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wkhtmltopdf is described as 'open source (LGPL) command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the QT Webkit rendering engine. These run entirely "headless" and do not require a display or display service' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to wkhtmltopdf for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is puppeteer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wkhtmltopdf are WeasyPrint, Athena PDF, Prince XML and PDF my URL.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

wkhtmltopdf is an open source (LGPL) command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the QT...

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    puppeteer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome or Chromium over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome or Chromium.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionspuppeteer can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    WeasyPrint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    WeasyPrint is a visual rendering engine for HTML and CSS that can export to PDF. It aims to support web standards for printing.

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  3. Athena PDF icon

    Athena PDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online

    Athena is an elegant, Docker-powered PDF converter. It's a drop-in replacement for wkhtmltopdf built using Docker , Electron and .

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    Discontinued

    The official website is unavailable, and the last release is from 2018.

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    Prince XML

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    One of the best HTML to PDF converter. Gives you immense control over the process and great customization with CSS. Support for JavaScript and SVG.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacePrince XML either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    PDF my URL

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    PDFmyURL.com will turn any webpage into a PDF file instantly.

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  6. Save your favorite web content to PDF and view it anytime, anywhere.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationWEB To PDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    Discontinued

    Official website and app unavailable.

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    Web2PDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Firefox

    Easily convert web pages to a PDF using this web-based online tool. You can use it as an online-service or as a Firefox add-on. Unfortunately you can only store whole web pages as a PDF-file, not only selected parts of a web page.

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  8. Webpage to PDF icon

    Webpage to PDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Use Webpage to PDF online tool to save web pages as PDFs for storing, sharing, printing, and otherwise manipulating important web content. Just copy and paste the URL of the page you want to save and click the convert button.

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    PDF Download

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    PDF Download is the leading tool for handling, creating, and viewing Web-based PDF files, enjoyed by millions of users every day.

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  10. PdfSpot.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    PdfSpot offers a very simple and straightforward way to save your web pages to PDF. Please a link on your website or blog to save it as pdf.

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