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OpenPDF vs ReLaXed: What are the differences?

What is OpenPDF? A free Java library for creating and editing PDF files. OpenPDF is a free Java library for creating and editing PDF files with a LGPL and MPL open source license. OpenPDF is based on a fork of iText.

What is ReLaXed? Create PDF documents using web technologies. A tool which creates PDF documents interactively using HTML or Pug (a shorthand for HTML). It allows complex layouts to be defined with CSS and JavaScript while writing the content in a friendly, minimal syntax close to Markdown or LaTeX.

OpenPDF and ReLaXed can be primarily classified as "File Conversion" tools.

OpenPDF and ReLaXed are both open source tools. It seems that ReLaXed with 11K GitHub stars and 393 forks on GitHub has more adoption than OpenPDF with 1.12K GitHub stars and 156 GitHub forks.

What is OpenPDF?

OpenPDF is a free Java library for creating and editing PDF files with a LGPL and MPL open source license. OpenPDF is based on a fork of iText.

What is ReLaXed?

A tool which creates PDF documents interactively using HTML or Pug (a shorthand for HTML). It allows complex layouts to be defined with CSS and JavaScript while writing the content in a friendly, minimal syntax close to Markdown or LaTeX.
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              It is a free and open-source document converter, widely used as a writing tool and as a basis for publishing workflows. It converts files from one markup format into another. It can convert documents in (several dialects of) Markdown, reStructuredText, textile, HTML, DocBook, LaTeX, MediaWiki markup, TWiki and many more.
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