ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform 6.4 – fast RTF to HTML5 and XHTML conversion

Habarisoft released version 6.4 of its RTF to HTML5 and XHTML converter library, ScroogeXHTML for the Java™ platform. The new version is focused on HTML5 conformance  and enhancements in the HTML head element. Habarisoft encourages all users of earlier versions of to upgrade to this latest release.


  • new: conversion of space before and after paragraphs to CSS (margin-top and margin-buttom)
  • new: Viewport property allows to include a meta viewport element in the HTML head
  • the order of elements in the head element changed to
    • charset
    • viewport (new)
    • title
    • description
    • keywords
    • author
    • date (deprecated)
    • generator
    • style sheets

Release notes are available on the ScroogeXHTML web site and in the HTML API documentation.

Starting with release 6.4, the compiled jar of the library is sealed for additional security.

Starting with release 6.4, MetaDate and MetaDateAuto properties are deprecated. They will be removed in a future version. See all deprecated methods.

Online demo

You can evaluate the new release with the online converter demo, which displays the configuration property values of the converter, and allows to modify many of them. The demo page also links to a demo of a preview (or a development snapshot) of the next version when it becomes available.