Adobe PDF Embed API

Free JavaScript API to embed high-fidelity PDFs, enable collaboration, and see analytics Try the demo

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Embed PDF in a website

Accurate, consistent PDF rendering

Whether on dynamic or static pages, deliver the highest quality PDF rendering available

Free PDF Viewer API

Customizable user experience

Choose exactly how to display a PDF and use the callbacks and annotations APIs to provide programmatic control and enable digital collaboration

PDF analytics with Adobe PDF Embed API

Analytics on PDF usage

Use analytics to understand how users interact with PDFs, including time spent on a page and searches

Key Features of Our free PDF Embed API

  • Embed Modes

    Embed Modes

    Control how you embed PDFs, with support for full-sized windows, sized containers, in-line display, and lightboxes

    See documentation
  • Annotations


    Full support for import, create, delete, update, exporting of comments, and more; programmatically add, update, and delete annotations with the option to save; events can be triggered based on user actions

    See documentation
  • PDF Analytics

    PDF Analytics

    Easily integrate Adobe Analytics with only a few steps, or leverage the user events to push data to other analytics tools

    See documentation
  • Collaborative Settings

    Collaborative Settings

    For multi-user document collaboration, identify reviewers by name or email address and save annotation settings through custom callbacks (default settings display GUEST as the reviewer name for all comments)

    See documentation
  • Save Controls

    Save Controls

    Support auto-save to local drives or external storage, with options for frequency and polling, along with success/fail events capture; use file modification and status polling events for multi-user workflows

    See documentation
  • Menu & Tool Options

    Menu & Tool Options

    Programmatically enable or disable the left-hand panel, comments pane, toolbars, print, and download options

    See Documentation

Start Embedding PDFs in Minutes

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  1. Obtain free credentials

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  2. Copy JavaScript code or download samples for React and Angular

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  3. Add credentials to your code and run!

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Embed PDFs in a web page with AEM

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager customers can easily drag and drop a high-fidelity PDF viewer directly into web applications without the need for additional code or customizations. Includes pre-configurable settings for comments, printing, downloading, and integrated Adobe Analytics.

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Adobe PDF Embed API analytics integration for PDF insights

Adobe Analytics

Out of the box Adobe Analytics integration allows customers to seamlessly enable rich analytics and gain insights on end user experience. Extend functionality with chatbots or calls to action based on user interactions.

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Use Cases for PDF Embed API

Embedded PDF collaboration tool

Student Teacher Collaboration

Accelerate digital learning programs with embedded PDF viewing for teacher and peer document collaboration.

PDF Review and approval tool

Reviews and Approvals

Maximize remote worker productivity with multi-user document collaboration including commenting, markup, text edits, and more.

Embed PDFs for website publishing

Digital Content Publishing

Publish whitepapers and marketing content with end-user interactivity, security controls, and analytics.

Embed PDFs for website reports

Report Creation and Editing

Create and embed reports for internal or external consumption, sharing, and review.

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