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How to use Pdfium rendering engine in Syncfusion PDF viewer for WF?

How to use Pdfium rendering engine in Syncfusion PDF viewer for WF?


From and higher versions of Essential Studio release, PDF viewer control provides a robust rendering of PDF document using Pdfium rendering engine. Please follow the below steps to use Pdfium PDF rendering in Syncfusion PDF viewer.


  1. Copy the Pdfium assembly’s folder to a local folder from the installation path. The folder name must be “Pdfium”.


The Pdfium assemblies will be available in

{$SystemDrive}:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\{Essential Studio version}\Pdfium




Note: The Pdfium folder will contain two folders namely X86 and X64, both would contain pdfium.dll assembly for the respective architecture. The Syncfusion PDF viewer is designed to detect the architecture of the target machine in which it is deployed and would pick corresponding pdfium.dll to use it.




  1. Then, the ReferencePath property of the PDF Viewer should be set to locate the “Pdfium” folder.


The following code snippet illustrates the same, you can also find the project sample in the below link.


Please find the demo from the following link.



Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control: Product Version:
8569 03/07/2018 03/07/2018 Windows Forms PdfViewer
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