Redact PDF Document Online or via Java

Develop powerful Java based PDF document redaction utility application. Code listed for search and replace text in PDF file through Java.

PDF Redact via Python PDF Redact via C# .NET PDF Redact via C++ PDF Redact in Android Apps

Redact PDF Document Online

  1. Import PDF file by uploading it
  2. Do it by clicking inside the drop area via drag and drop of annotation app
  3. Depending on the size of PDF file and internet speed wait for few seconds
  4. Type the text to search and redact
  5. Enter the replacing text to redact with
  6. Press the “REDACT” button
  7. Download the redaction file instantly

Redact PDF File via Java

  1. Add library reference to Java project
  2. Load PDF file using Document class
  3. Use TextFragmentAbsorber class object with having search terms as parameter
  4. Set Search Options
  5. Loop through each fragment collection to redact
  6. Save PDF document

Java Code : Redact PDF Document


Develop PDF Redaction Application via Java

Need to develop a PDF redaction app or utility? With Aspose.PDF for Java a child API of Aspose.Total for Java , any Java developer can integrate the above API code within its document redaction application. Powerful Java library allows programming any document redaction solution. Moreover it can support many popular formats including PDF format.

Java Utility to Redact PDF File

There are alternative options to install “ Aspose.PDF for Java ” or “ Aspose.Total for Java ” onto your system. Our Java package is designed to be cross-platform, compatible with JVM implementations on various operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, and iOS. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:

System Requirements

  • J2SE 8.0 (1.8) or above
  • Support of Aspose.PDF for Java on IBM i (Iseries or As/400)

For details please refer to [Product Documentation](https://docs.aspose.com/pdf/java/system-requirements/#optional-dependencies).


  • Can I use above Java code in my application?
    Yes, you are welcome to download this code and utilize it for the purpose of developing Java-based document redaction application. This code can serve as a valuable resource to enhance the functionality and capabilities of your projects in the domain of backend document processing and manipulation.
  • Is this online document redaction app work only on Windows?
    You have the flexibility to initiate document redaction at any device, irrespective of the operating system it runs on, whether it be Windows, Linux, Mac OS, or Android. All that's required is a contemporary web browser and an active internet connection.
  • Is it safe to use the online app to manage PDF document redaction?
    Of course! The output files generated through our service will be securely and automatically removed from our servers within a 24-hour timeframe. As a result, the display links associated with these files will cease to be functional after this period.
  • What browser should to use App?
    You can use any modern web browser like Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari for online PDF document redaction. However, if you're developing a desktop application, we recommend using the Aspose.Total document processing API for efficient management.

Explore File Redaction Options with Java

Redact DOC Files (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
Redact DOCX Files (Office 2007+ Word Document)
Redact ODP Files (OpenDocument Presentation Format)
Redact ODS Files (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
Redact ODT Files (OpenDocument Text File Format)
Redact PDF Files (Portable Document Format)
Redact PPT Files (PowerPoint Presentation)
Redact PPTX Files (Open XML presentation Format)
Redact XLS Files (Microsoft Excel Binary Format)
Redact XLSX Files (Open XML Workbook)