PDF Cloud, Collaboration and Live Analytics API

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Developer Cloud API

Embed a powerful PDF viewer in your web app with zero lines of code.

State-of-the-art analytics and collaboration tools that enable you to work across the boundaries of operating systems.

Manage usage and control costs with pay as you go licensing.

Get Started

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4 Simple Steps

Get started, customize, deploy and go live in minutes.

Registration Image
Step 1


with your email and password. No credit card required.

HTML and JavaScript option
Step 2


the look & features. Embed either with iFrame or JavaScript.

PDF embedded web page
Step 3


Copy and paste the iFrame/JavaScript and deploy to your server.

PDF embedded web page
Step 4

Go Live!

Open the page in your web browser. It just works.

Check out our 2 intro videos below to find out what DevCloudAPI is and how you can get set up in just 3 minutes.

The same core PDF technology powering Google Chrome's PDF viewer and Amazon Kindle's PDF viewer.

Foxit Customers

What Foxit Developer Cloud API Provides?

Powerful yet simple unified document services, workflows and analytics platform for organizations that require accurate PDF rendering that comes with professional support.

Start in the Cloud

Foxit provides a foundation to share PDFs, edit together, and collaborate on the same document. No more emailing attachments or dealing with multiple versions of a file, and no more device constraints.

Share and Present

You can always add more people to your collaborations such as reviewers to give final approval and feedback. Simply share the same URL with the built-in share button and Foxit Developer Cloud will enable you to see the latest changes and conversations.

Start as a Team

A team can be as formal or flexible as you need it to be. Share a Foxit Developer Cloud generated link to everyone who shares the same manager, or create a team for a special project. With Foxit Developer Cloud, you’ll have a central place in the cloud to communicate and collaborate.

Host Online Meetings and Get Work Done in Real Time

With one click, anyone inside or outside your company can join your online meeting from any device. You can work in real time to co-author PDF documents and use the built-in IM to foster teamwork.

Chat-based Workflow

Let ideas flow in real-time with out-of-the-box group chat. Automatically add people who join the same collaboration session with optional on-screen notifications.

Work Anywhere from any Device

Integrate the best-in-class productivity solution in your systems. Share and review PDF documents across any device with Foxit Developer Cloud API.


Data-driven analytics to measure what activities are driving business results.

Business Process Automation

Streamline, automate, and transform processes with Foxit Developer Cloud API's capabilities, workflows, and custom apps.

Enterprise Social Network

Integrate with your intranet system to empower employees across your organization to connect, share, and work better together.

Accurate PDF Rendering

Foxit’s high fidelity rendering PDF engine provides reliable and consistent rendering and viewing of even the largest and most complex documents.

PDF Annotations

Leave notes and comments for others or yourself to see. Apply stamps, watermarks and other annotations and markup and/or in the viewer.

PDF Signature

Sign and secure PDF documents just like you’d do on a piece of paper with PSI (Pressure Sensitive Ink) signatures.

PDF Forms

Fill PDF forms programmatically. Give end users the ability to fill out digital forms that connect flawlessly to your systems.

PDF Page Manipulation

Create, split, merge and delete files programmatically. Allow your users to add, delete and re-shuffle pages, in any order.



DevCloudAPI vs PDF SDK for Web

DevCloudAPI and PDF SDK for Web are built with the same core technology. However, DevCloudAPI can be used by someone with minimal technical knowledge with just a few lines of HTML code. Take a look at the comparison table below to see which solution matches to your needs.

PDF SDK for Web

Developer Cloud API

Technical Knowledge Required
Standard None
Code Writing
A page A few lines
Time to Deploy
Minutes Seconds
Multiple Users editing same PDF
N/A Yes
N/A Real-time
Annual/Perpetual License Pay-as-you-go Subscription

Subscription Plans


Accurate PDF rendering and viewing. Get a fully functioning PDF viewer in seconds with the Starter plan.
$0 per month

  • Start with free PDF viewing. Also comes with live analytics to track document viewing statistics.
  • View API PDF Rendering
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  • Free $100 Monthly Credits
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Accurate PDF rendering and viewing as well as advanced annotations for commenting and markups on PDF.
$99 per month

  • Provides advanced annotation tool, adding markups, comments, form filling and signing.
  • View API PDF Rendering
  • Annotation API Commenting
  • Form API Form filling
  • -
  • Free $100 Monthly Credits
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Accurate PDF rendering, viewing, annotating, team collaboration and communication features.
$199 per month

  • The simplest way to share the collaboration session with chats, comments and annotation exchanges.
  • View API PDF Rendering
  • Annotation API Commenting
  • Form API Form filling
  • Collaboration API Real-time annotations
  • Free $100 Monthly Credits
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Limited Time Offer
Get USD100 Free Credit Every Month!


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View API

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Annotation API

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Form API

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Collaboration API

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