WPF PDF Viewer

Display and manipulate PDFs within your app.

The DevExpress WPF PDF Viewer control allows you to display, manipulate, and print PDF documents directly in your WPF application. Our PDF Viewer allows users to edit form fields, annotate documents, and initiate clipboard operations.

The WPF PDF Viewer supports a rich set of document content types, including:

  • JPX / JBIG2 Images
  • Patterns
  • Transparency Groups
  • Type 3 Fonts
  • Interactive Forms
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PDF Printing

Adobe-inspired Print Dialog

DevExpress WPF PDF Viewer control ships with a Print Preview Dialog with a full set of Adobe-inspired printing options. These include a real-time preview, page range selection, DPI settings, page orientation, and print to file option.

A truly professional, fully-featured set of controls from people focused on continual development. As developers, we can't ask for anything more. Keep up the awesome work. Nigel Bogle / CEO - Software Engineer
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Bookmarks & Navigation Panel

Navigate and explore PDF docs with ease.

Our WPF PDF Viewer control includes a comprehensive collection of document navigation options, including:

  • Ribbon UI
  • Bookmarks & Links
  • Page Thumbnails
  • Navigation Pane (customizable document navigation UI)

The DevExpress PDF Viewer stores page view history and allows users to navigate back and forth between individual views as needed. And just like Adobe's Reader, you can search for PDF content using the Find panel (options include case-sensitive and whole word search).

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Comments & Sticky Notes

Collaborate with ease.

Users can insert, modify, and delete comments. Our WPF PDF Viewer integrates a full suite of annotation tools including text highlighter and sticky notes.

Additional options include:

  • Add replies and reviews.
  • Sort, filter, and search comments.
  • Comprehensive API.
Great product. Great support. Great documentation. It doubles my working speed. Zarko Nesic / ESTA SW Developer
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Open and save attached files.

Our WPF PDF Viewer displays attached files in its Navigation Pane. Attachments linked to a PDF can be opened and saved to disk. The PDF Viewer also includes an option to display a security warning when opening a file attached to the PDF.

As a Manager of Technical Support Services for a former company, I know good customer service when I experience it. DevExpress Support is of the highest level. David Kinney
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Fillable PDF Forms

Edit documents with Acroforms.

Once you've integrated our WPF PDF Viewer in your project, your users can edit any PDF document that includes form field information. The DevExpress PDF Viewer renders each field based on its associated form type - text box, radio button, combo box with auto complete, check box, and lists.

If your PDF document includes Acroform data, you can import from or export to the following formats: FDF, XFDF, XML, and TXT.

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Select & Copy Document Content

Copy text and images to the clipboard.

You can select and copy text/images from a document to the clipboard with the context menu, the CTRL+C keyboard shortcut or API.

We rely on DevExpress WPF controls to build the user interface of our commercial application (nQuery). We appreciate the quality and look and feel of these controls, the quality of the documentation and the excellent technical support. David Lemoine / Lead Developer, Statsols
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WPF Themes and App Skins

The DevExpress WPF Subscription ships with over 50 custom designed and highly polished themes for your next WPF application. You can use each of these themes easily, without modification or manipulate them using our free WPF Theme Designer application. Learn more about theme designer

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Deliver elegant, touch-enabled WPF applications using the platform you know and love. The WPF Subscription helps you leverage your current investments and address customer needs via a comprehensive range of WPF controls that support touch on both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Sec 508 and Accessibility

The DevExpress WPF Subscription makes it easy to create WPF applications that meet government regulations regarding web accessibility. Sec 508 and Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 support is available for key DevExpress WPF controls. Learn more about accessibility

Straightforward Localization

All DevExpress WPF controls can be easily localized using satellite resource assemblies. DevExpress delivers satellite assemblies for a large variety of languages and cultures. To make it easy to get started, resource files for four cultures are included to our installation: German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. If you need to modify our shipping resources or create satellite assemblies for a different language, simply use our Online Localization Service, a free tool for our active WPF subscribers. Online Localization Service

MVVM Support

DevExpress WPF Controls have been engineered to support the Model-View-ViewModel development pattern. Controls such as the DevExpress WPF Grid provide the same level of MVVM support as the standard Microsoft Data Grid along with additional features not available from Microsoft. DevExpress controls allow you to generate columns based on data and customize them using WPF styles without limitations. Learn more about MVVM support

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Supported Frameworks
.NET Core 3+
.NET 6
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.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.0+
.NET Framework 3.5
Supported IDE
Visual Studio 2022
Visual Studio 2019
Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2015
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