Explore PSPDFKit's edge in advanced features, wider file compatibility, reliable text management, superior rendering, and easy custom functionality — a robust and efficient solution that clearly outshines PDF.js.
Lacks support for advanced annotations, page manipulation, redaction, eSignatures, and pinch-to-zoom for mobile.
Requires third-party applications for converting and viewing MS Office documents, TXT files, and images.
Inconsistent text selection due to missing or incorrect text bounding boxes, resulting in spacing issues and missing words.
Faces challenges in complying with standards like 508/ADA due to unreliable text extraction.
May deliver blurry outputs and inaccurate printing, with issues in color fidelity when rendering canvases.
Requires regular support and monitoring, potentially disrupting your custom features due to frequent open source community updates.
PSPDFKit offers advanced features, such as annotations and page manipulation, outpacing the display-only capability of PDF.js. Plus, PSPDFKit’s broad file format compatibility negates the need for third-party conversion applications.
With PSPDFKit, text selection is precise, ensuring reliable text management and compliance with accessibility standards like 508/ADA — a clear edge over the inconsistent text handling in PDF.js.
Unlike PDF.js, which can yield blurry outputs and color fidelity issues, PSPDFKit guarantees high-quality, clear outputs and accurate color representation, ensuring excellent viewing and printing results.
PSPDFKit streamlines the implementation and maintenance of custom features, offering a smoother workflow compared to the potential disruptions and extra upkeep required with PDF.js.
PSPDFKit not only encompasses all the features of PDF.js, but it offers much more. The following comparison table highlights the key features that PDF.js lacks.
PSPDFKit offers a potent suite of proprietary AI tools for sophisticated workflows, surpassing the capabilities of PDF.js and other competitors.
Key-value pair extraction for labeled information in unstructured and semi-structured documents.
Smart redaction engine that uses AI to identify and remove sensitive data from documents.
Table extraction engine to extract data from scanned and low-quality documents.
Read and write barcodes from various image formats, recognize orientation, and provide string values and bounding boxes.
One of our solutions engineers would love to show you why PSPDFKit is the right choice.