PDF solutions based on PHP & Internet and intranet solutions

Setasign is the first company to offer commercial PDF components written in the interpreted PHP language.

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New Demo!2015-09-17

There's a new demo available that shows you how to resolve used colors and color spaces in an existing PDF document.

Public-key Security For All!2015-09-14

SetaPDF-Encryptor replaced by SetaPDF-Core as of now which results in public-key security for all SetaPDF components!

New Versions2015-08-20

New versions of all SetaPDF components released!

What we offer

PDF Solutions based on PHP

We offer commercial PDF components written in the interpreted PHP language.

Our company helps PHP developers provide their customers with new PHP based solutions around PDF manipulation and interpretation.


The SetaPDF-Core component is a toolset for low level access of PDF files with PHP.


The SetaPDF-Extractor component allows PHP developers to extract textual content from existing PDF documents. Beside extracting text it is also possible to extract words, glyphs and their positions and bounding boxes.


The SetaPDF-FormFiller component allows PHP developers to fill in existing PDF forms with dynamic data.


The SetaPDF-Merger allows PHP developers to concatenate or split existing PDF documents with PHP.


The SetaPDF-Signer component allows PHP developers to digital sign PDF documents with PHP.


The SetaPDF-Stamper allows PHP developers to add new content to existing PDF documents in a fast, easy, and reliable way.


FPDI is a collection of PHP classes facilitating developers to read pages from existing PDF documents and use them as templates in FPDF.


With the FPDI PDF-Parser as a commercial addon FPDI will be able to handle PDF documents with a version higher than 1.4.

What others think

With the aid of Setasign our system now generates a high volume of documentation for our clients. Arthur Johnstone, Lead Developer, We Claim U gain

SetaPDF-FormFiller made a trivial task out of what i thought would be a complex endevour, personalizing many thousands of certificates. Brendon Gearin, Life Advantage

[...]The SetaPDF-Merger keeps all the information contained in the PDF-Files. Using it is very easy and the output is generated very fast. We are totally happy with this tool[...] Anton Hofmann, MediaparX AG

Based on our own reseach and experience; Setasign has the best PDF solutions for generating and manipulation PDF files with PHP. Beside that, they deliver excelent support and custom examples to help you build your software. Jurn Raaijmakers, PDFEN