PDF to AFP Converter

Convert PDF to AFP (IBM MO:DCA, IOCA and PTOCA) documents in batch on Microsoft Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003. Unlike other software solutions that simply rasterize the PDF document to full-page TIFF images, PDF to AFP Converter maintains all document objects such as vector graphics, searchable text, tables and live forms, uniquely within the generated AFP document for easy access by AFP Workbench Viewer or any other AFP viewers.

PDF2AFP Converter version 3.12 is now available!

This new release of the PDF to AFP Converter software adds support for PDF 1.7 specification, and works with Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 64-bit. The upgrade is free to all registered users. Visit the download section to install the new version.


PDF to AFP Converter Features:

Convert PDF to AFP streams in batch at unlimited speed
Perform object-to-object conversion from PDF to AFP
Transform PDF into live AFP that contains text as searchable text and graphics as vector graphics, not just rasterize
Support monochrome, color-white, 16-color, and full color graphics
Automate conversion from PDF form template to AFP and load it to AS400, iSeries, or zSeries mainframe
Adaptive PDF to AFP transform such as to handle many smaller PDFs or a few much larger PDFs
Optimize conversion from PDF to AFP either by speed or by quality
Translate fill-able form in PDF files to inline form in AFP documents
Support full color conversion of PDF pages to AFP pages
Import PDF files from Windows local or network shared folders
Speedy conversion to efficiently handle production sized jobs
Sharpen image and graphics in AFP output
Produce high fidelity AFP to the original print in PDF format
Support a complete set of paper sizes
Define custom paper size
Flexible page orientation such as Portrait, Landscape, Portrait 180, Landscape 270
Clip unprintable area or offset plus size
Grayscale methods including photographic dither, compressed dither, diagonal dither, line art halftone
Color options for mono, color/white, 16 colors (4bit CMYK from 4bit RGB or 24bit RGB), and Full Color 32bit CMYK
Color Management with ICC Profiles
Adjust image resolution between 300x300 and 600x600 dpi
JPEG and LZW compression algorithm for images
Easy Intensity and Contrast Controls
Best output fidelity for TrueType fonts as references, inline resources, or images
Optimize text in OpenType fonts, raster fonts, and outline fonts
Maintain Output Fidelity for placement in character, word, and line level
Font substitution of AFP character set with closely matched Windows font
Support Inline Form Definition
Produce AFP output files as smaller as possible
Flexible file extension for AFP documents, page segments, medium overlays, and overlays
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
Output AFP files can be emailed, saved to a folder on your computer, copied to a network location, uploaded to a host platform via FTP, or sent to an AFP/IPDS capable printer.

System Requirements:

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

PDF to AFP Conversion Advantages:

PDF file created in any application can be converted to an AFP file, and dynamically inserted into an AFP datastream on an IBM iSeries, zSeries, and AS/400
Archive Adobe Portable Document Format in IBM and Infoprint AFP/IPDS format
Avoid costly changes or replacement of your AFP based print applications
Easy integration with IBM iSeries, zSeries, AS/400 applications
Avoid new investment on PDF processing software
Eliminate the costly acquisition of Adobe Acrobat or Adobe LiveCycle products
Accelerate the delivery of reports generated on Windows platforms.
Lessen storage budget for hard copy reports
Easier reorganization of data in documents and reports by using AFP technologies
Increase efficiency of information combination and reuse
Reduce risk by geographically distributing data on IBM platforms
Distribute transformed AFP/IPDS documents across IBM and Infoprint printing systems


Screenshots for PDF to AFP Converter:

PDF to AFP Converter

NOTE: Encryption feature is only available when the High Speed conversion mode is selected.

User Manual:

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



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