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Security features



We currently have a Flash solution to display sensitive content to subscribers.

Our idea is to migrate from Flash to GroupDocs Viewer, but we need to keep the security implementations, like print limitation, prevent user to download or save the whole document, or extract it to a html or PDF.

How safe is the content from being extracted natively?

The original PDF generates text, SVG and images, now how secure the text, SVG and images are, in order to prevent them from being copied, allowing the customer to generate a full document from those items? For instance a 30 page document, copied at once.



Hi there,

Thanks for taking interest in GroupDocs.Viewer API.

First of all, please note that next generation GroupDocs.Viewer API starting version 3.0.0 is a back-end document processing API which renders the supported formats into HTML pages or images. In contrast with the legacy GroupDocs.Viewer, the front end UI has been disintegrated from the API and is provided as open source document viewer applications.

Therefore, the API does not provide any security features as it is directly related to the front end application that is responsible to load/display the contents of the document. Hence, it is up to the developers how they implement the security measures in their document viewer applications as per their requirements. To read more about supported features, please visit Features Overview.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.

Warm Regards