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Top 23 JavaScript PDF Projects

  • GitHub repo react-pdf

    📄 Create PDF files using React

    Project mention: React to export PDF from without backend | | 2021-12-05

    Try this react pdf

  • GitHub repo react-pdf

    Display PDFs in your React app as easily as if they were images. (by wojtekmaj)

    Project mention: PDF viewer loading white box when trying to load custom PDF | | 2021-11-20

    Otherwise try the other "react-pdf" if you simply just want to display an existing pdf (NOT @react-pdf/renderer, the one you have linked):

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo percollate

    A command-line tool to turn web pages into beautiful, readable PDF, EPUB, or HTML docs.

    Project mention: Alternatives to ArchiveBox? | | 2021-10-30

    Maybe, I didnt try it and I am not sure if the html output looks like u want it.

  • GitHub repo Parsr

    Transforms PDF, Documents and Images into Enriched Structured Data

    Project mention: [D] What pdf parser do you use for paragraph parsing for huggingface models | | 2021-07-13

    Parsing PDFs is very non-trivial process. Google and Amazon parses are largely based on OCRing. There are some advanced state-of-the-art NN-based OCR approaches but they are not very stable, but a stable industry standard is Tesseract, and nice all-in-one open source tools that brings a ton of tools together is . hope this helps

  • GitHub repo

    📝 A website for automatically generating elegant LaTeX resumes.

    Project mention: I need resume advice for a second job since neetdom. My first was a random call after I posted a craigslist add 3 years ago. | | 2021-12-06

    There's a neat website called that's a really slick automatic-resume-generator, you just have to type in the information. It's basically the only completely-free one I've found online, all the rest shill their monthly payplans. And don't forget that there are a ton of free certificates online you can use to pad your resume, one of the most popular is FEMA Emergency Management Insitute here.

  • GitHub repo koodo-reader

    A modern ebook manager and reader with sync and backup capacities for Windows, macOS, Linux and Web

    Project mention: Does anybody heard about the Koodo ebook viewer? | | 2021-11-21
  • GitHub repo Buka

    Buka is a modern software that helps you manage your ebook at ease.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo md2pdf

    Offline markdown to pdf, choose -> edit -> transform 🥂 (by realdennis)

    Project mention: Book/documentation software that's good for html and pdf? | | 2021-11-21

    I love Bookstack but the PDF dowloads are ugly to the point where I had to make to make a script to generate PDFs using the Bookstack API -> pandoc ->

  • GitHub repo starter-book

    A book starter to kickstart your writing journey 🎉

    Project mention: Ask HN: How did you author and typeset your technical book? | | 2021-08-07
  • GitHub repo asciidoctor-web-pdf

    Convert AsciiDoc documents to PDF using web technologies

    Project mention: Beautiful PDFs from HTML | | 2021-04-04

    Asciidoctor has a web PDF tool that just went alpha a little bit ago, uses the same stack as the OP's thingie.

    The content handoff goes like this: Asciidoc (using defined roles) generates HTML5 (Pagedjs polyfills page areas / pagination stuff), CSS styles stuff, and Puppeteer runs a headless Chromium for the pdf render. It's straight from CSS GCPM W3C spec, a flavor of CSS Paged Media, drafts that have been percolating since frickin' 2006 but have never seen browser implementation.

  • GitHub repo documentspark

    💖 DocumentSpark - Simple secure document viewing server. Converts a document to a picture of its pages. Content disarm and reconstruction. CDR. Formerly p2.

    Project mention: Show HN: DocumentSpark – simple project to view docs securely without download | | 2021-09-30
  • GitHub repo cordova-plugin-document-viewer

    A Document Viewer cordova/phonegap plugin for iOS, Android and Windows

    Project mention: Implementando descargas de archivos con Capacitor/Cordova | | 2021-06-02
  • GitHub repo tresor-import

    Extract transactions from PDF statements of brokers/banks or "Portfolio Performance" CSV exports. Compatible with Tresor One activities

    Project mention: Is there an app that tracks many types of investments, including custom ones? | | 2021-05-20

    There is Tresor One, but afaik it's only available in German, currently.

  • GitHub repo twindle

    Twindle - an open source project for beginners. Converting twitter threads to pdf, epub, and mobi format to be read by Kindle.

    Project mention: Using TypeScript without TypeScript 😎 | | 2021-02-11

    These types I actually wrote, from scratch, for an open source project I work on, Twindle. It's an awesome project, do check it out sometime.

  • GitHub repo atom-pdf-view

    Support for viewing PDF files in Atom.

    Project mention: Atom PDFs won't show up! | | 2021-04-22
  • GitHub repo files_pdfviewer

    :book: A PDF viewer for Nextcloud

    Project mention: Issue with PDF Viewer | | 2021-10-22

    I had an issue with the pdf viewer one time after an upgrade. Not sure if it’s exactly what you’re facing, but it sounds like it might be. I think I used these instructions to replace apps/files_pdfviewer/js/files_pdfviewer-main.jsAnd it worked perfectly.

  • GitHub repo muil

    Muil is a framework to build, maintain and manage dynamic templates using React and tools you know and love

    Project mention: Show HN: Muil – Build PDF and Email Templates Using React | | 2021-04-11

    thanks @conradludgate

    License is MIT, there was a mistake in the package.json file and we have fixed it - sorry for that. You can also see the license in

    Templates are not public and you must provide API key generate template either you are using the on prem or cloud solution - both require API key to generate the templates

  • GitHub repo pdfdraw

    Nextcloud app to annotate PDF documents

    Project mention: #2 Risin' Newsletter | | 2021-11-28
  • GitHub repo pv

    Electron app for viewing PDF with simple vim binding

    Project mention: Pv – An Electron app for viewing PDF with Vim keybindings | | 2021-09-06
  • GitHub repo docusaurus-prince-pdf

    Docusaurus Prince PDF Generator

    Project mention: Generate PDF handbook with Docusaurus using GitHub Actions | | 2021-12-07

    One of the community plugins we found during that process was signcl/docusaurus-prince-pdf, an npm package leveraging sindresorhus/got to crawl all the documentation and generate a PDF version.

  • GitHub repo jquery-file-viewer

    An extensive jQuery Plugin for rendering files. e.g.: audio, video, html, etc

    Project mention: jquery-file-viewer: An extensive jQuery Plugin for rendering files | | 2021-09-27

    MIT License © Rafael Cachoeira

  • GitHub repo orbit-pdf

    CLI tool for converting Orbit HTML resume to pdf

    Project mention: Publishing npm packages to multiple registries with Github actions | | 2021-03-14

    A working example is available at

  • GitHub repo AbsolutReader

    Project mention: AbsolutReader First Version (Beta 0.1.3) is available! It features the Chaimager project directly on Android together with a Ebook reader. | | 2021-10-17

    Here I am. Today, I came here to show you guys the definitive project of mine: AbsolutReader. The 1st version (still in Beta) was launched today at our Website / GitHub pages. It is still being heavily developed, but it already works with some basic features. Perhaps the most important one being the Chaimager to help you out recalling the characters´ names and information, from the now dead project with the same name. Now, everything in the same place.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-12-07.

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What are some of the best open-source PDF projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 react-pdf 10,115
2 react-pdf 5,272
3 percollate 3,532
4 Parsr 2,731
5 2,262
6 koodo-reader 1,764
7 Buka 944
8 md2pdf 769
9 starter-book 309
10 asciidoctor-web-pdf 293
11 documentspark 198
12 cordova-plugin-document-viewer 172
13 tresor-import 161
14 twindle 112
15 atom-pdf-view 106
16 files_pdfviewer 50
17 muil 23
18 pdfdraw 20
19 pv 17
20 docusaurus-prince-pdf 6
21 jquery-file-viewer 4
22 orbit-pdf 3
23 AbsolutReader 1
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