pdf links

PDF Rendering
Convert PDF to Image (.NET)
Convert PDF to image on Android (Xamarin)
Convert PDF to image on iOS (Xamarin)
Convert PDF to image in Windows Store apps (.NET)
Convert PDF to image in Windows Phone apps (.NET)
PDF to image in Universal Windows Store apps (.NET)
Free PDF Viewer control for Windows Forms (.NET)
How to integrate PDF Viewer control in WPF app (.NET)
Creating WPF PDF Viewer supporting bookmarks (.NET)
Cross-platform PDF Viewer using GTK# (MONO)
Silverlight PDF viewer control (Silverlight 5)
Multithreaded PDF rendering (.NET)
Convert pdf to image in Silverlight app (C# sample)
How to set fallback fonts for PDF rendering (C#)
Avoiding the out-of-memory exception on rendering (C#)
PDF viewer single page application (WebAPI, AngularJS)
PDF viewer control for Windows 10 universal applications
Use custom ICC profile for CMYK to RGB conversion
PDF layers - separate images, text, annotations, graphics

PDF Forms Creation PDF Security
Conversion to PDF/A
Other topics
PDF Document Manipulation PDF Content Generation
Fixed and Flow layout document API (.NET)
Creation of grids and tables in PDF (C# sample)
How to create interactive documents using Actions (C# sample)
Text flow effects in PDF (C# sample)
How to generate ordered and bulleted lists in PDF (C# sample)
Convert HTML to PDF using flow layout API (C# sample)
How to use custom fonts for PDF generation (.NET)
Create document with differently sized pages (C#)
Create PDF documents using MONO (C#/MONO/Windows/OSX)
How to use background images for content elements (C#/PDF Kit/FlowLayout)
Add transparent images to PDF document (C#)
Draw round rect borders in PDF documents(C#)
ICC color profiles and and ICC based colors in PDF (C#)
How to use bidirectional and right to left text in PDF (C#)
Create PDF documents from XML templates (C# sample)
How to resize PDF pages and use custom stamps (C#)
Add header and footer to PDF page (.NET sample)
How to use clipping mask for drawing on PDF page
Fill graphics path with gradient brushes in PDF (Shadings)
Apitron PDF Kit and Rasterizer engine settings
Add layers to PDF page (optional content, C# sample)
How to create free text annotation with custom appearance
PDF Content Extraction PDF Navigation
PDF to TIFF conversion
Contact us if you have a PDF related question and we'll cover it in our blog.


Free .NET PDF Viewer control for Windows Forms developers

The New Year is coming and Apitron has a present for you.

If you were looking for a .NET PDF viewer control then your search is now over, we released our Apitron PDF Controls suite and it includes everything you need to get PDF file displayed in Windows Forms application. Use any .NET language: C#, VB.NET etc and get this task done.
And it’s FREE.

It fully integrates with Apitron.PDF.Rasterizer and is compatible with its document and navigation API. Has complete integration with Visual Studio design-time environment and high quality PDF rendering.

See screenshots below demonstrating design-time and run-time aspects of the Apitron PDF Viewer control (sample code can be found in download package).

Visual Studio design-time integration

Running app with Apitron PDF Viewer control


The control now features text search support

PDF text search in action

Please note that Apitron PDF Viewer control is a free add-on to Apitron PDF Rasterizer for .NET which is used as a rendering engine. It has free support and free upgrades. Feel free to ask questions and contact our support with your requests, as always, we’ll be happy to help. 


  1. Can this tool be applied for web tool (ASP.NET MVC)?

  2. Hello Trung,
    sure Apitron PDF Rasterizer can be easily integrated into ASP.NET MVC application.

  3. Hello
    Is this tool totally free? Can I use it for my product ?

    1. Hi, the control is totally free and you can use it for your product.

  4. Hi,
    I want to implement features like pdf file merge/split, extract images in my application.if i use apitron pdf viewer component to view a pdf document in my application, is it possible to do the tasks i mentioned above?

    1. Hello Heran,
      sure, it's possible with Apitron PDF Kit for .NET component, see the links on top of the blog under PDF manipulation section.

  5. Hi,
    can Apitron PDF viewer display the document level attached files? (or at least indicate their presence?)

    1. Hello, in order to read and display document level attached files you can use our Apitron PDF Kit product + PDF Viewer control. See the FixedDocument.Attachments property.

  6. hello I'm using visual studio 2013. Making a program in VB and I can't find the file to include the form component in my toolbox. What am I doing wrong?

    1. Hello Jorge, you can add the control to the toolbox by right clicking on it and selecting "Choose Items...".

  7. Hi,
    is there some way I can interact with pdf ?

    1. yes sure, you can use Apitron PDF Kit for .NET component and do whatever you want with PDF.

  8. Can this Apitron pdf read pdf from byte / blob ?