Compare Pdfkit vs WKHTMLToPDF and see what are their differences.


A Ruby gem to transform HTML + CSS into PDFs using the command-line utility wkhtmltopdf (by pdfkit)


Convert HTML to PDF using Webkit (QtWebKit) (by wkhtmltopdf)
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2.6 4.3
about 1 month ago 4 months ago
Ruby C++
MIT License GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Pdfkit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-30.


Posts with mentions or reviews of WKHTMLToPDF. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Pdfkit and WKHTMLToPDF you can also consider the following projects:

Dompdf - HTML to PDF converter for PHP

DinkToPdf - C# .NET Core wrapper for wkhtmltopdf library that uses Webkit engine to convert HTML pages to PDF.

TCPDF - Official clone of PHP library to generate PDF documents and barcodes

Wicked Pdf - PDF generator (from HTML) plugin for Ruby on Rails

mPDF - PHP library generating PDF files from UTF-8 encoded HTML

puppeteer - Headless Chrome Node.js API

WeasyPrint - The awesome document factory

Snappy - PHP library allowing thumbnail, snapshot or PDF generation from a url or a html page. Wrapper for wkhtmltopdf/wkhtmltoimage

Prawn - Fast, Nimble PDF Writer for Ruby

pagedjs - Display paginated content in the browser and generate print books using web technology

PHPJasper - A PHP report generator