Much improved metadata API in Docotic.Pdf 8.4

We released Docotic.Pdf 8.4 and its add-ons on our site and NuGet.

Most of the changes in this version are related to XMP Metadata and Document Info. We significantly changed the API in response to our customers’ requests. Please find references to all the new methods and properties in the Version History document.

In version 8.4 we added the ability to compare XMP metadata in different documents. And now it is possible to synchronize XMP Metadata and Document Info explicitly. The implicit synchronization at the saving time is still possible, but it is now an obsolete feature, and we’ll remove it in the next version.

Using the latest version, you can change the creation and modified dates of PDF documents. And there is a new method for unembedding XMP metadata.

The new version brings a very important change to the save options. The PdfDocument.SaveOptions property is marked obsolete, and we no longer recommend using it. Instead, please create an instance of PdfSaveOptions, set the object up as needed, and use it with one of the new PdfDocument.Save and PdfDocument.SignAndSave overloads.

The new version also fixes some bugs reported by our customers and prospects. For example, there are fixes for document encryption, images processing, and text extraction.

Read about all new features and improvements in Docotic.Pdf 8.4 in the Version History document.

We encourage you to download and try the new version. This version is also available on NuGet.

Please tell us your thoughts about the new version using e-mail or via the support form. Don’t hesitate to write us your questions, suggest features, or ask for help.

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