EmbedPDF is a Java applet, which can display a PDF document inside of a HTML page.
The applet is based either on the Sun pdf-renderer library or on the fork by Katja Sondermann.


  • Hyperlinks
  • Page rotation
  • Printing
  • CMYK images
  • JavaScript API


  • No clipboard functionality
  • No search functionality
  • Documents must fit into applet memory


  • Free for non-commercial and commercial use
  • GNU LGPL license

If you have a feature request, or if you want to honour my work, send me an Amazon gift card or a donation.


A demo of the applet with the Sun-pdf renderer is shown below.
A demo with Katja's pdf-renderer is available here.

Select a PDF document: example1.pdf, example2.pdf.

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