to create and preview redactions

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