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iText 7 for .NET is the .NET version of the iText 7 library, formerly known as iTextSharp, which it replaces. iText 7 represents the next level of SDKs for developers that want to take advantage of the benefits PDF can bring. Equipped with a better document engine, high and low-level programming capabilities and the ability to create, edit and enhance PDF documents, iText 7 can be a boon to nearly every workflow.

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iText 7 Community for .NET (former iTextSharp) consists of several dlls.

The iText 7 Core/Community release contains:

  • kernel.dll
    : low-level functionality
  • io.dll
    : low-level functionality
  • layout.dll
    : high-level functionality
  • forms.dll
    : AcroForms
  • pdfa.dll
    : PDF/A-specific functionality
  • pdftest.dll
    : test helper classes
  • barcode.dll
    : use this if you want to create bar codes
  • hyph.dll
    : use this if you want text to be hyphenated
  • font-asian.dll
    : use this is you need CJK functionality (Chinese / Japanese / Korean)
  • sign.dll
    : use this if you need support for digital signatures
  • styled-xml-parser.dll
    : use this if you need support for SVG or html2pdf
  • svg.dll
    : SVG support

The iText 7 Community source code is hosted on Github, where you can also download the latest releases.

We strongly recommend that you use NuGet to add *iText 7 Community** to your project:*

Install-Package itext7

You can also build iText 7 Community from source.

We also provide opensource add-ons and tools to complement the core functionality: - pdfHTML — allows you to easily convert HTML to PDF or iText objects - pdfSweep — a highly efficient PDF tool to merge, split and redact data - RUPS — a Java tool that can help you debug PDFs

If you have an idea on how to improve iText 7 Community and you want to submit code, please read our Contribution Guidelines.

iText 7 is dual licensed as AGPL/Commercial software.

AGPL is a free / open source software license.

This doesn't mean the software is gratis!

Buying a license is mandatory as soon as you develop commercial activities distributing the iText software inside your product or deploying it on a network without disclosing the source code of your own applications under the AGPL license. These activities include:

  • offering paid services to customers as an ASP
  • serving PDFs on the fly in the cloud or in a web application
  • shipping iText with a closed source product

Contact sales for more info.

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