Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework 18.38.0

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dotnet add package Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework --version 18.38.0                
NuGet\Install-Package Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework -Version 18.38.0                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework" Version="18.38.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework --version 18.38.0                
#r "nuget: Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework, 18.38.0"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework&version=18.38.0

// Install Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Adobe.PDF.Library.LM.NETFramework&version=18.38.0                

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Adobe PDF Library for .NET Framework Free Trial

To activate the free trial:

  1. Visit to obtain an activation key.
  2. A prompt will appear on your console when executing Datalogics sample code.

Alternatively, you may provide the activation key via the LicenseKey member of the Library class:

Library.LicenseKey = "xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx";
using (Library lib = new Library())
    //APDFL Code

This package supports x86/x64 Windows only. This is a full-featured version of the product that will expire after some time. Contact to extend the evaluation.

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Built upon Adobe source code used for Acrobat, Datalogics Adobe PDF Library SDK provides stable, reliable code and the flexibility to develop with C# or VB (VB.NET) (interfaces are also available for C++ and Java). APDFL is the most complete SDK for PDF creation, manipulation and management. Leading choice for enterprise/larger organizations of developers and independent software vendors (ISVs) who need to incorporate Adobe's PDF functionality into their own internal or external applications.

Live Support from PDF Development Experts.

Licensing and Pricing options are customized to your usage and requirements. For OEM and SaaS customers we will provide you with a non-license managed software package for easier distribution embedded within your applications.

Hello World Samples

Open a PDF Document, Render the Page, and Save it as a JPEG

using Datalogics.PDFL;

using (Library library = new Library())
    Document document = new Document("Sample_Input/ducky.pdf");

    Page page = document.GetPage(0);

    Image renderedImage = page.GetImage(page.CropBox, new PageImageParams());

    renderedImage.Save("renderedImage.jpg", ImageType.JPEG);

Create a PDF Document, Create a Page, Add Text to the Page, Save as a New PDF

using Datalogics.PDFL;

using (Library library = new Library())
    Document document = new Document();

    Page newPage = document.CreatePage(Document.BeforeFirstPage, new Rect(0, 0, 612, 792));
    TextRun textRun = new TextRun("Hello World!", new Font("Times-Roman",
                          FontCreateFlags.Subset), new GraphicState(), new TextState(),
                          new Matrix(12, 0, 0, 12, 72, 720));

    Text text = new Text();


    document.Save(SaveFlags.Full, "text-added.pdf");

Open a PDF Document, Convert it to a PDF/A-3b Document, Save as a New PDF

using Datalogics.PDFL;

using (Library library = new Library())
    Document document = new Document("Sample_Input/invoice.pdf");

    PDFAConvertResult pdfaResult = document.CloneAsPDFADocument(PDFAConvertType.RGB3b,
                                                                new PDFAConvertParams());

    pdfaResult.PDFADocument.Save(pdfaResult.PDFASaveFlags, "converted-out.pdf");

Extensive PDF Capabilities

  • NewFeature Creation of QR Barcodes
  • PDF/A conversion: PDF/A-4, PDF/A-4e, PDF/A-4f
  • Conversion of PDF to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx) documents.
  • Generate Output Preview images for Soft Proofing (Prepress) documents prior to final printing.
  • PDF/X conversion: PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-6.
  • PDF/A conversion: PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a, PDF/A-2b, PDF/A-2u, PDF/A-3a, PDF/A-3b, PDF/A3u
  • Create and edit annotations
  • Content creation and editing
  • Color management and conversion
  • Extraction of text, images, forms
  • Redaction
  • Content modification - merge, split, flatten, layers
  • Compression / optimization / linearization for Fast Web View
  • Display, Render, Print
  • Conversion to PDF/A, PDF/X, EPS, PostScript, XPS, Factur-X, ZUGFeRD, image formats (JPG, TIFF, PNG, BMP)
  • Forms - Import, export, flatten, AcroForms
  • Image manipulation and conversion
  • OCR
  • Support for Optional Content Groups and PDF Layers
  • Printing
  • Security - Password, encrypt, watermark
  • Search for and replace or edit text
Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net403 is compatible.  net45 was computed.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
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