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The WinForms PDF Viewer control supports viewing and printing PDF files in WinForms applications. The hyperlink and table of contents support provides easy navigation within and outside the PDF files.


High performance

Instant loading PDF files.

Instant loading

Load PDF files with thousands of pages instantly.

Less run-time memory.

Less runtime memory

On-demand loading and virtualization mean the control holds only the minimum required pages at runtime to reduce memory consumption.

Virtualized pages.

Virtualized pages

Render pages on demand to help reduce initial load time when working with large documents.

Built-in toolbar

The WinForms PDF Viewer comes with a powerful built-in toolbar to execute important actions such as page navigation, text search, view mode, and printing. You can design your own toolbar with PDF Viewer APIs.

Built-in toolbar documentation.

Built-in toolbar.

Open PDF file.

Open PDF files

Open and display PDF files, both normal and protected, with AES and RC4 encryption algorithms (password protected). Open PDF files from stream, file path, and PdfLoadedDocument objects.

Open PDF files documentation.

Select and copy text

Select and copy text from PDF files.

Select and copy text documentation.

Select and copy text in PDF Viewer.

Search text.

Search text

Locate text easily in a PDF file.

Search text documentation.

The WinForms PDF Viewer supports many types of internal and external navigations.

Bookmark navigation in PDF Viewer.

Bookmark navigation

Bookmarks saved in PDF files are loaded and made ready for easy navigation.

Bookmark navigation documentation.

Hyperlink navigation in PDF Viewer.

The hyperlink navigation feature enables navigation to URLs (website links) in PDF files.

Hyperlink navigation documentation.

Table of contents navigation.

Table of contents navigation

Table of contents navigation allows users to navigate to different parts of a PDF file that are listed in the table of contents section.

The WinForms PDF Viewer supports printing the PDF file loaded in it. It supports two types of printing as follows.

Printing using print dialog

Select the destination printer, number of copies, and other details in the print dialog to print PDF files.

Printing using print dialog documentation.

Silent batch printing

Print PDF files without user interaction continuously. This helps in batch printing multiple PDF files.

Silent printing documentation.



Toolbar customization

Create a custom toolbar with all the options that can be performed using the built-in toolbar.

Applying themes.

Applying themes

Using various built-in themes, the appearance of the control can be customized.

Applying themes.

Right to left (RTL)

The WinForms PDF Viewer control supports RTL direction rendering for users working in right-to-left languages.

Right to left documentation.


PDF to image.

PDF to image

Convert pages of a PDF file into JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, and EMF formats. The scaler export comes with the customization of dimension and DPI.

PDF to image documentation.


All static text within the PDF Viewer can be localized to any supported language.

Localization documentation.

Localization in PDF Viewer.


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