This high-performance and feature-rich .NET Core PDF framework for working with PDF files. It has a PDF creation and editing library that allows you to create, read, and edit PDF files programmatically in any .NET Core application. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert HTML, Word files, and images to PDF.
There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, which makes Essential PDF very cost-effective.
It’s optimized for usage in a server environment where speed and low memory usage is critical.
All the elements in a typical PDF document like text, formatting, images, shapes, and tables are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs.
Over more than 15 years, Syncfusion’s .NET PDF library has become a mature and proven product.
The .NET Core PDF Library comes with extensive documentation, a Knowledge Base, and samples.
Use a single API across all platforms.
Create a PDF from the scratch with text, images, graphics, and more. Manipulate or edit an existing PDF with just a few lines of code.
Create, read, fill, and flatten PDF form fields in AcroForms.
Combine or merge different PDF files into one PDF file. Split a PDF file into different sub-documents quickly and accurately.
Add text, images, graphics, or shapes, annotations, bookmarks, attachments, and stamps, and update a PDF by replacing fonts and images.
Syncfusion Essential PDF allows developers to build PDF security into their applications, spanning a range of low to high encryption standards.
Compress or optimize PDF files to reduce file size.
Create stunning PDF tables with advanced customization, formatting, and styling.
For more information, please check our .NET Core PDF library features.
Convert a Word document to PDF for printing and viewing in a portable format. Use various customization options like embedding fonts and export bookmarks.
Convert many image formats such as JPEG, PNG, and SVG to PDF.
Easily get started with the .NET Core PDF library using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our .NET Core PDF Library Example that shows you how to render and configure the .NET Core PDF.
//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, 20); //Draw the text. graphics.DrawString("Hello World!!!", font, PdfBrushes.Black, new Syncfusion.Drawing.PointF(0, 0)); //Save the document into stream. MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream(); document.Save(stream); //Close the document. document.Close(true);
The Syncfusion .NET Core PDF Library supports the following:
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.
Apart from .NET Core, the Syncfusion PDF Library supports platforms for web (Blazor, Flutter, ASP.NET MVC, and ASP.NET Web Forms), mobile (.NET MAUI (Preview), Flutter, Xamarin, and UWP), and desktop (Windows Forms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI (Preview), Flutter, Xamarin, and UWP).
You can find our .NET Core PDF Frameworks demo here.
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