GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPdf) is a cross-platform library that allows to create, analyze, and modify PDF documents.
Its object model closely follows the Adobe PDF specification, and is designed to provide direct access to features of the PDF format.
In addition, Documents for PDF includes a powerful and platform-independent font handling and text layout engine and other high-level features that make PDF document creation easy and convenient.
HTML content can be rendered using the optional GcHtml library (GrapeCity.Documents.Html).
GcPdf is compatible with .NET 5.0, .NET Core 3.x and 2.x, .NET Standard 2.x, .NET Framework 4.6.1 or higher. All features are fully supported on Windows, macOS and Linux.
The online Documents for PDF sample browser is available at

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Install-Package GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf -Version
dotnet add package GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf --version
<PackageReference Include="GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf --version
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#r "nuget: GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf&version=

// Install GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf&version=
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Release Notes

# Changes since version

## Fixed
- Vertical text is displaced when exporting PDFs to images. (DOC-3251)
- Improved handling of incorrectly structured AcroForms. (DOC-3184)
- ArgumentException when exporting PDF data to XFDF or XML. (DOC-3187)
- Fixed several issues related to JPEG 2000 and other images in PDFs. (DOC-1624, DOC-1956, DOC-2094, DOC-2095)

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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.
This is a cross-platform library providing document layout services to GrapeCity.Documents.Word (GcWord). Adding a reference to this library to a project that uses GcWord will provide GcWordDocument.SaveAsPdf() extension methods, which will allow to export Word documents to PDF. This library does not depend on MS Office or any third-party libraries, and works on all platforms that support .NET Standard 2.0. The online Documents for Word sample browser that uses GrapeCity.Documents.Layout to generate PDFs from Word documents is available at

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 732 7/6/2021 1,280 6/16/2021 1,152 5/19/2021 1,249 4/27/2021 1,375 4/1/2021 3,926 2/24/2021 1,811 1/26/2021 606 1/8/2021 5,718 12/8/2020 1,785 11/19/2020 8,868 12/30/2020 1,721 12/4/2020 5,081 10/29/2020 3,192 9/29/2020 3,378 9/7/2020 329 9/4/2020 14,838 8/11/2020 4,378 7/20/2020 8,477 7/3/2020 2,352 6/18/2020 2,413 6/2/2020 3,114 5/7/2020 3,197 4/22/2020 4,553 4/9/2020 5,022 3/5/2020 6,658 1/13/2020 967 1/3/2020 2,629 12/8/2019 6,363 11/14/2019 2,715 10/24/2019 4,388 2/4/2020 7,429 11/7/2019 342 11/6/2019 715 10/12/2019 2,260 9/20/2019 3,596 8/21/2019 1,043 8/5/2019 3,209 7/11/2019 2,155 6/9/2019 1,146 4/24/2019 1,497 3/25/2019 575 3/12/2019 1,504 3/1/2019 1,201 1/25/2019 716 12/18/2018 3,707 12/5/2018 616 11/21/2018 740 11/13/2018 830 10/24/2018 988 9/28/2018 2,662 5/15/2018 1,536 5/1/2018 1,007 3/12/2018 568 2/24/2018 573 2/9/2018