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  • GcPdf is a collection of .NET Standard 2.0 class libraries written in C#. It provides an API that allows to create PDF documents from scratch and to load, analyze and modify existing files.
  • GcPdf's object model closely follows the Adobe PDF spec, and strives to provide direct access to the PDF features.
  • GcPdf includes a powerful platform-independent font processing and text layout engine, and some other high-level features that make creating PDFs easy and convenient.
  • GcPdf works on all platforms supported by .NET Standard, including .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, .NET Framework etc.

Quick Start

This code will create a "Hello, World!" PDF:

using GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf;
using GrapeCity.Documents.Text;
var pdf = new GcPdfDocument();
var page = pdf.Pages.Add();
page.Graphics.DrawString("Hello, World!", new TextFormat(), new PointF(72, 72));

Code Samples

The online GcPdf Sample Browser at: demonstrates many of the available features in action, showing various sample PDFs and the code that generated them.
All samples can be downloaded as standalone .NET Core command line app Visual Studio projects with full source code. New samples are added regularly, so check back often. The Sample Browser's About page includes an overview of the GcPdf's object model. There is also a link to the full API Reference.

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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GrapeCity Documents for Excel is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires no dependencies on Excel. With full .NET Standard 2.0 support, you can generate, load, modify, and convert spreadsheets in .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono, and Xamarin. Apps using this spreadsheet API can be deployed to cloud, Windows, Mac, or Linux. Its powerful calculation engine and breadth of features means you’ll never have to compromise design or requirements. We model our interface-based API on Excel's document object model. This means that you can import, calculate, query, generate, and export any spreadsheet scenario. Using GcExcel, you can create full reports, sorted and filtered tables, sorted and filtered pivot tables, dashboard reports, add charts, sparklines, conditional formats, import and export Excel templates and also convert spreadsheets to PDF. The online Documents for Excel sample browser is available at


ActiveReports PDF export library


GrapeCity ActiveReports is a set of assemblies that enable you to create, render, print, and export reports in a .NET or .NET Core application. This package includes assemblies needed to export ActiveReports files. The available exports include, among others, PDF, Excel, Doc/DocX, HTML, JSON, CSV, XML and image.


GrapeCity ActiveReports is a set of assemblies that enable you to create, render, print, and export reports in a .NET or .NET Core application. This package includes internal assemblies needed to display reports in report viewers.


ActiveReports RDF document PDF rendering implementation

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This beta will expire on Oct 31, 2018.