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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.

Why choose Syncfusion .NET Word Library?

.NET Word.

No Server Deployment Fees

There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, which makes the Syncfusion Word processing solution very cost-effective.

.NET Word blazing fast performance.

Blazing-fast performance

It is optimized for server environments where speed and low memory usage is critical.

.NET Word powerful APIs.

Powerful and comprehensive APIs

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

Proven Word Library.

Proven Word Processing Solution

The Word Framework (Essential DocIO) is a mature, proven product used in mission-critical applications for over 15 years.

.NET Word fully documented.

Fully documented

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.

Cross platform support in .NET Word.


Provides a single, uniform API across all platforms.

Word document - Create and edit using APIs

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.

Mail merge in Word documents

Mail merge

Generate reports like invoices, payrolls, and more, by performing mail merge faster in a batch process without Microsoft Office or interop dependencies.

Merge multiple Word documents

Merge Documents

Merge multiple documents into a single document by importing content with several formatting options, like using destination styles, keeping source formatting, and more.

Split Word document into multiple small documents

Split Documents

Split a document into multiple smaller documents based on sections, placeholder text, or any document element.

Edit bookmark contents in Word document

Edit bookmark content

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 and replace text in Word document

Find and replace

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.

Tables in Word 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.

Styles and Formatting in Word document

Styles and formatting

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.

Form filling in Word document

Form Filling

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.

Secure Word documents with a password


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.

.NET Word Code Example

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
//Append text to the last paragraph of the document
document.LastParagraph.AppendText("Hello World");
//Save and close the Word document
'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
'Append text to the last paragraph of the document
document.LastParagraph.AppendText("Hello World")
'Save and close the Word document

Create and manipulate Words on many platforms

Unleash the full potential of document processing with our Word Library. Our powerful framework enables seamless creation, reading, manipulation, and conversion of Word documents programmatically across various platforms, including .NET, Blazor, .NET MAUI, .NET Core, Java, WinUI, Xamarin, and UWP. Explore the features of our Word creation and manipulation library by platform.

Microsoft Word-like Editor

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

High Performance

Edit Word documents faster. Virtualized pages help load large documents instantly and use less runtime memory.

Edit Word documents seamlessly

Seamless Editing

Provides a seamless, Microsoft Word-like editing experience through touch, mouse, and keyboard interactions.

Highly intuitive user interfaces of Blazor Word editor.

Intuitive user interface

Use highly intuitive user interfaces. Edit and format document contents interactively through built-in menus and dialogs.

Microsoft Word-compatible File Formats

Microsoft Word-compatible file formats

Create, view, and edit documents in Microsoft Word compatible file formats like DOCX, WordML, DOC, HTML, RTF, and TXT.

Find and replace text in Word Editor

Find and Replace

Provides a Microsoft Word-inspired navigation pane to search text, navigate through search results, and modify text in the document.

Print documents in Blazor Word Processor.

Print Word documents interactively, allowing users to choose all pages or a specific page.

Edit word documents in many platform

Our .NET Word Framework offers editor components tailored for web and desktop applications, providing a comprehensive suite of tools and allowing you to integrate Word editing functionality seamlessly. Explore the features of our Word editor components by platform.

Word Conversions

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

Word to PDF

Convert Word documents to PDF for printing and viewing in a portable format. Various customization options are also supported.

Convert Word document pages to images

Word to image

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 vice versa

Word to RTF

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 Text and vice versa

Word to Text

Convert Word documents to plain text for reading and editing. Also convert text files to Word documents.

Convert Word documents to HTML and vice versa

Word to HTML

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 ODT

Word to ODT

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.

Convert Word documents to EPUB

Word to EPUB

A Word document can be converted into an electronic publication (EPUB) file.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Syncfusion .NET Word Framework supports the following features:

  • Create Word Documents from scratch.
  • Open, modify, and save existing Word documents.
  • Advanced Mail merge support with different data sources.
  • Ability to create or edit Word 97-2003 and later version documents, and convert them to commonly used file formats such as RTF, WordML, TXT, HTML, and vice versa.
  • Export a Word document to high quality image, PDF file, and EPUB.
  • Create and manipulate charts, shapes, and group shapes in DOCX and WordML format documents.
  • Read and write built-in and custom document properties and find and replace text with its original formatting.
  • Insert bookmarks and navigate corresponding bookmarks to insert, replace, and delete content.
  • Insert and edit the form fields and protect the document by restricting access.
  • Encrypt and decrypt Word documents.
  • Insert and extract OLE objects and run the DocIO applications in multi-thread and with thread safe program.
  • One of the best .NET Word libraries on the market, offering a rich set of APIs to interact with the software.
  • Simple configuration and API.
  • Extensive demos and documentation to learn quickly and get started with the .NET Word 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.

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, which demonstrates how to render and configure the .NET Word.

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