Document Annotation via Java API

‎Build Java Applications with capabilities to View & Annotate PDF, HTML, MS Office and other document formats without installing any external software.‎

Download Free Trial

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java API provides easy to use document, annotation management, and manipulation functionality to be used in your Java-based business applications. Our Java annotator library allows you to work with many types of annotations, which include text, polyline, area, underline, point, watermark, arrow, ellipse, text replacement, distance, text field, resource redaction etc. It also offers a comprehensive set of data objects to customize annotation properties as per your requirements within all supported document formats including: PDF, HTML, Microsoft Office Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Visio, Outlook emails, images, metafiles, CAD drawing and various other formats.

The API provides the ability to get thumbnails of document pages and supports importing and exporting annotation to and from PDF files.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Features

Add Area Annotation in Document and Link Simple & Nested Comments

Point to a Particular Content using Arrow Annotation

Set Text Watermarks to PDF, Slides, Excel Worksheets, Images & Diagrams at Angled Position

Add Popup Comments to any Place in the Document using Point Annotation

Use Polyline Annotation to Connect Sequence of Line Segments, Arc Segments or both

Add Ellipse Annotation to PDF, Word Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Diagrams & Images

Add Angled Watermarks for PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, Images & Diagrams

Fetch Coordinates of Text Annotation in Image Representation of a Document‎

Underline, Strikethrough or Modify Specific Text in a Document

Add Text Stamp or Watermark & Text Field in a Document

Import & Export Annotations among Word Documents & PowerPoint Presentations

Annotate Excel Spreadsheets with Text, TextReplacement, Watermark & Resource Redaction Annotation types

Add Polyline, Strikethrough, Underline or Text Annotations to PowerPoint Presentations and Slides

Mark Point Annotation in Presentations using X, Y Coordinates

Add Strikethrough, Text, Underline or Polyline Annotations to Images

Fetch Document Information & Images for Visio Diagrams, such as VSS & VSD

Get Thumbnails of the Document Pages & Work with Multi-page TIFF files

Fetch all Annotation of a Document with a Single Function Call

Add Link Annotations to PDF, Word & PowerPoint Presentations

SVG Path Parsing support for PDF, Word, Diagrams, Slides and other major document formats

Support for adding Watermark Annotation to Word documents and cleanup for Text Replacement

Shape Processing support in Diagrams for Text Annotations

Save Time by Caching Page Previews of Documents for Faster Processing

Easily Annotate Word, Excel and PowerPoint Documents even with Older Formats

Display Distance Annotation Captions for Excel, PowerPoint and Diagrams

Support and Learning Resources

GroupDocs.Annotation offers document viewing APIs for other popular development environments