Spire.PDFViewer for WPF

WPF PDF Viewer control which enables to display PDF documents with their WPF applications

  • Overview

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Spire.PDFViewer for WPF is a powerful WPF PDF Viewer control which enables developers to display PDF documents with their WPF applications without Adobe Reader. It's available to load and view PDF documents like PDF/A-1B, PDF/X1A, and even encrypted from stream, file and byte array with support for printing, zooming, etc. As a professional WPF PDF Viewer control, it supports multiple printing orientation including landscape, portrait and automatic. Furthermore, Spire.PDFViewer for WPF can export PDF to images and save as popular formats like .bmp, .png and .jpeg. In addition, developers can set display as fit page, page down/up, zoom in/out, etc. when they view PDF documents.

Spire.PDFViewer for WPF is a standalone API. It is a totally independent WPF library for loading and viewing PDF documents. It does NOT require Adobe Reader or any other 3rd party software/library installed on system.

  • Load

  • Built-in

  • Customize

  • Bookmarks

  • Thumbnails

  • Zoom

  • Image

  • Print

Load a PDF Document

Using Spire.PDFViewer, you can load a PDF document from disk or stream, and view it in a Windows Forms application.

PDFViewer with Built-in Toolbar

Spire.PDFViewer provides a “PdfViewer” control that has a built-in toolbar. Just drag and drop it into your Windows Forms application to own a professional PDF document viewer without any effort.

Customize Toolbar

Spire.PDFViewer offers a “PdfDocumentViewer” control that has no toolbar on the top of it. You can customize the toolbar according to the demands of your own project.

Display Bookmarks

Bookmarks panel is available in Spire.PDFViewer. By clicking a specific bookmark in the panel, you can quickly return or navigate to a specific place in the PDF document being viewed.

Display Page Thumbnails

Page thumbnails are miniature previews of the pages in a document. You can use the page thumbnails panel in Spire.PDFViewer to jump quickly to a selected PDF page.

Zoom In and Out

In Spire.PDFViewer, you will be able to change the document magnification using the Zoom control in the toolbar.

Convert PDF to Image

Converting PDF to image is required in some cases. For example, when you want to post a PDF document on your social media or embed it into a video.

Print PDF Documents

Spire.PDFViewer enables you to send a PDF document to a print dialog or print the document directly with the default print settings.


Main Features

  • Load PDF from file, stream and byte array
  • Support PDF/A-1B, PDF/X1A
  • Enable to open and read encrypted PDF files
  • Support multiple printing orientations: landscape, portrait, automatic
  • Export PDFs to Image format as .bmp, .png, .jpeg
  • Set PDF page (page down/up, zoom in/out, display as fit page)
  • Support most PDF font including TrueType, Type0, Type1, Type3, OpenType and CJK font
  • Support Filled text, Clipped Text, Stroked Text, and support lines, curve and table in PDF
  • Support hyperlink and DeviceN color space in PDF
  • Support JPEG2000, DCT, CCITT Fax Image format in PDF

Technical Features

  • For WPF Only
  • ASCIIHex decode, ASCII85 decode, Flate decode, LZW decode, Run Length decode, CCITTFax decode,DCT decode,JPX decode supported.
  • Totally independent .NET control library. Does NOT require Adobe Reader or any other 3rd party software/library installed on system.


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