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Components for PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) documents creation and manipulation.

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ExpertPDF

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Categories: PDF

Author: Outside Software

Latest version: 2.1
Added 2007-03-26Updated 2007-10-26

Library that converts HTML pages to PDF.

Features include:
- Directly convert an URL to a PDF file
- Convert an HTML string to PDF
- Convert to PDF from a file saved on disk
- Get the PDF byte stream
- Set the text and appearance of the PDF header and footer
- Set page number options
- Set PDF compression level
- Set PDF page type
- Dynamically append an existing PDF file to the newly exported PDF file/stream
- Show/hide and customize headers/footers; Set page margins; Change page orientation

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PDF.NET PDFLib

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Categories: PDF

Author: Shafqat

Latest version: 0.25
Added 2003-06-30

Object model for writing PDF files.
XObject images are not implemented yet.

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Siberix Report Writer

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Categories: PDF

Author: Siberix Technologies

Latest version: 9.4
Added 2009-09-03

Create PDF and XPS documents dynamically with API calls or from XML.

Features include:
- Multiple sections with individual formatting
- Headers, Footers, Decorations and Watermarks
- Automatic page flow
- Page numbering and Page breaks
- Hyperlinks and Bookmarks
- Grids, Lists, Trees, Groups and Flows
- Site containers to place elements by absolute positions
- Text formatting
- Images and Shapes
- Direct canvas drawing
- Callback interface to merge XML patterns with API calls

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Apoc XSL-FO

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Categories: PDF

Author: Chive Software

Latest version: 2.0.1607.26916
Added 2003-10-28

Renders XSL-FO XML documents directly to PDF. Based on the Apache FOP project.

Features include:
- Supports TrueType and TrueType-flavoured OpenType fonts
- Font embedding, for portable documents
- Font subsetting, to ensure PDF document sizes are kept to a minimum
- PDF compression
- PDF encryption and protection mechanisms
- Single assembly

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iTextSharp

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Categories: PDF

Author: Gerald Henson

Latest version: 3.1.7
Added 2003-11-20Updated 2006-06-08

iText# is a library that allows you to generate PDF files on the fly.
Port of the iText open source java library written entirely in C# for the .NET platform.

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Aspose.Pdf.Kit for .NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: Aspose

Latest version: 2.3.2.0
Added 2007-02-06

Library for editing existing PDF documents.

Features include:
- Support for XFA
- Concatenating many PDF files into one
- Font style
- Modifying AcroForm
- Extracting and adding images and text
- Getting and modifying meta information
- Encrypting or decrypting a PDF file
- Adding watermark or logo
- Appending pages
- Converting PDF file to a single Tiff file

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PDF Meld

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Categories: PDF

Author: FyTek

Latest version: 4.3
Added 2004-03-19

Allows you to manipulate pages from existing PDF files.
Combine PDFs by creating one PDF out of several. Use one PDF as a background for another. Crop page sections out for new pages, place two pages side-by-side on a single sheet.

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Aspose.Pdf for .NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: Aspose

Latest version: 3.3.2.0
Added 2003-06-10Updated 2007-02-06

Library for writing PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat.

Features include:
- Create PDF documents that support compression, texts, tables, graphs, images, hyperlinks, security and custom fonts without using Adobe Acrobat.
- Create PDF documents via XML, API or combined XML and API.
- Create PDF documents for Windows Forms applications and Web Forms applications.
- Convert an existing XML file/document using an XSL file/document to a new PDF document or a PDF file stream.
- Converting an existing XSL-FO file/stream/document to a new PDF document or a PDF file stream.

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PDF Forms

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Author: FyTek

Latest version: 3.1
Added 2004-03-19

Allows you to create invoices, statements or any type of form where you have a background and text to overlay. Take a jpeg image or an existing PDF and combine with your data to quickly create a new PDF. You now have a searchable document, one you can email or display on the web and backup electronically. The process is similar to printing from a line printer on a pre-printed form except the end result is a more versital PDF.

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PDFsharp

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Categories: PDF

Latest version: 0.8.494 Beta 3
Added 2006-06-08

Library for creating and modifying PDF documents programmatically.
PDFsharp defines classes for the objects found in PDF files, so you never have to deal with IDs or references directly.

Features include:
- Creates PDF documents on the fly
- The same drawing routines and source code can be used to create PDF documents, draw on the screen, or send output to a printer
- Modify, merge, and split existing PDF files
- Images with transparency (color mask, monochrome mask, alpha mask)
- Written entirely in C#

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ComponentOne PDF for .NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: ComponentOne

Latest version: 2006 v2
Added 2004-03-03Updated 2006-07-18

Lets you create Adobe PDF documents from your applications.

The commands provided for adding content to documents are similar to the ones available in the .NET Graphics class. If you know how to display text and graphics in .NET Graphics, then you can use ComponentOne PDF for .NET.
Features included in the PDF specification that are supported include: Security, Compression, Outlining, Hyperlinking, Attachments.

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Advanced Data Export

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Categories: PDF, Reporting

Author: EMS

Latest version: 1.3.7.0
Added 2006-12-14

Component suite (for Borland Delphi and .NET) that allows saving data in several data formats.

Features include:
- Formats: Access, Excel, Word, RTF, HTML, XML, PDF, TXT, DBF, CSV, SYLK, DIF, LaTeX, SQL and Windows Clipboard
- A wizard allows end-users to export data
- Export options for each data format
- 100% native C# or Delphi code
- Setting the user formats for each field separately
- Multi-language support
- Support for Visual Studio 2003/2005, Borland Delphi 5-7, 2005, 2006, C++ Builder 5, 6

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DynamicPDF Merger.NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: ceTe

Latest version: 1.0.3
Added 2004-02-20

Used for merging and adding new content to existing PDF documents.
Features include: PDF merging, stamping, appending, form filling and page placing, rotating and scaling.

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Text2PDF

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Categories: PDF

Author: FyTek

Latest version: 3.1
Added 2004-03-19

Convert plain text to PDF.
You can also include HTML-like tags to add in images, change font size or color, underline and highlight text, and more. Also supports Chinese Simplified, Japanese and Korean fonts (must have the appropriate Asian font pack from Adobe installed in order to view). In addition, codepage 1250 (Windows Central European) and 1251 (Windows Cyrillic) may be used when embedding fonts containing those codepages.

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PDFTextStream for .NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: Snowtide Informatics Systems

Latest version: 2.0.2
Added 2007-01-23

Extracts text and metadata contained in any type of PDF file.

Features include:
- Supports Unicode
- PDF document metadata access
- Page-level object model
- Interactive form data extraction
- PDF bookmark (document outline) access
- PDF annotation access
- PDF to HTML exporter
- Built-in PDF merge utility

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XMLPDF

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Categories: PDF

Author: Visual Programming Limited

Latest version: 3.8.2
Added 2003-06-09

Create PDF files using XML document templates.
Supports SVG.

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sharpPDF

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Categories: PDF

Author: Andrea Canegrati

Latest version: 2.0 Beta 2
Added 2010-09-25

Library that generates PDFs on the fly.
sharpPDF allows you to save PDF files or to get binary streams in output.

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TallPDF.NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: TallComponents

Latest version: 2.0.15
Added 2003-11-20Updated 2004-02-11

Allows to create documents either programmatically or from XML.
Central to TallPDF.NET is an object model consisting of classes like Document, Section, Paragraph, Table, Footer, etc.

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Xml2PDF Server

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Categories: PDF

Author: Altsoft

Latest version: 2009
Added 2006-02-01Updated 2009-05-16

Formatting engine for converting various page layout formats into print-ready documents.

Features include:
- Source formats: XSL-FO, SVG, XHTML, HTML, Microsoft Word (DocX and older WordML and Doc)
- Output formats: PDF (with PDF/A and PDF/X support), XPS , SVG and raster graphics (TIFF, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WMF)
- Merging of several documents
- Compression, encryption and digital signatures in generated PDF and XPS
- Resulting document interactivity
- Color management, font embedding and subsetting
- Arabian, Chinese and Japanese fonts support

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PDF Image Stream

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Categories: PDF

Author: FyTek

Latest version: 1.3
Added 2004-03-19

Library to convert an image or group of images to PDF.
Jpeg images are supported for the free version and bitmap, jpeg, gif, png and tif (single or multi-page) for the commercial version.
Each image occupies its own page in the PDF. The image is centered on the page by default and not scaled unless it is larger than the page size. You may chose to size the page to image size or vice-versa.

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PdfCreator

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Categories: PDF

Author: Serdar Dirican

.NET component library to create PDF documents visually.
You can design PDF documents in the Visual Studio IDE.

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Spire.DataExport

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Categories: PDF, Reporting

Author: E-IceBlue

Latest version: 1.2
Added 2006-07-07

Component suite for data export.

Features include:
- Export data using a SQL command, a ListView or DataTable components
- Supported formats: Excel, Word, HTML, XML, PDF, Access, DBF, SQL Script, SYLK, DIF, CSV, MS Clipboard
- Multi-language support

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DynamicPDF Generator.NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: ceTe

Latest version: 1.6.3
Added 2003-06-09Updated 2004-02-20

Assembly used for the generation of PDF documents based on dynamic data. PDF documents can be generated straight to a file, Web Form or any Stream object.

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PDFKit.NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: TallComponents

Latest version: 1.0.28.3
Added 2004-02-11

Allows you to split, append, stamp, encrypt PDF documents and fill PDF forms.
Central to TallPDF.NET is an object model consisting of classes like Pages, Page, Overlay, Underlay, Shapes and Fields.

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pdfTron PDF.Net

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Categories: PDF

Author: pdfTron

Library that allows to write applications that can read, write, and edit PDF documents.

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PDF4NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: O2 Solutions

Latest version: 2.6
Added 2005-03-16

Library for working with PDF files.

Main features:
- PDF creation using GDI+ like interface: basic drawing primitives, text, Unicode fonts, images, transparency, EMF2PDF, TIFF2PDF, hyperlinks, annotations, encryption, Compact Framework supported.
- PDF editing: merge, split, encrypt/decrypt PDF files, page imposition.
- PDF form fill: textboxes, chechboxes, radiobuttons, dropdownlists, listboxes.
- Encrypted forms are supported.
- 100% managed.

The library is licensed per developer and can be redistributed royalty free, both for desktop and server applications.

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PDF Report Writer

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Categories: PDF, Reporting

Author: FyTek

Latest version: 3.2
Added 2004-03-19

Allows you to create reports with headers and/or footers as well as text and tables that flow across pages.
This product features XML tags and many popular HTML tags (like TABLE, TR, and TD) to create PDF reports.

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PDF Duo .Net

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Categories: PDF

Author: DuoDimension Software

Latest version: 2.2
Added 2009-09-01

Convert HTML to PDF using an ASP.NET component.

Features include:
- Convert HTML to PDF as a file or as a stream
- Conversion directions: HTML / HTMLX to PDF, ASP / ASPX to PDF, URL Address to PDF, TXT to PDF
- from File, URL, Stream or String to File, Stream, Byte array or String
- HTML file can include formatting styles CSS
- PDF compression
- 100% managed code

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PDFtoolkit ActiveX/.NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: Gnostice Information Technologies

Latest version: 1.0
Added 2004-06-07

PDF document management and PDF eForms processing component set for ActiveX and .NET compliant development platforms.
PDFtoolkit supports filling and reading of PDF forms, compressing, securing, appending and merging of multiple PDF documents, stamping, setting bookmarks, and many more functions that can be performed on PDF documents.

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ABCpdf .NET

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Categories: PDF

Author: WebSupergoo

Component to dynamically create Adobe PDF documents on the fly.

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