"After implementing and using GroupDocs Viewer for .NET in the project it looks to be working very well. I have tested with a lot of documents and so far so good. Everything I've thrown at it renders nicely and looks just as good as it would in a PDF viewer or MS Word."

Mats Oustad

Senior Consultant/Partner
at Novanet AS

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Documents and Image Viewer API for .NET Applications

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET is a powerful documents viewer API for rendering over 50 documents and image formats within your .NET applications. It rasterize documents and images both, renders text and converts them to SVG+HTML+CSS – offering a high fidelity true-text, native document rendering.

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

Supported Document and Image Formats

Using native .NET document viewer API – programmers can use set of predefined options for rendering documents as HTML or Image formats for whole document, page by page or custom range of pages within their ASP.NET, C# and .NET applications. The supported formats for documents viewing are mentioned below:

Document Viewer
  • Excel Document Formats: XLS, XLSX, XLSM, XLSB
  • Word Document Formats: DOC, DOCM, DOCX, DOT, DOTX, DOTM
  • Presentation Document Formats: PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX
  • PDF Document Formats: PDF
  • Image File Formats: TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
  • Microsoft Project Formats: MPT, MPP
  • Microsoft Visio Formats: VSD, VDX, VSDX, VSS, VSX, VST, VTX, VSDX, VDW
  • Outlook Email File Formats: MSG, EML, EMLX
  • OpenDocument Formats: ODT, OTT, ODS, ODP
  • Rich Text Format: RTF
  • Plain Text Format: TXT
  • Comma-Separated Values: CSV
  • HyperText Markup Language: HTML, MHT, MHTML
  • Extensible Markup Language: XML
  • XML Paper Specification: XPS
  • AutoCAD Drawing Formats: DXF, DWG
  • Electronic Publication: EPUB
  • Windows Icon: ICO

Supported Operating Systems and Frameworks

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET supports Mono and .NET frameworks including all x64 and x86 bit operating systems as shared below.

Document Viewer
  • Microsoft Windows desktop and server operating systems
  • Windows Azure
  • Linux (Ubuntu, openSUSE, CentOS and others)
Online Doc Viewer Installation and Usage

Viewer API Installation and Usage

Viewer API files can be installed/downloaded directly as:

  • Zip Archive
  • MSI Package
  • NuGet

Once the API package is installed using any of the three sources – just add reference of GroupDocs.Viewer.dll file and you are ready to render and display documents in over 50 formats.

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Take advantage of our document viewer API to display documents within your ASP.NET or desktop applications. Native document rendering without a virtual printer driver or using an OpenOffice connector - try it now for free: