Save Word Document to PCL (Printer Control Language) Format and Significant Memory Performance Optimization included in Aspose.Words for Android via Java 17.8

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We are pleased to announce the new monthly release of Aspose.Words for Android via Java 17.8. Aspose.Words for Android via Java has full functionality of Aspose.Words for Java with few limitations, minor API changes and additional requirements. This version also includes all bug fixes and public API changes made in Aspose.Words for Java 17.8, see following release notes for more information.

Aspose.Words for Java 17.8 release notes
Aspose.Words for Android via Java 17.8 release notes

Convert Word Document to PCL Format

We have introduced new saving format – PCL (Printer Command Language) in this version of Aspose.Words for Java. Aspose.Words can save documents to PCL 6 (PCL 6 Enhanced or PCL XL) format. There is one major feature of PCL that is unsupported in current version of Aspose.Words i.e. custom fonts. It is rather big and complex problem, but we will implement this feature in future.
Convert Word Document to PCL (Printer Command Language)

Here is a look at just a few of the biggest features and API changes in this month’s release.

  • Rendering into PCL format (Printer Command Language) was implemented.
  • A significant optimization of PDF rendering engine has been carried out.
  • Performance and heap space optimizations.
  • Compression of document structure data and cross-reference table in PDF 1.5 output. Now the output PDF documents with the logical structure are much smaller.
  • Image tag in Fixed HTML documents can now contain an alternative text string.
  • API for ‘Mark Comment Done’ option.
  • Sign the signature line in Word document.
  • Add feature to set/get “Specify line and character grid”.
  • Detect comment resolved and comment replies and reply to which comment.
  • Added feature to format Data Labels of chart.

‘Aspose.Words for Android via Java’ is an advanced Word document processing API to perform a wide range of document processing tasks directly within your native Android applications. Aspose.Words for Android via Java API supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF, XPS, EPUB and other formats. You can generate, modify, convert and render documents.
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You can easily download ‘Aspose.Words for Android via Java’ API for evaluation. The evaluation download is the same as the purchased download. The evaluation version simply becomes licensed when you add a few lines of code to apply the license.

The evaluation version of Aspose.Words for Android via Java (without a license specified) provides full product functionality, but it inserts an evaluation watermark at the top of the document on open and save, and limits the maximum document size to several hundred paragraphs.

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