Free Spire.Doc for .NET is a Community Edition of the Spire.Doc for .NET, which is a totally free word component for commercial and personal use. As a free C#/VB.NET component, it also offers a lot of powerful functions. Developers can use it to generate, read, write, save, print and convert documents on any .NET applications. The featured function, conversion allows converting Word documents (Word 97-2003, Word 2007, Word 2010, word 2013) to commonly used file format, such as XML, RTF, TXT, PDF, XPS, EPUB, HTML and Image etc.

Friendly Reminder:
Free version is limited to 500 paragraphs and 25 tables. This limitation is enforced during reading or writing files. When converting word documents to PDF and XPS files, you can only get the first 3 page of PDF file. Upgrade to Commercial Edition of Spire.Doc

Free Spire.Doc for .NET

Pro Edition supports converting files from Word to PDF, Word to HTML, Word to XPS, Word to Text, Word to Image, Word to SVG and Word to XML(the Word can be either .Doc or .Docx).

Unlike Pro Edition, the Standard Edition doesn't support print or conversion of any kind mentioned above.

Free Edition $0

Free version is limited to 500 paragraphs and 25 tables. This limitation is enforced during reading or writing files. When converting word documents to PDF and XPS files, you can only get the first 3 page of PDF file.

* The Differences between Standard and Pro Edition lie in the feature of Print function and File Conversion.
Only Free Spire.Doc, No Microsoft Office Automation

Free Spire.Doc for .NET is a totally independent .NET Word class library which doesn't require Microsoft Office installed on system. Microsoft Office Automation is proved to be unstable, slow and not scalable to produce MS Word documents. Free Spire.Doc for .NET is many times faster than Microsoft Word Automation and with much better stability and scalability.

By using Free Spire.Doc for .NET, users can save Word Doc/Docx to stream, save as web response and convert Word Doc/Docx to XML, RTF, TXT, EPUB, HTML and Image. Free Spire.Doc for .NET also supports to convert Word Doc/Docx to PDF and HTML to image.

A common use of Free Spire.Doc for .NET is to create Word document dynamically from scratch. Almost all Word document elements are supported. Mainly includes page, sections, headers, footers, footnotes, paragraphs, lists, tables, text, fields, hyperlinks, bookmarks, comments, images, styles, background settings, printing features, document settings and protection. Furthermore, drawing objects including shapes, textboxes, images, OLE objects and controls are supported as well.

Free Spire.Doc for .NET enables developers to process pre-existing Word documents. It supports search and replace function, alignment, page break, fill field, document concatenate, document copy, print, complex and deeply nested mail merge, etc.

By using Free Spire.Doc, developers can build any type of a 32-bit or 64-bit .NET application including C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Web Services and WinForms for .NET Framework version from 2.0 to 4.5.