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What is wkhtmltopdf?

wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the QT Webkit rendering engine. These run entirely "headless" and do not require a display or display service.
wkhtmltopdf is a tool in the File Conversion category of a tech stack.
wkhtmltopdf is an open source tool with 10.7K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to wkhtmltopdf's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses wkhtmltopdf?

Companies
12 companies reportedly use wkhtmltopdf in their tech stacks, including Witei, LendingHome, and DocTub.

Developers
33 developers on StackShare have stated that they use wkhtmltopdf.

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wkhtmltopdf Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to wkhtmltopdf?
PhantomJS
PhantomJS (www.phantomjs.org) is a headless WebKit scriptable with JavaScript. It is used by hundreds of developers and dozens of organizations for web-related development workflow.
Puppeteer
Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome.
WeasyPrint
It is a visual rendering engine for HTML and CSS that can export to PDF. It aims to support web standards for printing. It is free software made available under a BSD license.
Pandoc
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.
DocRaptor
DocRaptor makes it easy to convert HTML to PDF and XLS format. Choose your document format, select configuration options and make an HTTP POST request to our server. DocRaptor returns your file in a matter of seconds. We provide extensive documentation and examples to get you started, and our API makes it easy to use DocRaptor to generate PDF and Excel files in your own web applications.
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wkhtmltopdf's Followers
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