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Syncfusion .NET Word library

The Syncfusion .NET Word library (Essential DocIO) is a feature-rich and high-performance .NET Word library that is used to create, read, and edit Word documents programmatically without Microsoft Office dependencies.

.NET Word Library

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Key Features

  • Support to create Word document from scratch.
  • Support to open (read), modify and save existing Word documents.
  • Advanced Mail merge support with different data sources.
  • Ability to create or edit Word 97-2003 and later version documents (DOCX), and convert them to commonly used file formats such as RTF, WordML, TXT, HTML and vice versa.
  • Ability to export a Word document as a PDF file.
  • Ability to create and manipulate charts, Shapes, and Group shape in DOCX and WordML format documents.
  • Ability to read and write Built-In and Custom Document Properties.
  • Ability to find and replace text with its original formatting.
  • Ability to insert Bookmarks and navigate corresponding bookmarks to insert, replace, and delete content.
  • Support to insert and edit the form fields.
  • Support to protect the document to restrict access to the elements present within the document.
  • Ability to encrypt and decrypt Word documents.
  • Support to insert and extract OLE objects.
  • Support to run the DocIO applications in multi-thread and its thread safe.

System Requirements

Getting Started

You can fetch the Syncfusion .NET Word library NuGet by simply running the command Install-Package Syncfusion.DocIO.NET from the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio.

Try the following code example to create a Word document.

using System.IO;
using Syncfusion.DocIO;
using Syncfusion.DocIO.DLS;

//Creates a new instance of WordDocument (Empty Word Document).
using (WordDocument document = new WordDocument())
    //Adds a section and a paragraph to the document.
    //Appends text to the last paragraph of the document.
    document.LastParagraph.AppendText("Hello World");
    //Creates an instance of memory stream.
    using (MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream())
        //Saves the Word document to memory stream.
        document.Save(stream, FormatType.Docx);

For more information to get started, refer to our Getting Started Documentation page.


This is a commercial product and requires a paid license for possession or use. Syncfusion’s licensed software, including this component, is subject to the terms and conditions of Syncfusion's EULA. You can purchase a license here or start a free 30-day trial here.

About Syncfusion

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Syncfusion has more than 27,000+ customers and more than 1 million users, including large financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and global IT consultancies.

Today, we provide 1700+ components and frameworks for web (Blazor, Flutter, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET WebForms, JavaScript, Angular, React, Vue, and jQuery), mobile (.NET MAUI (Preview), Flutter, Xamarin, UWP, and JavaScript), and desktop development (WinForms, WPF, WinUI, .NET MAUI (Preview), Flutter, Xamarin and UWP). We provide ready-to-deploy enterprise software for dashboards, reports, data integration, and big data processing. Many customers have saved millions in licensing fees by deploying our software. | | Toll Free: 1-888-9 DOTNET

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Syncfusion Word library is feature-rich and high-performance .NET Word library that allows you to create, manipulate and convert Word documents (DOC, DOT, DOCM, DOTM, DOCX, DOTX, RTF, and WordML), TXT, and HTML files.

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