The software release for ActivePDF WebGrabber 8.1.1 ( includes bug fixes.

Software Requirements

The following software is required to successfully use WebGrabber:

  • Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012 R2, or 2016, 2019

  • Microsoft® .NET Framework is required to use WebGrabber's .NET component
    (.NET 4.6.2 for the API and for the service)

  • Microsoft® Visual 2015 or higher C++ Redistributable Runtime Components.

  • If using the Internet Explorer engine, Internet Explorer 11 is required.

Notes for Windows 2012 R2:

  • If you are installing an ActivePDF product on a Windows 2012 R2 server, you need to download and install two Microsoft updates for Windows 2012 R2 servers. These updates resolve issues with the Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ Redistributable Runtime Components. For links and step-by-step instructions, see this ActivePDF Knowledge Base article: Installing ActivePDF Products on a Windows 2012 R2 Server.

  • Important! If using Windows Server 2012 R2 or above, and using the Internet Explorer engine for conversions, follow the instructions in the Configure WebGrabber to Use Internet Explore Engine topic of the WebGrabber User Guide.

Hardware Requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for WebGrabber are:

  • 350 MB of RAM

  • 175 MB of hard disk space (for application)

New Features

No new features.  This is a patch release only. See below for bugs fixed in this release.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were resolved since the last release.

ID #Description
3036The custom font is not embedded when conversion completes (Native engine only).
15587Missing map data or bad XML errors.
17149Silent uninstall not working.
18803Map push pins are not displayed in the output.
19580Dashed table border boundary does not always print.
19584Missing footer during conversion.
19585CSS box-shadow is incorrect color.
19586Table cell text spacing is different between WebGrabber versions.
19589Intelligent PDF links do not print in the background.
19591Justified text spacing is incorrect.
19592Table graph and text data print incorrectly.
19640ClearHeaderHTML is not working as expected.
19657System.Net.Http.Formatting.dll versioning mismatch.
19661When using WaitBeforePrinting, map shifts to lower right corner.


WebGrabber Documentation

See the WebGrabber User Guide for information about using WebGrabber.

WebGrabber Examples

View the ActivePDF WebGrabber examples.

WebGrabber Installer

Use the following link to download the WebGrabber installer.