The Preferences dialog offers level-of-detail settings for customizing power-tool results, lets you specify how to highlight problems when generating a report, and provides an editor for creating and adjusting output conditions (OutputIntents).


  1. Here you can choose whether or not to automatically optimise your PDF files when they are being processed.
  2. You can limit the maximum number of results to show per page or per document.
  3. The level of detail when displaying results can be customized.
  4. You can choose whether or not to check for updates.
  5. You can also empty the font cache and reset all warnings within pdfToolbox.


Here you can create, edit or export OutputIntents (output conditions) as well as extracting ICC profiles.


This tab lets you specify the color and style for highlighted objects within a PDF document or the transparent masks in a PDF mask report.


This tab lets you configure the settings for the server version of pdfToolobx. These server settings will only be applied when a server is started from pdfToolbox Desktop, they will not affect the settings of an already running server.