Big News! We are going to launch GroupDocs.Redaction API for Java platform very soon. Similar to the .NET version, GroupDocs.Redaction for Java would be a backend API for removing sensitive and classified information from the popular document formats. As far as the supported features are concerned, this is going to be a replica of GroupDocs.Redaction for .NET. Through this API, we aim to provide you a single, format-independent interface containing a set of redaction methods to redact text, metadata, and annotations.

Let’s have a look at the salient features that you are going to get in the first version of GroupDocs.Redaction for Java.

  • Exact Phrase Text Redaction

  • Case-Sensitive Exact Phrase Text Redaction

  • Text Redaction with Colored Rectangle

  • Text Redaction using Regular Expression

  • Support of region redactions for image files

  • Metadata Redaction

  • Searching and Filtering Metadata for Redaction

  • Annotation Redaction

  • Removal of Sensitive Information from Annotation

  • Document Format Detection

  • Detailed Redaction Logging

  • Saving File in Original Format

  • Saving File as a Rasterized PDF

  • Ability to specify a set of redaction rules (policy) in an XML file

You are going to get the above-mentioned features for the following document formats:

  • PDF (.pdf)
  • MS Word (.doc, .docx, .dot, .odt, .dotx, .docm, .dotm, .rtf)
  • MS Excel (.xls, .xlsx, .xlt, .xltx, .xlsm, .xltm, .csv)
  • MS PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .potx, .pptm, .ppsm, .potm)
  • Images (.jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .png, .gif, .tiff, .tif)

Now, you might be interested in when you would get the first version of GroupDocs.Redaction for Java. Well, we won’t let you wait for enough because:

“Sometimes waiting is the hardest thing.”

Dean Koontz

At the moment, we are finalizing the first release of GroupDocs.Redaction for Java and hoping that you will be able to grab it very soon. Please stay tuned to our blog for more news and updates.