The SDK portion of the term PDF SDK is an acronym and stands for Software Development Kit. It refers to a set of tools which may be utilized for software development to use the functionality of another software, an operating system, hardware, etc. Therefore, PDF SDK is a development toolkit which helps easily implement PDF document creation in third-party software.
Normally, PDF SDK uses the COM-interface providing control of the software kernel to create PDF documents directly out of an application. This is done with the help of a series of methods that are called out of different programming environments.Universal Document Converter is one of the PDF printer drivers offering, a PDF SDK.
See also: Document Storage, Electronic Document (Workflow) Management, Fax Printer.