In this article, I will show you how to change PDF form to normal PDF file which can not be filled any more. The software I use here is different with the software before, it is named as VeryPDF PDF Form Filler Cloud API, which is cloud based application. The most benefit of this software is that you do not need to pay high price to buy one software, you can spend a little money to use this software a month, a year or just a little while. And the operation of this cloud API is quite simply, easily copy URL in browser then you can flatten PDF form easily. Please check more information of this software on homepage, in the following part, let us check how to use this software.
Step 1. Register an account.
- VeryPDF Cloud API is licensed by per account, once you purchase a plan, you can use your APIKEY to access all of VeryPDF Cloud APIs. So you need to get an API code to use this cloud based application.
- When register an account, it needs one email address and an user name. Later the API code will be sent to your email box you input here.
Step 2. Flatten PDF form to normal PDF file by could API
- When you use this software, please refer to the following URL:
- Another example for your reference:
Please note cloud API application is used URL to process PDF file. So this application can not be used under the environment where is no network connection. When you use this software, please copy the URL to any browser then press enter on the keyword then you can flatten PDF form.
When input the URL, please note, you need to change the API code to the real API code in your email box or else there will eb watermark on output. Then change the PDF form URL to the real PDF form you need to flatten and then specify parameter “action_flatten” at the end of the URL.
When you connect each part of URL, please use symbol &.
By this URL, we can fill the PDF forms with a FDF file and flatten PDF forms to a static PDF file at one time, just run following URL.