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ICEsoft Announces the Release of ICEpdf 4.0 - Open Source PDF Rendering Technology for Java

DATE: February 2, 2010

ICEpdf 4.0 now supports link annotations, text selection, search highlighting, and more.

ICEpdf is a lightweight Java PDF rendering library that can be easily integrated within any Java-based client application or deployed on a server in headless mode as a PDF Servlet (JSP or JSF). ICEpdf is ideal for providing PDF viewing and navigation as well as PDF content conversion and extraction without the hassles of Java-to-native integration issues.

This latest version of ICEpdf is now capable of:

  • PDF document editing and saving for Link Annotation edits.
  • Text selection and clipboard actions.
  • The search API has been completely revamped allowing for search result highlighting, and more.

This release of ICEpdf also includes numerous product improvements and bug fixes. See “What's New in ICEpdf 4.0”:

"Since ICEpdf was open sourced 8 months ago, the product has experienced unprecedented adoption", says Robert Lepack", VP of Marketing and Business Development at ICEsoft. "This latest release of ICEpdf adds important new features and capabilities that our customers, as well as community members, have been asking for."

License and Availability:

ICEpdf 4.0 is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPL), and is available for immediate download:


See ICEpdf 4.0 in action:

About ICEpdf:

ICEpdf is an open source Java PDF library ideal for rendering, printing and editing PDF documents within any Java application. The ICEpdf API is 100% Java-based, lightweight, fast, efficient and can be deployed to virtually any Java Virtual Machine (JVM) client-side, and/or server-side.

About ICEsoft Technologies

ICEsoft Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of open source enterprise Java technologies and sponsor of the award winning ICEfaces open source project. ICEsoft and ICEfaces are registered trademarks or trade names of ICEsoft Technologies, Inc. Visit

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