PDFBox in .NET

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#).
How to Convert PDF to Text in .NET (C#)
How to extract plain text from PDF file using PDFBox.NET library. Sample Visual Studio project download (C#).
How to Convert PDF to Text in .NET (VB)
How to extract plain text from PDF file using PDFBox.NET library. Sample Visual Studio project download (VB).
PDFBox.NET is a .NET port of PDFBBox created using IKVM.NET. The latest version (1.8.4) 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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