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WinForms PDF Viewer

  • The Telerik PdfViewer enables you to easily load and display PDF documents natively in your app without using any third-party tools except Telerik’s WinForms toolbox.
  • Part of the Telerik UI for WinForms suite with 140+ high DPI support controls designed to make development of complex, high-performance applications for desktop and tablets easy.  
  • The WinForms UI suite comes with flexible architecture allowing endless customizations, testing solutions, document processing libraries, extensive product documentation and demos as well as industry-leading support. 

  • Overview

    RadPdfViewer enables you to easily load and display PDF documents natively in your app without using any third-party tools except Telerik’s WinForms toolbox. Some of the highlights among the list of features include page navigation, zoom, pan, text search and annotations. Thanks to its built-in UI virtualization, RadPdfViewer delivers a performant solution in every scenario. This component would serve as a nice addition to your Content Management System and/or Reporting applications.
  • Native PDF Viewer

    Load PDF documents right within your Windows Forms application without the need for an external viewer.
    Telerik UI for WinForms - PDF Viewer - Overview Image
  • PDF Files Manipulation

    The complete list of supported features include:
    • Open PDF document from file or stream
    • Pan
    • Zoom
    • Selection
    • Annotations
    • Copy to clipboard
    • Find
    • Keyboard navigation
    • Navigation toolbar
    • Context menu
    UI for WinForms PDF Viewer Pan and Selection
  • Easy Navigation

    RadPdfViewer for WinForms provides the option to display the pdf pages as thumbnails for an even easier navigation.

    WinForms - Thumbnails
  • Support for editable Forms and Form Filling

    This functionality enables displaying and editing PDF documents containing forms and form fields within your WinForms desktop application. This allows users to edit fields in PDF documents such as templates and applications in a formalized manner.
    Telerik UI for WPF RadPDFViewer forms
  • Support for Document Signing

    On top of the signature display and verification function you have the ability to also sign PDF documents in the PDFViewer. Users will be able to display, verify and sign PDF documents in their WinFormsapps.
    Telerik UI for WPF PdfViewer Document Signing Image
  • Digital Signature Support

    Security is a crucial factor for businesses, enterprises and governments alike. With the new digital signature support for RadPDFViewer for Telerik UI for WinForms, you will be able to both display and verify documents within your application and make sure that it has not been tampered with during the process. 

    Additionally, through RadPDFProcessing users can now sign documents with a digital signatures and verify them.
    Telerik UI for WinForms Digital_Signature Support Image
  • Support for encrypted documents

    The PDFViewer control provides support for previewing documents encrypted with Encryption Algorithm 4 (RC4 or AES-128).

    Telerik UI for WPF Encryption Algorithm 4 PDFViewer Large Image
  • Built-in Virtualization

    Enjoy low memory use and fast, responsive performance because visual elements are only created when visible. The Telerik PDF Viewer for WinForms utilizes virtualization and supports load on-demand mode in order to guarantee stable performance with larger documents.
  • Printing Support with Watermarks

    RadPdfViewer supports the printing functionality you are used to, exposing the same set of features and dialogs that you have at hand when printing RadGridView and RadScheduler.
    UI for WinForms PDF Viewer Printing
  • Experience PDF Browsing

    RadPdfViewerNavigator enhances the PDF browsing experience by providing an easy way to:
    • Load a PDF document from file
    • Print a PDF document
    • Zoom In/Out (by percent)
    • Scroll Up/Down by a page
    • Search
    • Switch between Pan Scrolling and TextSelection
    • Switching between different fit full width and fit full page view modes
    UI for WinForms PDF Viewer Browsing
  • Variety of Page View Modes

    RadPdfViewer supports three view modes to better present the displayed content:

    • The default mode uses specified zoom level to display the page and scrolls pages continuously
    • FitFullPage displays a single fully visible page at a time and scrolls one page at a time
    • FitFullWidth stretches the page to the control width and scrolls pages continuously
    UI for WinForms PDF Viewer View Modes
  • Bookmarks Support

    Enable the end-users of your application to easily navigate through the a specific part(s) of a PDF document, while in the same time having a table-of-contents like navigation of the file to display any bookmarks that were previously created in the document.
  • Appearance

    The control is shipped with a rich set of themes that allow you to easily build slick interfaces with the look-and-feel of some of the latest Windows and Office versions. The themes can be easily switched using a single property.

    Our framework also features support for custom themes, which can be built from scratch to fit your exact visual demands by using the Visual Style Builder productivity tool.

  • Localization Support

    Business globalization requires multi-lingual applications. RadPdfViewer supports full localization of its strings. See Localization and Right-to-Left Support for the full list of Telerik UI for WinForms controls supporting RTL and localization.
  • Support for Documents with Invalid Cross-Reference Table Start Index

    The Telerik UI for WinForms PdfViewer supports documents with invalid cross-reference table start index since R3 2021. As there is software that doesn’t always generate perfectly compliant PDF files, Telerik UI for WinForms is now suitable for handling such files within your application.  

    Telerik UI for WinForms PdfViewer documentation

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