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Blazor PDF Library - Overview

The Syncfusion Blazor PDF Library is a feature-rich and high-performance PDF library that allows you to add robust PDF functionalities to any Blazor application. It allows you to create, read, and edit PDF documents programmatically. This library also offers functionality to merge, split, stamp, and secure PDF files.

Overview Diagram of Blazor PDF Library

General information

Blazing-fast performance

Optimized for usage in a server environment where speed and low memory usage are critical.

Powerful and comprehensive APIs

All the elements in a typical PDF document, like text, formatting, images, shapes, and tables, are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs.

Create, modify, and save PDF files

Create PDF documents from scratch and save them to disk or stream with just a few lines of code. Existing documents can also be opened and manipulated.

Fully documented

The Blazor PDF Library comes with extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples.

PDF forms

Create forms in Blazor PDF Library

Create forms

Create AcroForms from scratch or use existing documents to collect information from users.

Edit forms in Blazor PDF Library

Edit forms

Move fields around. Change fields’ border colors, fonts, sizes, etc. Add, delete, and edit form fields.

Fill forms in Blazor PDF Library

Fill forms

Fill AcroForm with database information quickly, easily, and effortlessly or directly from an internet or intranet user.

Flatten forms in Blazor PDF Library

Flatten forms

Flatten AcroForm to remove the editing capability of the document.


Merge or append PDF in Blazor PDF Library

Merge or append PDF

Merge different PDF documents or pages into a single PDF document to archive or to add title pages to the document.

Split PDF in Blazor PDF Library

Split PDFs

Split a PDF document of many pages into a smaller PDF document to remove unwanted pages, blank pages, and more.

Rearrange in Blazor PDF Library


Rearrange the pages within a PDF document to make the document more meaningful.

Portfolio in Blazor PDF Library


Create portfolio that allows users to bundle related documents together. Extract and delete files from portfolios.


Watermark existing PDF in Blazor PDF Library

Watermark PDFs

Existing documents can be loaded and stamped with text or images.

Extract images and text in Blazor PDF Library

Extract text from PDF

Text in a document can be extracted. The layout of text in the PDF is preserved during its extraction.


Data binding in Blazor PDF Library

Data binding

Data can be easily imported from an IEnumerable collection.

Formatting in Blazor PDF Library


Create richly formatted tables to keep your data organized with both basic and advanced operations on cells, rows, and columns.

Styling in Blazor PDF Library


Built-in table styles are available and they will look like Microsoft Word table styles. More advanced styling options are also available.


Encrypt and decrypt PDFs in Blazor PDF Library

Encrypt and decrypt PDFs

Blazor PDF Library supports both AES and RC4 encryption algorithms as per the ISO 32000 standards and PDF 2.0 security to protect documents against unauthorized access.

Digitally sign PDF files in Blazor

Digitally sign PDF files

Documents can be digitally signed using x509 certificates such as .pfx files with private keys with support for Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) to offer authenticity and integrity.

Interactive elements

Annotations in Blazor PDF Library


Add, edit, and remove comments with highlight, mark-up, free text, and 17+ annotations.

PDF actions in Blazor PDF Library

PDF actions

Add predefined actions like form actions, launch actions, and named actions attachments, form fields, and annotations. The library also supports custom PDF JavaScript actions.

Bookmarks in Blazor PDF Library


Add bookmarks to allow navigation interactively from one part of the PDF document to another. Editing and deletion of bookmarks are also supported.

Attachment in Blazor PDF Library


Add, extract, and delete attachments from the PDF document. The attachments can be of any file format.


Accessibility in Blazor PDF Library


Create a tagged PDF or PDF/UA with standard compliance with section 508 for users who require assistive technologies when reading electronic content.

ZUGFeRD in Blazor PDF Library


Create ZUGFeRD-compliant PDF invoices to exchange structured data in public and private sectors. These human-readable invoices have text, graphics, images, and machine-readable structured invoice data in XML format.


Barcode 1D in Blazor PDF Library

1D barcodes

Create 1D or linear barcodes in a PDF document with vector quantity and support to save as raster images. Supported 1D barcodes are code39, codabar, code128a, and more.

Barcode 2D in Blazor PDF Library

2D barcodes

Create 2D barcodes in a PDF document with vector quantity and support to save as raster images. Supported 2D barcodes are QR code and Data Matrix.

Feature Matrix

Document and Page Features Blazor Server Blazor WASM
Create a PDF document from scratch or modify an existing document. Yes Yes
Save a PDF document to a local or storage file. Yes Yes
Save a PDF document to a stream. Yes Yes
Open existing PDF documents from local or storage file. Yes Yes
Open existing PDF documents from stream. Yes Yes
Standard and custom page sizes. Yes Yes
Portrait and landscape orientations. Yes Yes
Document properties. Yes Yes
XMP metadata. Yes Yes
Custom metadata. Yes Yes
PDF standards conformance such as to PDF A1/B, PDF A2/B, and PDF A3/B. Yes Yes
Viewer preferences. Yes Yes
PDF portfolio. Yes Yes
Page layers. Yes Yes
Headers and footers. Yes Yes
Page labels. Yes Yes
Automatic fields such as page number field, date field, etc., for specific pages or the entire document. Yes Yes
Tagged PDF with section 508 compliance. Yes Yes
Add digital signatures using x509 certificates. Yes Yes
Add digital signatures using HSM, USB tokens, and smart cards Yes No
Enable long-term validation (LTV) PDF signature. Yes Yes
Encrypt/decrypt PDF using 40-bit and 128-bit RC4 algorithm. Yes Yes
Encrypt/decrypt PDF using 128-bit and 256-bit AES algorithm. Yes Yes
Encrypt/decrypt PDF using 256-bit AES algorithm with revision 6. Yes Yes
Redact PDF content Yes No
PDF contents
Add single, multiline, and multipage text with various standard and TrueType fonts. Yes Yes
Align text in RTL format for languages such as Arabic, Hebrew, etc. Yes Yes
Apply text formatting including colors, alignments, line and character spacing, etc. Yes Yes
Add complex script language text such as Thai, Hindi, Tamil, etc. Yes Yes
Embed JPEG and PNG images. Yes Yes
Embed TIFF images. Yes Yes
Create masked images using soft and image masking techniques. Yes Yes
Paginate images across multiple pages. Yes Yes
Add watermarks to the document using text or images. Yes Yes
Create richly formatted tables that can span across multiple pages. Yes Yes
Add geometrical shapes like lines, rectangles, paths, curves, etc., to the page graphics. Yes Yes
Apply pen and brush for graphic elements such as text, shapes, etc. Yes Yes
Support for various color spaces such as CalRGB, CalGray, Indexed, Separation, etc. Yes Yes
Apply patterns and shadings to the graphics. Yes Yes
Insert hyperlinks that can navigate to a webpage, remote file, or even to a different region in the same document. Yes Yes
14 types of standard or base fonts. Yes Yes
CJK (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) fonts. Yes Yes
TrueType fonts. Yes Yes
Unicode TrueType fonts. Yes Yes
Import from different data sources. Yes Yes
Strongly typed IEnumerable objects. Yes Yes
Add row, column, cell, and table formatting. Yes Yes
Add row headers that can be repeated for all the pages. Yes Yes
Paginate tables across multiple pages with the ability to handle horizontal overflow. Yes Yes
Merge rows and columns. Yes Yes
Create nested tables that span across pages. Yes Yes
Create and modify forms. Yes Yes
Support for form fields like push button field, check box field, radio button field, text box field, list field, and combo box field. Yes Yes
Remove or reposition form fields. Yes Yes
Flatten the entire form or specific fields in the documents. Yes Yes
Import and export form data from FDF, XFDF, and XML files. Yes Yes
Document Conversions
Convert HTML from URL/disk/string to PDF. Yes No
Convert Word documents to PDF. Yes No
Convert Excel and PowerPoint presentation to PDF. Yes No
Convert Rich Text Format (RTF) files to PDF. Yes No
One-dimensional barcodes such as Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Code 11, Codabar, Code 32, Code 93, Code 93 Extended, Code 128A, Code 128B, UPC bar code, and Code 128C. Yes Yes
Two-dimensional barcodes such as QR code and Data Matrix. Yes Yes
Interactive Elements
Add annotations with associated notes. Yes Yes
Embed files as attachments. Yes Yes
Create/modify bookmarks for easier navigation. Yes Yes
Apply actions for elements such as form fields, bookmarks, links, etc. Yes Yes
Flatten all annotations or specific annotation in documents. Yes Yes
Annotation Types
Attachment annotation Yes Yes
Document link annotation Yes Yes
File link annotation Yes Yes
Ink annotation Yes Yes
Line annotation Yes Yes
3D annotation Yes Yes
Circle annotation Yes Yes
Ellipse annotation Yes Yes
FreeText annotation Yes Yes
Polygon annotation Yes Yes
Rectangle annotation Yes Yes
Square annotation Yes Yes
Text markup annotation Yes Yes
Pop-up annotation Yes Yes
Rubber stamp annotation Yes Yes
Sound annotation Yes Yes
URI annotation Yes Yes
Measurement annotations
Line measurement annotation Yes Yes
Square measurement annotation Yes Yes
Circle measurement annotation Yes Yes
Action Types
Form action Yes Yes
Goto action Yes Yes
JavaScript action Yes Yes
Launch action Yes Yes
Named action Yes Yes
Field action Yes Yes
Reset action Yes Yes
Sound action Yes Yes
Submit action Yes Yes
URI action Yes Yes


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