The Toolkit 11.3.0 release (Build continues the move to PDFTron technology and contains new features.

Software Requirements

The following software is required to successfully use Toolkit.

Operating Systems Supported

  • Windows Server® 2012 R2, 2016, or 2019
  • Microsoft Windows® 10

Additional Software

  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.5 or higher is required to use Toolkit's .NET component
  • Visual Studio C++ 2015 Redistributable

Note: If you are installing an ActivePDF product on a Windows 2012 R2 server, you need to download and install two Microsoft updates for Windows 2012 R2 servers. These updates resolve issues with the Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ Redistributable Runtime Components. For links and step-by-step instructions, see this ActivePDF Knowledge Base article: Installing Toolkit on Windows 2012 Servers.

Hardware Requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for Toolkit are:

Server and desktop

  • 125 MB of RAM
  • 100 MB of hard disk space (for application)

New Features and Enhancements

New features and enhancements to this release include:

  • Annotations and Compression: TheAnnotations and Compressor Objects are now included in Toolkit 11.3.0.
  • New Annotation calls:The Annotation Manager includes the following new calls, which were moved from the Toolkit Object:
    • AddInternalLink
    • AddExternalLink
    • AddHyperlink
    • AddLaunch
    • AddEmbeddedFile
    • RemoveHyperLinks

Features not in Toolkit 11.3.0, but may be considered in future releases:

  • Flash
  • Metadata Management
  • Text Extraction
  • Redaction
  • Text To PDF Conversion

Although the documentation is available for these objects, the objects themselves are not connected, and will not work. For more information, contact the ActivePDF Support team.

Important Note: If you have an existing Toolkit installation and are using the objects listed above, do not upgrade to Toolkit 11.1.0 or later. You will lose access to these objects.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were resolved since the last release.

ID #Description
22204COM: PrintMultilineText location and color wrong (32 bit).
22210ASP classic stops processing.
22213CloseOutputFile fails.



Installation and API information is available in the Toolkit API Reference Guide.

Legacy Documentation

Documentation for all prior releases is available on the Toolkit Legacy Documentation page.


To download the Toolkit and Toolkit Ultimate examples, visit the GitHub ActivePDF page.

Toolkit Installer

Use the following links to download the ActivePDF Toolkit or Toolkit Ultimate installers.