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Add RichMediaAnnotation inside PDF Document & Enhanced PDF to HTML Conversion using Java

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What’s new in this release?

Aspose team is pleased to announce the release of Aspose.Pdf for Java 17.5.0 . It has introduced adding RichMediaAnnotation inside PDF document. The RichMediaAnnotation allows the feature to embed media files within the PDF document and sets video/audio player, implemented as flash application. Furthermore, It also have tested the compatibility of API with Grails, Dockers platform and Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management applications and it have proved to work without any issues. It also includes fixes related to previously reported issues, which make this release version stable and robust enough for PDF files creation, manipulation and transformation to other support formats. If users required to add an external video link in PDF document, now can use MovieAnnotaiton object. However when there is a requirement to embed media inside the PDF document, Aspose team need to use RichMediaAnnotation. This annotation allows to embed media file within the PDF document and sets video/audio player, implemented as flash application. Due to license restrictions, Aspose team can not include third-party flash scripts in a product, so users need to provide their script for playing videos or audios. Users should provide flash application code. For example, users can use videoplayer.swf and audioplayer.swf which are distributed with Adobe Acrobat and may be found in Multimedia Skins/Players sub-folder in Acrobat folder. Another option is using StrobeMediaPLayback.swf player or any other videoplayer implemented in flash. Apart from above mentioned improvements, the PDF to HTML conversion is one of the significant improvement feature which helps to create output files with great fidelity. It has also made improvements in PDF to PDF/A conversion feature, Image to PDF conversion, Annotation creation and manipulation, Text extraction, Text replacement. Some important improved features included in this release are given below

- Support RichMediaAnnotation
- Check compatibility of Aspose.Pdf for Java with Grails
- Multi-page tiff to PDF with portrait orientation loses fidelity
- PDF to HTML - Space and positioning issues
- PDF to HTML conversion loses the text
- PDF to HTML: TOC links are lost in output HTML
- Support of Docker platform
- Support of Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management application
- License not working with Apache server
- Image to PDF - Image output is not correct in PDF
- PDF to HTML results into incorrect text
- PDF creation process keeps running and never stops
- PDF to PDFA1B: compliance failure due to transparency in the document
- PDF to PDF/A - Resultant file is not compliant
- PDF to Image conversion loses the text
- HighlightAnnotation background color issue with QuadPoint array
- PDF to Image hangs for ever
- Text appearing on wrong location after placing inside PDF
- Highlight Annotation background color Problem
- PDFA gets corrupted when setOptimizeFileSize is used
- Aspose.Pdf 17.4 exception throws when getting character by index
- HTML to PDF - Ambiguous mismatch exception
- getMeasure() method is missing in PolyAnnotation class
- When PDF is converted to PDFA, the word in text is messed up.
- PDF to PDFA: decrease in quality of transparent images
Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.Pdf for Java documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Pdf for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Adding RichMediaAnnotation
- Add Annotation to PDF

Overview: Aspose.Pdf for Java

Aspose.Pdf is a Java PDF component to create PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat. It supports Floating box, PDF form field, PDF attachments, security, Foot note & end note, Multiple columns document, Table of Contents, List of Tables, Nested tables, Rich text format, images, hyperlinks, JavaScript, annotation, bookmarks, headers, footers and many more. Now you can create PDF by API, XML and XSL-FO files. It also enables you to converting HTML, XSL-FO and Excel files into PDF.

More about Aspose.Pdf for Java

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- Download Aspose.Pdf for Java
- Read online documentation of Aspose.Pdf for Java

Contact Information
Aspose Pty Ltd
Suite 163, 79 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW, 2066
Aspose – Your File Format APIs
Phone: 888.277.6734
Fax: 866.810.9465
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