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Antenna House Formatter 6.6

  • Format HTML and XML for print and PDF using the power of Antenna House Formatter
  • Style your content with XSL-FO or CSS
  • Language Support for over 70 languages & hyphenation support for more than 40 languages
  • Formatter includes standards compliant MathML 3.0 and SVG rendering

​​The Linotype and similar machines revolutionized typesetting. Afterwards, computer software like Formatter revolutionized typesetting again.

​Whats New In Formatter V6.6?

+ 27 New Features, Support for Ethiopic & Syriac Script & More CSS Support

Key Features


  • PDF 1.3- 1.7, PDF, PDF/X, PDF/A, PDF/UA
  • Postscript*
  • INX*
  • SVG*
  • XPS*
  • ​Direct to Print

Supported ​Features

  • 70+ Languages
  • Multilingual Hyphenation
  • CGM
  • Barcode*
  • PANTONE Colors*
  • Tagged PDF
  • Graphics & Multimedia
  • Layered PDF
  • Embedded PDF


  • XSL-FO 1.1
  • CSS 2
  • Unicode
  • Acid2
  • SVG
  • MathML 3.0
  • EMF
  • WMF


  • ​Command​​​-line
  • .NET
  • JAVA
  • ​C/C++
  • COM

​* Options sold separately

​Other Features

  • Compliant w​ith XSL 1.1

​Antenna House Formatter has the highest conformance to the XSL-FO specification of any formatting engine. 

  • ​High Speed

​Formatter is the fastest formatting software available. In batch mode Formatter can start to produce PDF output immediately from the input​ file.

  • ​Format Any Size Document

​Antenna House Formatter can format​ documents of virtually any size whether it is a publication, tens of thousands of invoices, reports or personalized one to one documents.

  • ​Supports PDF/X, PDF/A & PDF/UA

​Antenna House Formatter supports PDF/X. PDF/X is a specification that places ​high value on exchanging data and is defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). PDF/A is a format for long-term preservation of an electronic document and it is also defined by ISO. PDF/UA is a specification that improves the accessibility of PDF.

  • ​Accessible PDF

​Antenna House Formatter can generate the Tagged PDF, which enhances document accessibility. ​Formatter Tagged PDF output complies with major government accessibility standards.

  • ​Integration Interface

Antenna House provides Command line interface, .NET interface, COM interface, Java interface and C++/C interface. The various interfaces make for easy system integration of Formatter with web applications, content management systems, and other software products.

The .NET interface and the COM interface are available for Windows only.

  • ​PostScript® output and SVG output

​Antenna House Formatter is able to generate postscript and SVG output. ​​

  • ​Direct Printer output

​In Windows version, it's possible to output the formatted result directly to the printer without passing through PDF. It's also possible to get the formatted result and print it immediately by using GUI.

  • ​Supports the embedding of PDF into PDF

​Any PDF page can be embedded into another PDF page. ​Using third party software it is possible to include EPS images as vectors. 

  • ​Compliant with CSS

​​The ​same high quality output is generated with CSS as is possible with XSL-FO.

  • ​Passes Acid2

​Antenna House Formatter has passed the Acid2 test published by “The Web Standards Project (WaSP)” ​which measures the con​formance level to CSS.

  • ​PANTONE® Color Support

​​​S​elect the PANTONE® colors for separation color (spot color) by ​simply ​inputting the name of the PANTONE® colors.

  • ​Outputs to the various file format

​PDF output can be done for an unlimited number of users on a server by utilizing the Antenna House developed PDF direct creation engine.​ Output to postscript, INX, XPS and SVG available.

  • ​Table Auto Layout

​Antenna House Formatter supports table-layout=”auto”, in the XSL-FO specification. This function arranges the table layout ​automatically without ​needing to specifiy the width of a cell.​ ​For optimal formatting speed set table-layout=”fixed” instead and specify fixed width in all cells.

  • ​Native rendering of vector Graphics

​With Antenna Hoouse Formatter V6.6 SVG, MathML, EMF, WMF and CGM image is rendered into PDF as vector thus ​perserving image quality. ​

  • ​Flexible float features

​By implementing the advanced float feature, it's now ​possible to arrange float content anywhere on the page. ​​

  • ​Multilingual Language

​Antenna House Formatter supports over 70 different languages; any unicode language including those with complex ligatures. Also, there is hyphenation support for over 40 languages.

​We've got you covered.

New purchases of our software include 90-day warranty, which includes technical support, maintenance releases and version upgrades. Check our free resources.

​Small Project? Go Lite!

​​Antenna House Formatter Lite is a lower priced version for those customers who produce smaller documents (under 300 pages) and don't need all the advanced features of the standard version. Lite offers the same GUI*, speed, interfaces and graphic support but for less than one-third of the price. The Standalone and Server versions of Lite fits many of today's production requirements.

* Only available on Windows

​​Customer Use Cases

​Official Form

​Forms showcase Formatters ability to handle multi-column layout, headers and footers.


IRS 1 | IRS 2 | IRS 3 | IRS 4​​​


​Manual's take advantages of Formatter's support for over 70+ languages, barcodes and SVG.


Volvo | Mercedez​​​

​User Guide

​From small to large or simple to complex, Formatter is able to handle ​your user guide requirements.


Sony | SAS 1| SAS 2​​​

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