Free Spire.PDF for .NET is a Community Edition of the Spire.PDF for .NET, which is a totally free PDF component for commercial and personal use. As a standalone C#/VB.NET component, Free Spire.PDF for .NET enables developers to create, write, edit, convert, print, handle and read PDF files on any .NET applications.
Using this free .NET PDF library, you can implement rich capabilities to create PDF files from scratch or process existing PDF documents. Many rich features can be supported, such as security setting, PDF text/attachment/image extract, PDF merge/split, metadata update, section and paragraph optimizing, graph/image drawing and inserting, table creation and processing, and importing data etc.
Free version is limited to 10 pages of PDF. This limitation is enforced during loading and creating files. When converting PDF to Image, the first 3 pages of PDF files will be converted to Image format successfully. Upgrade to Commercial Edition of Spire.PDFMainFunctions
Main FunctionsOnly Free Spire.PDF, No Adobe Acrobat installed.Free Spire.PDF for .NET is a totally independent .NET PDF library. It Does NOT require Adobe Acrobat or any other 3rd party software/library installed on system. Free Spire.PDF for .NET supports converting HTML, RTF, XPS, Text and Image to PDF documents with efficient performance. Developers can transform PDF to XPS, EMF, JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, Text format. Furthermore, along with Free Spire.Doc for .NET and Free Spire.XLS for .NET, developers can convert Word (Doc/Docx), Excel (Xls/Xlsx/Xlsb) and XML to PDF. Free Spire.PDF for .NET offers the facility to merge/split PDF documents and overlay documents. Developers can overlay pages from different PDF documents one over another. Meanwhile, Free Spire.PDF for .NET can provide import and stamp feature, booklet feature and form filling which can help users read value from form fields and populate a database. Free Spire.PDF for .NET can protect PDF documents by setting passwords and digital signature. User password and owner password can determine the encrypted PDF documents readability, modifiability, printability and other selective restrictions. Meanwhile, digital signature, as a more effective method, can be applied to safeguard and authenticate PDF documents. Document information can be set with Free Spire.PDF for .NET including custom metadata, document properties, page orientation, and page size. Wherein, document properties consist of document restrictions (printing, document assembly, page extraction, comment etc. allowed or not) and document description about file title, author, subject, keywords and so on. By using Free Spire.PDF for.NET, viewer preferences can be set with position, title display, resize, page mode and print scaling etc.Other Features
- PDF/A-1b and PDF/x1a:2001 Compliance, both standards can be applied.
- Extract images, text, pages and attachments from a PDF document.
- Pen and brush to draw shape elements, text, images into PDF documents.
- Layers, transparent graphics, color space and barcode creation can render to PDF documents.
- Add scalar/vector images and mask and place them in designated location.
- Table and table style can be supported by Free Spire.PDF for .NET.