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How to convert HTML to PDF in C#, VB.NET

Syncfusion Essential PDF is a .NET PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert HTML to PDF in C# and VB.NET by using the advanced WebKit rendering engine.

Assemblies required

  • Syncfusion.Compression.Base.dll
  • Syncfusion.Pdf.Base.dll
  • Syncfusion.HtmlConverter.Base.dll
  • QtBinaries folder

You can get all the previously mentioned assemblies by installing the WebKit installer available in the following link.

WebKit HTML converter: https://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/latest-version

Steps to convert HTML to PDF programmatically:

  1. Create a new C# console application project.

  1. Install the Syncfusion.HtmlConverter.Base NuGet package as reference to your .NET Framework application from NuGet.org.

  1. Include the following namespace in the Program.cs file.



  1. Use the following code snippet to convert HTML (Website URL) to PDF.



You can download the work sample from HTMLToPDFSample.Zip

By executing the program, you will get the PDF document as follows.

Take a moment to peruse the documentation, where you will find other options like HTML string to PDF, partial webpage to PDF, HTML to single PDF page, and HTML to PDF conversion using IE Rendering with code examples.

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential PDF features.

An online sample link to convert HTML to PDF


Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.



Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
9143 08/14/2018 08/28/2018 Windows Forms PDF
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