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Apache FOP
Original author(s) James Tauber
Developer(s) Apache Software Foundation
Stable release 0.95 / 2008-08-05; 17 months ago
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Type XSL-FO
License Apache License 2.0
Website http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop

Formatting Objects Processor (FOP) is a Java application that converts XSL Formatting Objects (XSL-FO) files to PDF or other printable formats. FOP was originally developed by James Tauber who donated it to the Apache Software Foundation in 1999. It is part of the Apache XML Graphics project.

FOP is open source software, and is distributed under the Apache License 2.0.

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Current Status

The latest version of Apache FOP is 0.95. The code has undergone a substantial rewrite compared to the original 0.20.5 version that was the old stable version. As of release 0.91alpha, FOP is much more compliant to the XSL-FO Recommendation.

Input Support

Apache FOP supports embedding a number of image formats in the XSL-FO (through the <fo:external-graphic> element). These include:

Apache FOP does not implement the <fo:float> element. External graphics objects are thus limited to being drawn inline or in a block with no wrapped text.

Output Formats

Apache FOP supports the following output formats:

In progress:

See also

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