PDFBox in .NET

PDFBox.NET 1.7.0
.NET version of PDFBox library version 1.7.0. The download includes a compiled pdfbox.dll and all IKVM.NET dependencies.
PDFBox.NET 1.8.4
.NET version of PDFBox library version 1.8.4. The download includes a compiled pdfbox.dll and all IKVM.NET dependencies.
PDFBox in .NET Performance
Calling the PDFBox through IKVM.NET brings a performance penalty. While the Java version of PDFBox parses a sample PDF file in 3 seconds it takes 10 seconds with PDFBox.NET.
Parsing PDF Files using iTextSharp (C#, .NET)
How to extract text from PDF files using iTextSharp library. Sample Visual Studio 2010 project included (C#).
PDFBox.NET is a .NET port of PDFBBox created using IKVM.NET. The latest version (1.8.7) is available for download.
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PDFBox is a powerful Java library for handling PDF files, hosted at Apache Software Foundation.

  • PDFBox for .NET is a .NET port of PDFBox created using IKVM.NET library.
  • PDFBox site has instructions for compiling PDFBox to a .NET assembly.

The pre-compiled binaries are available for download (including all IKVM.NET dependencies).

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