The software release for ActivePDF WebGrabber 8.2.0 ( includes performance improvements and bug fixes.

Software Requirements

The following software is required to successfully use WebGrabber:

  • Windows Server® 2012 R2, 2016, or 2019
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework is required to use WebGrabber's .NET component
    (.NET 4.6.2 or higher for the API and for the service)
  • Microsoft Visual® 2010 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 2010 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.

What's New

  • JQuery update: JQuery was updated to version 3.5.1 in this WebGrabber release.
  • GhostScript Update: GhostScript was updated to new version 9.54 to fix a dSAFER vulnerability.

Hardware Requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for WebGrabber are:

  • 350 MB of RAM
  • 175 MB of hard disk space (for application)

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were resolved since the last release.

ID #Description
21013Visual C++ 2017 Runtime installation error.
21213Top and bottom margins not added when margins are more then 1 inch (Internet Explorer engine).

Native converter log file created when debugging off.

21345APUILauncher.exe flagged as malware.
21347Native converter larger file size - images.
21367Performance on larger files slower in WebGrabber 8.
21576Missing text in output PDF.
21612Remote conversion not applying uploaded user style sheet.
22236WebGrabber COM object not checking UNC CopyFile result.
22250Initialize OutputFormat to file (COM).



File-specific bugs.

Please contact customer support for further information.

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.