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The Muhimbi PDF Converter Services is a server based SDK that allows software developers to convert, split, merge, watermark, OCR* and secure typical Office / AutoCAD / HTML / Image based documents using a robust, scalable but friendly Web Services interface from Java, .NET, Azure, PHP, Ruby & Rails, SAP, Documentum and other web services capable environments. In addition to converting to PDF the product also allows cross-conversion between file types including xls to xlsx, docx to doc, xls to doc and even InfoPath to MS-Word, Excel and HTML.

Please note that this product is not intended for use from SharePoint. The SharePoint version can be found here.

Web Services Interface


Key benefits:

  • Ability to convert, split, merge and secure MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InfoPath, MSG/EML (email), Publisher, Visio, HTML, AutoCAD, Images and many other formats as old as Office 95 and as new as Office 2019.
  • Cross-convert between files formats, including xlsx to xls, doc to docx, xls to doc and InfoPath to MS-Word, Excel, HTML and PDF. (See details)
  • Integrates with Java, .NET, Azure, PHP, Ruby and any other Web Services capable environment. (See details)
  • Extremely robust and highly scalable. Scales up by running multiple conversions in parallel. Scales out using HTTP load balancing.
  • Full support for Right-to-Left and other non-Latin languages such as Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese.
  • High quality conversion of source documents including new features such as Excel Spark Lines.
  • Supports PDF/A for long time archiving via add-on.
  • Supports OCR (Optical Character Recognition) via add-on.
  • Supports PDF Security such as locking down the ability to copy, print or edit a PDF file.
  • Add Watermarks as well as custom Headers & Footers including page numbering and other field codes.
  • Runs as a native .NET based Windows Service. No need for IIS or other Web Service hosting environments.
  • Runs on any modern Windows Server platform, 32 bit as well as 64 bit. Conversion can be invoked from any platform including OS X, Linux, Solaris, AIX and Windows.
  • Affordable price, flexible licensing, free upgrades, world class support and comprehensive documentation.


Muhimbi's PDF Converter Services is used by hundreds of the largest organisations in the world including Universities, Financial Institutions, Ministries of Defence, Local and National Government, Pharmaceutics, Schools, Manufacturing, Oil companies and Utility providers.

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* OCR and PDF/A require the 'Professional' add-on license.

Software Requirements

The Product is officially supported on the following platforms:

Server O.S. Windows Server 2008 32 / 64 bit inc R2 Versions
Windows Server 2012 inc R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
Client O.S. The product is OS agnostic.
Supported Languages
Any langauge that supports Web Services including .NET, PHP, Ruby and Java.
Office Version Office 2007 SP2 - 2019 applications for the relevant converters.


Hardware Requirements

The following hardware is recommended as a minimum for each Web Front End Server that runs the PDF Converter:

Memory This depends on the size and complexity of the documents that are converted and the number of concurrent conversions taking place. We recommend a minimum of 1GB of total memory.
CPU Any CPU that comfortably runs any of the supported server operating systems. We recommend one or more multi-core CPUs.
Disk Space This product requires 100MB of disk space.


Supported file formats

The following file formats can be converted to PDF.

MS-Word doc, docx, docm, rtf, txt, xml, odt, wps, wpd.
Excel xls, xlsx, xlsm, xlsb, xml, csv, dif, ods.
PowerPoint ppt, pptx, pptm, xml, odp, pps, ppsx, ppsm.
InfoPath xml, infopathxml.
Publisher pub (2000-2010).
Email msg, eml.
Visio &
Vector formats
HTML & Images html, mht, aspx, jsp, gif, jpg, bmp, png, tiff.
AutoCAD (2D & 3D) dwg, dxf.


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