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This high-performance and feature-rich UWP 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 in any UWP applications. It offers PDF viewer control to view, review, and print PDF files. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert XPS to PDF, images to PDF and PDF to images.

Why choose Syncfusion UWP PDF Library?


No Server Deployment Fees

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

UWP PDF blazing fast performance

Blazing Fast Performance

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

UWP PDF powerful APIs

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.

UWP PDF library

Proven PDF library

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

UWP PDF fully documented

Fully Documented

The UWP PDF framework comes with extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples.

Cross platform support in UWP PDF

Cross platforms

Single API across all platforms.

PDF: Creating and editing APIs

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

UWP PDF forms.

PDF forms

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

Merge UWP PDFs.

Merge PDFs

Combine or merge different PDF files into one PDF file.

Split UWP PDFs.

Split PDFs

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

Edit and Manipulate PDF in UWP

Edit and manipulate

Add text, images, graphics, shapes, annotations, bookmarks, attachments, and stamps, and change a PDF by replacing fonts and images.

UWP PDF Security.


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

UWP PDF Tables.


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

UWP PDF Code Example

Easily get started with the UWP PDF Library using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our UWP PDF Library Example that shows how to create and modify PDF files from C# with 5 lines of code on different platforms.

//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, 36);
//Draw the text.
graphics.DrawString("Hello World!!!", font, PdfBrushes.Black, new PointF(20, 20));
//Save the document into stream.
MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream();
await document.SaveAsync(stream);
//Close the document.

Create and manipulate PDFs on many platforms

Unlock the power of PDF creation and manipulation on any platform with our PDF Framework. It empowers you to easily create, read, and manipulate PDF documents programmatically across various platforms (applications), including .NET, Blazor, .NET MAUI, .NET Core, Flutter, WinUI, Xamarin, and UWP. Explore the platform-wise features of our PDF creation and manipulation library.

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Viewing PDFs

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

High performance Csharp PDF

High performance

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

Fill PDF forms in UWP

Fill Forms

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

Annotate or review 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.

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 PDF

Provides an enhanced printing experience by allowing users to print the entire PDF document or customized ranges of PDF pages.

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, and PNG formats. The scaler exportation comes with the customization of dimensions and DPI.

View PDF documents in any platform

Our PDF Framework offers PDF Viewer components tailored for web, desktop, and mobile applications, providing a comprehensive ecosystem and allowing you to integrate PDF viewing functionality seamlessly. Explore the features of our PDF Viewer components by platform.

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PDF Conversions

XPS to PDF conversion in UWP


Converts 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 UWP

Image to PDF

Support converting many image formats such as JPEG, PNG, TIFF, to PDF.

PDF to Image conversion in UWP

PDF to Image

Supports converting PDF documents to images using UWP PDF viewer.

Real-world apps built entirely using Syncfusion PDF Libraries

Frequently Asked Questions

The Syncfusion UWP 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.
  • Easily ensure files adhere to PDF/X1-A, PDF/A1-B, PDF/A3-B, and PDF/A1-B conformances.
  • One of the best UWP PDF libraries on the market, offering a rich set of APIs to interact with the software.
  • Convert HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and image files to PDF. Convert UWP 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 UWP 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, 5 or fewer developers, and 10 or fewer total employees.

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

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

You can find our UWP PDF Frameworks demo here.

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.NET PDF Framework Blogs, Success Stories, and Tutorial Videos

Xamarin Versus .NET MAUI


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

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Configuring Life Cycle Events in .NET MAUI Apps


Syncfusion File Format Libraries - Manipulate Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and PDF Files

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