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This high-performance and feature-rich .NET Core PDF framework works without Adobe dependencies. It has a PDF creation and editing library that allows you to create, read, and edit PDF files programmatically. If offers PDF viewer control to view, review and print PDF files. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and images to PDF.

Overview diagram of .NET Core SDK PDF Framework.

Why Syncfusion?

No server deployment fees

There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, which makes Essential PDF very cost-effective.

Blazing-fast performance

It’s optimized for usage in a server environment where speed and low memory usage is 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.

Proven PDF library

Over more than 15 years, Syncfusion’s PDF library has become a mature and proven product.

Fully documented

The .NET Core PDF Library comes with extensive documentation, a Knowledge Base, and samples.


Use a single API across all platforms.

PDF: Creating and Editing APIs

Create PDFs from the scratch with text, images, graphics, and more. Manipulate or edit an PDF files with just a few lines of code.

.NET Core PDF forms

PDF forms

Create, read, fill, and flatten PDF form fields in AcroForms.

.NET Core Merge PDFs.

Merge PDFs

Combine or merge different PDF files into one PDF file.

csharp Split PDFs.

Split PDFs

Split a PDF file into different sub-documents quickly and accurately.

Edit and manipulate in .NET Core PDF

Edit and manipulate

Add text, images, graphics, or shapes, annotations, bookmarks, attachments, and stamps.

.NET Core PDF Security.


Build PDF security into an applications, spanning a range of low-to-high encryption standards.

Compress .NET Core PDF files.

Compress PDFs

Compress or optimize PDF files to reduce file size.

.NET Core PDF Tables.


Create stunning PDF tables with advanced customization, formatting, and styling.

.NET Core PDF Redaction

Redact PDFs

Permanently remove sensitive or confidential information from PDF documents.

.NET OCR Process


Converts scanned paper document in the form of PDF files or images into searchable, editable data.

For more information, please check our .NET Core PDF library features.

Viewing PDFs

View, annotate, and fill PDF form fields interactively within an application.

High performance .NET Core PDF

High performance

Load documents with thousands of pages instantly. Enjoy a seamless scrolling experience. The virtualized pages utilize less runtime memory.

Fill forms in .NET Core PDF

Fill forms

Fill, edit, save, and print interactive form fields easily.

Annotate or review .NET Core PDF

Annotate or review PDFs

Effortlessly add or edit ink, free text, and text markup (highlight, underline, strike-through) annotations in a PDF document, interactively.

csharp PDF Easy page navigation.

Easy page navigation

Interactively or programmatically navigate pages from options in a built-in toolbar. Users can also navigate pages in a single document through bookmarks and a table of contents.

Print .NET PDFs

An enhanced printing experience allows users to print an entire PDF document or customized ranges of PDF pages.

csharp Accurate PDF rendering

Accurate PDF rendering

The Syncfusion PDF Viewer renders PDF pages accurately. It also provides APIs to convert the pages of a PDF file into JPG, PNG, TIFF, and BMP formats. The scaler exportation comes with the customization of dimensions and DPI.

For more information, please check our .NET Core PDF Viewer library features.

PDF conversions

Word to PDF conversion in .NET Core

Word to PDF

Convert a Word document to PDF for printing and viewing in a portable format. Use various customization options like embedding fonts, PDF conformance levels A-1B and X-1A2001 and export bookmarks.

Excel to PDF conversion in .NET Core

Excel to PDF

Convert an Excel workbook or worksheet to PDF format. Use various customization options like embedding fonts, ignoring empty pages or worksheets, and showing or hiding headers or footers.

HTML to PDF conversion in .NET Core


Convert HTML from a URL, file, or string to a PDF. The converter offers full support for HTML tags, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SVG, MHTML, and page breaks. It uses the popular rendering engines such as Internet Explorer (IE), WebKit and Blink (Chromium project).

PowerPoint to PDF conversion in .NET Core

PowerPoint to PDF

Convert a PowerPoint presentation to PDF. The conversion can be customized with handouts and pages for notes.

XPS to PDF conversion in .NET Core


Convert fixed document formats such as XML paper specification (XPS) and open XML paper specification (OXPS) to PDF without using a printer.

Image to PDF conversion in .NET Core

Image to PDF

Convert many image formats such as JPEG, PNG, and SVG to PDF.

.NET Core PDF Code Example

Easily get started with the .NET Core PDF Library using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our .NET Core PDF Library Example that shows you how to render and configure the .NET Core PDF.

//Create a new PDF document.
PdfDocument document = new PdfDocument();
//Add a page to the document.
PdfPage page = document.Pages.Add();
//Create PDF graphics for the page.
PdfGraphics graphics = page.Graphics;
//Set the font.
PdfFont font = new PdfStandardFont(PdfFontFamily.Helvetica, 20);
//Draw the text.
graphics.DrawString("Hello World!!!", font, PdfBrushes.Black, new Syncfusion.Drawing.PointF(0, 0));
//Save the document into stream.
MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream();
//Close the document.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Syncfusion .NET Core PDF Framework supports the following:

  • Create and edit unique PDF files with text and graphics with just a few lines of code.
  • Open, modify, save, and compress PDF files.
  • Redact text and images, encrypt and decrypt documents, merge multiple documents, and split PDF files using advanced standards.
  • Easily view and examine PDF files within your application.
  • One of the best .NET Core PDF libraries on the market, offering a rich set of APIs to interact with the software.
  • Easily ensure files adhere to PDF/X1-A, PDF/A1-B, PDF/A3-B, and PDF/A1-B conformances.
  • Convert HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and image files to PDF. Convert .NET Core PDFs to 20+ of the most common formats.
  • Digitally sign and validate signatures in PDF files.
  • Within an application, interactively view, annotate, and fill out fields in PDF forms.
  • Extensive demos, and documentation to learn quickly and get started with .NET Core PDF Framework.

No, this is a commercial product and requires a paid license. However, a free community license is also available for companies and individuals whose organizations have less than $1 million USD in annual gross revenue and five or fewer developers.

A good place to start would be our comprehensive getting started documentation.

Apart from .NET Core, the Syncfusion PDF Framework supports platforms for web (Blazor, Flutter, ASP.NET MVC, and ASP.NET Web Forms), mobile (.NET MAUI, Flutter, Xamarin, and UWP), and desktop (Windows Forms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI, Flutter, Xamarin, and UWP).

You can find our .NET Core PDF Frameworks demo here.



Syncfusion’s file format components helped me create the reports I needed, fast. – J. Pereira, Software Developer.

The libraries have been built from scratch and refined for more than a decade to provide blazing-fast performance, comprehensive API, and compatibility across the latest and older versions of these files.

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Read and write Excel, Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files. Also includes integrated visualization capabilities. Advanced features include support for pivot tables, pivot charts, mail-merge, and extensive formatting.


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