Postman Collection

Start using the Pdftools API with Postman. The Postman collection allows you to pre-load API request configurations to send API calls without manually setting all parameters. After you include your API key, the rest of the values are saved as prefilled variables, making it easy to prepare your next call. To start using the Postman collection:

  1. Install a Postman client.
  2. Click the following link to download the Postman collection.
  3. In Postman, import the collection.
  4. Follow the instructions displayed in the Postman application.

Authenticate in Postman

To authenticate the Pdftools API in the Postman collection, add your API key:

  1. In Postman, go to Collections > Pdftools API > Authorization.
  2. Ensure that the type is set as Api Key and the key is X-Api-Key.
  3. In the Value field, add the value of your API key, and then click Save.

For more details, see Import data into Postman in Postman documentation.

Use Pdftools API with Postman

Follow the instructions below to get your API calls running:

  1. In the Pdftools API Postman collection, go to Step 1: Upload > From local > POST Get Upload URL.
  2. Click Body and change the input.pdf to the name of the file you want to upload, and then click Send.
  3. Go to PUT Upload Local File, and then click Body > Select file.
  4. Select a local file you want to process, and then click Send.
  5. Go to Step 2: Operations > Optimize, and then click Send.
  6. Go to Step 3: Result > GET Get Result, and then click Send.
  7. In the response body (marked as Body in Postman), open the URL link in the url field.

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