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Overview

The Xamarin 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 Xamarin application. Its powerful conversion APIs make it easy to convert Word documents to PDF, HTML, RTF, and ODT formats.

Overview Diagram of Xamarin Word Framework


Why Syncfusion?

No Server Deployment Fees

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

Blazing Fast Performance

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

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 Processing Solution

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

Fully Documented

Xamarin Word framework comes with 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

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 pattern with other text, a part of a document, or an entire document.

Tables in Word document

Tables

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 the 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 the data from the form fields effortlessly.


For more information, check out our Xamarin Word Library (Essential DocIO) features.


Word Conversions

The Xamarin Word framework can convert Word documents to PDF, RTF, TXT, HTML, and ODT 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 documents to RTF and vice versa

Word to RTF

Convert Word documents to RTF for reading and editing rich text independently with any rich text editor. Also, convert RTF files to Word documents.

Convert Word documents to Text and vice versa

Word to Text

Convert Word documents to plain text for reading and editing text. 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 HTML content with 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.


Xamarin Word Code Example

Easily get started with the Xamarin Word Library using a few simple lines of C# code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our Xamarin Word Library Example that shows you how to create and configure the Xamarin Word.

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");
//Saves the Word document to MemoryStream
MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream();
document.Save(stream, FormatType.Docx);
//Closes the document
document.Close();
//Save the stream as a file in the device and invoke it for viewing
Xamarin.Forms.DependencyService.Get<ISave>().SaveAndView("Result.docx", "application/msword", stream);



Frequently Asked Questions

No, our Xamarin Word frameworks, are not sold individually, only as a single package. However, we have competitively priced the package so it only costs a little bit more than what some other vendors charge for their Word alone. We have also found that, in our experience, our customers usually start off using one of our products and then expand to several products quickly, so we felt it was best to offer all the Document Processing libraries for a flat fee of $995/developer. On top of this, we might be able to offer additional discounts based on currently active promotions. Please contact our sales team to see if you qualify for any additional discounts.

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 Xamarin, the Syncfusion Word Library supports platforms for web (Blazor, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Forms, and Java), mobile (.NET MAUI(Preview), and UWP), and desktop (Windows Forms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI(Preview), and UWP).

We do not sell Xamarin Word Framework separately. It is only available for purchase as part of the Syncfusion File Formats suite, which also contains libraries for Excel, PDF, and PowerPoint. A single developer license for the Syncfusion File Formats suite costs $995.00 USD, including one year of support and updates. On top of this, we might be able to offer additional discounts based on currently active promotions. Please contact our sales team to see if you qualify for any additional discounts.

You can find our Xamarin Word Framework demo here.

What do our customers say about us?

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With Essential DocIO and Essential XlsIO, we were able to create Word documents and spreadsheets faster than ever. Syncfusion's support team is always exceptional.
Isidro Goncalves

Isidro Goncalves

HAL Software

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The XlsIO library provides a thorough programming model. I can create data rich, good-looking reports delivered to Excel in a fast, easy way, completely managed in .NET.
Jose Diaz

Jose Diaz

Ministerio de Hacienda y Credito Publico

Awards

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