Virtual Print Engine is a Development::Components & Libraries software developed by IDEAL Software GmbH. After our trial and test, the software was found to be official, secure and free. Here is the official description for Virtual Print Engine: PDF Library / Report Generator / Print Engine. Free Community Edition. (!)
The Community Edition is freeware, i.e. it is free of charge and - also for commercial applications - royalty-free.
Available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris.
Easy to use, super-fast vector-graphics, very stable: since more then 10 years on the market.
Create documents like reports, forms, drawings and diagrams on-the-fly by placing objects like text, lines, bitmaps (BMP), etc. through function calls in any position. Can render the dimensions of text- and bitmap objects in advance, and allows to position other objects accordingly. Therefore allows absolute flexible dynamic layouts. You can add objects to any page at any time. Computes word- and page breaks.
High-Performance printing: through internal Swap-File Technology you can create documents with tens of thousands of pages with very small memory footprint.
Allows to assemble new documents from several single documents.
Windows Version: Built-In preview, e-mail functions and printing (printer independent exact positioning, which is ideal for forms).
Included: .NET and ASP.NET components, ActiveX, Delphi VCL, DLL (shared object / dylib), extensive manuals and help files, demo source codes.
Higher editions offer RTF rendering, Charts, 1D + 2D Barcodes, HTML export, import and export of TIF, GIF, JPG, PNG and many other image formats, insertion and removal of pages on-the-fly, as well as for PDF export: compression, True-Type font embedding and subsetting, linearization (fast web-view), selective protection, encryption and bookmarks. you can download Virtual Print Engine v7.10 free now.