The .NET Word Framework is a high-performance and feature-rich framework that performs advanced Word document processing operations faster without Microsoft Office or interop dependencies. This framework offers a Word creation and editing library that allows you to create, read, and edit Word documents programmatically in any .NET application. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert Word documents to PDF, HTML, RTF, ODT, and EPUB formats. It also offers advanced editor components to view, edit, and print Word documents in your applications.
There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, which makes the Syncfusion Word processing solution very cost-effective.
It is optimized for server environments where speed and low memory usage is critical.
All the elements in a typical Word document like text, formatting, images, shapes, and tables are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs.
The Word Framework (Essential DocIO) is a mature, proven product used in mission-critical applications for over 15 years.
The .NET Word Framework comes with an extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples. It only takes a few lines of code to create, view, or edit richly formatted Word documents.
Provides a single, uniform API across all platforms.
Create Word documents from scratch with text, formatting, images, shapes, tables, and more. Edit an existing Word document with just a few lines of code.
Generate reports like invoices, payrolls, and more, by performing mail merge faster in a batch process without Microsoft Office or interop dependencies.
Merge multiple documents into a single document by importing content with several formatting options, like using destination styles, keeping source formatting, and more.
Split a document into multiple smaller documents based on sections, placeholder text, or any document element.
Navigate to a bookmark in the document and insert, edit, retrieve, or delete its content. This framework also supports replacing bookmarked content with text, part of a document, or an entire document.
Find text or text patterns using regular expressions, and then highlight or format it. You can also replace the text or text patterns with a different text, part of a document, or an entire document.
Create, edit, and format simple and nested tables in a Word document. Polish the appearance of tables by applying built-in styles and conditional styling options.
Customize the appearance of a document with several formatting options at the text level and paragraph level, add bullets and numbering, create styles, and more.
Create fillable forms with legacy form fields and content controls in Word documents. Then, fill the form and extract data from the form fields effortlessly.
Encrypt a Word document with a password and open an encrypted Word document with a valid password. Restrict edit permissions for specific contents in a Word document.
For more information, check out our Word library (Essential DocIO) features
.NET Framework Word Library .NET Core Word Library UWP Word Library Xamarin Word Library Blazor Word Library WinUI Word Library .NET MAUI Word Library Java Word Library
The .NET Word framework can convert Word documents to PDF, image, RTF, TXT, HTML, ODT, and EPUB formats. Also, it can convert RTF, TXT, and HTML files to Word documents.
Convert Word documents to PDF for printing and viewing in a portable format. Various customization options are also supported.
Convert Word documents to images (PNG, BMP, JPEG, EMF, TIFF) for printing and viewing without any Word document viewer dependencies.
Convert Word documents to RTF and load it to the rich text editor to read and edit documents. Also, convert RTF content to Word documents.
Convert Word documents to plain text for reading and editing. Also convert text files to Word documents.
Convert Word documents to HTML for viewing and printing using any browser. Also, convert XHTML 1.0 compliant HTML files to Word documents.
Convert Word documents to open document text (ODT) format. This format is used for maintaining the documents’ interoperability with Word processing applications like OpenOffice Writer.
A Word document can be converted into an electronic publication (EPUB) file.
The .NET Word framework offers an editor component compatible with Microsoft Word. It allows end users to create, view, edit, format, and print rich text and Word documents in your application.
Edit Word documents faster. Virtualized pages help load large documents instantly and use less runtime memory.
Provides a seamless, Microsoft Word-like editing experience through touch, mouse, and keyboard interactions.
Create, view, and edit documents in Microsoft Word compatible file formats like DOCX, WordML, DOC, HTML, RTF, and TXT.
Provides a Microsoft Word-inspired navigation pane to search text, navigate through search results, and modify text in the document.
For more information, check out our Word editor component features
Easily get started with the .NET Word Framework using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our .NET Word Library Example that shows you how to create and configure the .NET Word.
// include the required namespaces using Syncfusion.DocIO; using Syncfusion.DocIO.DLS; //Creates an instance of WordDocument Instance (Empty Word Document) WordDocument document = new WordDocument(); //Add a section & a paragraph in the empty document document.EnsureMinimal(); //Append text to the last paragraph of the document document.LastParagraph.AppendText("Hello World"); //Save and close the Word document document.Save("Result.docx"); document.Close();
'include the required namespaces Imports Syncfusion.DocIO Imports Syncfusion.DocIO.DLS 'Creates an instance of WordDocument Instance (Empty Word Document) Dim document As New WordDocument() 'Add a section & a paragraph in the empty document document.EnsureMinimal() 'Append text to the last paragraph of the document document.LastParagraph.AppendText("Hello World") 'Save and close the Word document document.Save("Result.docx") document.Close()
The Word processing is also available in Blazor, .NET Core, Xamarin, UWP, Java, WinUI, and .NET MAUI frameworks. Check it out on other platforms at the links below:
The Syncfusion .NET Word Framework supports the following features:
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.
The Syncfusion Word Framework supports platforms for web (Blazor, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Forms, and Java), mobile (.NET MAUI, Xamarin and UWP), and desktop (Windows Forms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI, Xamarin, and UWP).
You can find our Word Framework demo here.
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