ActivePDF DocConverter Overview

ActivePDF® DocConverter™ is a powerful .NET/COM document conversion tool, offering support for nearly 300 file types. Extend scalable conversion capabilities across the enterprise while managing processes from a single location. Integrate document conversion into your existing applications. Create watched folders for simple drag-and drop conversions, auto append new pages to existing PDF and retain interactive elements with secure PDF output.

Key Features

  • Convert nearly 300 file types to PDF
  • Convert over 40 image types
  • Create watched directories for drag-and-drop conversion
  • Filter input documents by file type
  • Automatically unzip compressed folders and convert contents
  • Secure output with 40 or 128-bit encryption
  • Support for Intelligent PDF conversion
  • Centralized control using API or the Administrative Console


ActivePDF DocConverter Features

Convert Documents to PDF

Native support for Microsoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint® and over 300 other formats. No per document or per user fee.

Convert PDFs to other Formats

Convert documents to PDF. Convert from PDF to Word®, Excel®, HTML, text file, image file and PDF/A.

Watched Folder Support

DocConverter operates in batch mode via directory scanning for on demand PDF conversion. Watch folders are scanned allowing users to drag and drop files from the desktop to the server. DocConverter converts files to PDF automatically then stores the PDF output in a folder for further processing or retrieval.


Add affordable file conversion functionality to all applications. Convert commonly used file formats To/From PDF with a single method call.

Generate Intelligent PDF

Intelligent PDF features convert Word headings, metadata, hyperlinks and more to PDF elements. Easily handles complex Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.

PDF/A and PDF/X Creation and Validation

Create, migrate and validate PDF/A and PDF/X documents. Validated documents are tracked in an XML logic file ensuring documents are fully compliant with ISO 19005-1PDF/A standards.

PDF Security

Apply 40-bit and 128-bit security to PDF output. Password-protect security options allow you to disable printing functions to prevent copying text and graphics. Set document metadata including title and author.

Support Remote Conversions

Submit documents from remote locations for PDF conversion.

Centralize Enterprise PDF Settings

Centralized PDF generation and conversion functionalities reduces software and support costs.


ActivePDF DocConverter 2015 System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows Server 2008 (x86 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

Minimum Recommended Hardware

  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 150 MB of Disk Space (for application)

Additional Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, or 2013
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0
    (if not detected, will be installed automatically)
  • LibreOffice 4.2
    (if not detected, will be installed automatically)
  • Fuji Xerox DocuWorks Viewer Light 7.2.1 or higher (for converting DocuWorks files)
  • Corel WordPerfect X5, X6, and X7 (WordPerfect 15, 16, 17) (for converting WordPerfect files)


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