TCPDF - PHP class for generating PDF

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TCPDF is a PHP class for generating PDF documents without requiring external extensions. TCPDF Supports UTF-8, Unicode, RTL languages, XHTML, Javascript, digital signatures, barcodes and much more. Sourceforge location:

  • no external libraries are required for the basic functions
  • all standard page formats, custom page formats, custom margins and units of measure
  • UTF-8 Unicode and Right-To-Left languages
  • TrueTypeUnicode, OpenTypeUnicode, TrueType, OpenType, Type1 and CID-0 fonts
  • methods to publish some XHTML code, Javascript and Forms
  • images, graphic (geometric figures) and transformation methods
  • 1D and 2D barcodes including QR-Code ad PDF417
  • Grayscale, RGB, CMYK, Spot Colors and Transparencies
  • automatic page header and footer management
  • document encryption and digital signature certifications
  • transactions to UNDO commands
  • PDF annotations, including links, text and file attachments
  • text rendering modes (fill, stroke and clipping)
  • multiple columns mode
  • bookmarks and table of content
  • text hyphenation
  • automatic page break, line break and text alignments including justification
  • automatic page numbering and page groups
  • move and delete pages
  • page compression
  • font subsetting



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