AFP2PDF Transform Server

Transform AFP documents to PDF files with enterprise class software in high volume environment. The software enables PC users to convert AFP to PDF files by dropping AFP files into a hot folder and obtaining the conversion result in Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) in an output folder. It's a server based product, and you can share the input hot folder and the output folder as a network shared folder for your client users.

Version 1.22 is now available!

AFP2PDF Transform Server 1.22 adds support for Windows Server 2016 64-bit operating systems, enhanced PDF document resolution up to 2540 dpi, and the process of AFP to PDF conversion is incredibly fast. The upgrade is free to all registered users. Visit the download section to install the new version.


AFP2PDF Transform Server Features:

Convert AFP to PDF in batch
Create PDF with searchable text
Monitor hot folder for incoming AFP file and output PDF to a specified folder
Automatically load on system startup
Event logging
Transform AFP to PDF document directly without conversion to IPDS by the PSF (Print Services Facility)
Optimize conversion from AFP to PDF either by speed or by quality
Translate inline form in AFP document to fill-able form in PDF file
Support 32bit full color conversion of AFP pages to PDF pages
Support RGB, CMYK, Device Gray color model
Import AFP files from Windows local or network shared folders
Speedy conversion to efficiently handle production sized jobs
Sharpen image and graphics in PDF output
Produce high fidelity PDF to the original print in AFP format
Generate live hyperlink, vector-based graphics, and searchable text in PDF file
Embed host fonts from IPDS/AFP document into PDF file
Support font mapping and AFM and PFB fonts
Process page segments, medium overlays, graphical overlays and inline forms
Provide PDF creation intents such as print, screen, and prepress optimization
Support PDF resolution from 72 dpi to 4800 dpi
Encrypt PDF output for security and limited access
Password protection with RC4 128-bit
Redefine paper sheet size and page orientation in PDF file
Support custom paper size definition
Support PDF meta data such as title, subject, author, keywords
Support PDF compatibility options from PDF version 1.1 to 1.7
Support ICM intent and method
Support text and graphics scaling and page stretching
Maintain directory tree structure for AFP to PDF conversion
Generate PostScript files as intermediate of the AFP to PDF conversion
Compact PDF files as smaller as possible
Output PDF file can be emailed, saved to a folder on your computer, copied to a network location, uploaded to a FTP Server, or sent to a PDF capable printer.
Multi-user server environment support for Microsoft Windows Server, Citrix Server, Web Server etc.
Automatic installation and configuration on Windows x86 and Windows x64
Live update for newer versions on Windows 32bit and Windows 64bit
Free upgrades for registered users

System Requirements:

Intel or AMD processor 1.7GHZ or better
200MB free disk space
1024x768 or higher resolution for Display Monitor
Microsoft Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012/2008/2003/2000 Server [32bit/64bit], Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 [x86/x64]
Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat installed to view generated PDF files

Installation and Using AFP2PDF Transform Server? - Only 4 Steps

1. Download, install, and launch AFP2PDF Transform Server
2. Specify the Input Folder C:\AFPInput, and specify the Output Folder C:\PDFOutput
3. Click 'Start' button to start the AFP to PDF Transform Server
4. Drop some AFP files into C:\AFPInput folder, and these AFP files would be processed, and transformed into Adobe PDF, and immediately output to the C:\PDFOutput folder after the AFP to PDF conversion.

Screenshots for AFP2PDF Transform Server:

AFP2PDF Transform Server


Screenshots for PDF creation options (after clicking the Advanced Options button) :

AFP to PDF conversion options

NOTE: Launch on system startup feature requires elevated privilege (Run As Administrator).

User Manual:

You can download the user manual in PDF format or read online the web version.

User Testimonial:

It works! I downloaded some AFP files from as iSeries (using CRTAFPDTA) with and without merged resources (overlays in this case) and AFP2PDF Converter converted them to PDFs quite well.
-- John Bagley, GE Finance.


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