Convert HTML to PDF via Java

HTML to PDF Java conversion. Programmers can use this example code to export HTML to PDF within any Web or Desktop Java-based Application.

Convert HTML to PDF in Java

How to convert HTML to PDF? You can easily convert programmatically a document from HTML to PDF format with a modern document-processing Java API. Use just a few lines of Java code to convert files with high quality. The Aspose.PDF library will allow any developer to efficiently solve the tasks of converting HTML to PDF using Java.

For a more detailed description of the code snippet and other possible conversion formats, see the Documentation pages. Also, you can check the other conversions of formats, which are supported by our library.

In order to convert HTML to PDF, we’ll use Aspose.PDF for Java API which is a feature-rich, powerful, and easy-to-use conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from Maven and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml. Check the details of Installing the Library on the Documentation pages.


    <name>Aspose Java AP</name>


<version>version of aspose-pdf API</version>

How to Convert HTML to PDF

Java developers can easily load & convert HTML files to PDF in just a few lines of code.

  1. Initialize a new Document
  2. Call Document.Process method with page index & output file path as parameters
  3. Save the output PDF file

Here is an example that demonstrates how to convert HTML to PDF in Java. You can follow these easy steps to convert your HTML file to PDF format. First, upload your HTML file and then simply save it as a PDF file. You can use fully qualified filenames for both HTML reading and PDF writing. The output PDF content and formatting will be identical to the original HTML document.

Example: Convert HTML to PDF via Java

This sample code shows HTML to PDF Java Conversion

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// load HTML with an instance of Document
Document html_doc = new Document("sourceDoc.html");

// specify the user password, owner password, access permissions, and cryptographic algorithm
html_doc.encrypt("user_password", "owner_Password", Permissions.ModifyContent , CryptoAlgorithm.AESx256);

// save document in PDF format"output.pdf", SaveFormat.Pdf);

// For converting HTML content into a single page PDF
// Use HtmlLoadOptions and set conversion to single page PDF
// htmloptions.setRenderToSinglePage(true);

Convert HTML to PDF using Java library

Aspose.PDF for Java API is a library that enables developers to add PDF processing capabilities to their applications. It can be used to build any type of 32-bit and 64-bit applications to generate or read, convert and manipulate PDF files without the use of Adobe Acrobat. Aspose.PDF for Java allows developers to insert tables, graphs, images, hyperlinks, custom fonts - and more - into PDF documents. Moreover, it is also possible to compress PDF. Aspose.PDF for Java provides excellent security features to develop secure PDF files.

You can find more information about Aspose.PDF for Java API on documentation and examples on how to use API. Some of the key features of Aspose.PDF for Java API include support for various file formats including HTML, XFA, TXT, PCL, XML, XPS and image file formats, support for various PDF versions, and extensive hyperlink functionality.