An attempt to clone Adobe Acrobat X for web platform
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Latest commit 2f5e43a Mar 2, 2012 @joneslee85 joneslee85 Added Print to PDF

Form Builder

The application takes in a PDF, split PDF pages to many PNGs then you could overlay template box on images which later can be converted to PDF form with data filled in.


The application uses RGhost which in turn utilise ghostscript. Make sure you install binary of ghostscript.

On OSX: $ brew install ghostscript

On Windows, please download from

Additionally, ImageMagick is required for paperclip gem.

On OSX: $ brew install imagemagick

On Windows, please download from

All gems can be installed with bundler:

$ bundle install


$ bundle exec rake db:migrate
$ bundle exec rake db:seed


If you place ghostscript binary in non-default path, please make sure you set RGhost::Config::GS[:path] in initializers/rghost.rb

Running the application

Start the server: $ rails server