Convert PDFA to PDF via Java

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

Convert PDFA to PDF in Java

How to convert PDFA to PDF? You can easily convert programmatically a document from PDFA 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 PDFA 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 PDFA 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 PDFA to PDF

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

  1. Initialize a new Document
  2. Remove PDF/A compliance information
  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.

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

Example: Convert PDFA to PDF via Java

This sample code shows PDFA to PDF Java Conversion

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        public static void ConvertPDFAtoPDF()
            // load PDFA with an instance of Document                        
            var document = new Document("template.pdfa");

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

Convert PDFA 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.