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Convert HTML to PDF via Java

Sample code for 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

Convert programmatically HTML to PDF format with a modern Java API. Use just a few lines of code to convert HTML to PDF. The Aspose.PDF library will allow any developer to easily solve the tasks of converting HTML to PDF using the Java. For a more detailed description of the code snippet and other possible conversion formats, see the Documentation pages. Also, you can check the quality of converting file to file directly in your browser online in a second. 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 API</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

System Requirements

Aspose.PDF for Java is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
  • Development environment like Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Aspose.PDF for Java library referenced in your project.

This sample code shows HTML to PDF Java Conversion

// 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);
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