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What platforms supports PDF4NET?
PDF4NET supports .NET 5/6/7, .NET Framework v4.x, .NET Core 2.x/3.x, .NET Standard 2.x, Windows Forms, ASP.NET, WPF, UWP, Xamarin.Mac, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android and .NET MAUI.
Can I convert PDF pages to images using PDF4NET?
PDF to image conversion is supported in PDF4NET.Render add-on library which is licensed separately from PDF4NET library.
Can I purchase only the PDF4NET.Render add-on library?
No, the PDF4NET.Render add-on library requires also a commercial license of PDF4NET library to be purchased.
How can I purchase the PDF4NET.Render add-on library?
The PDF4NET.Render add-on library can be purchased together with PDF4NET library or anytime later (see below).
I have an existing PDF4NET license, can I purchase the PDF4NET.Render add-on library?
Yes, if you have an active support subscription for the PDF4NET license. The support subscription for the PDF4NET.Render add-on library matches the support subscription of the PDF4NET library and does not extend it.
If you do not have an active PDF4NET support subscription, you have to renew the PDF4NET support subscription (or upgrade your license if not eligible for standard renewal) and then you can purchase the PDF4NET.Render add-on.
Is it possible to use PDF4NET library with Compact .NET Framework?
No, PDF4NET no longer supports .NET Compact Framework.
Are there any features in PDF4NET v5 that are not available in PDF4NET v10?
Yes, there are a couple of features that are not available yet in PDF4NET v10:
1. XFA forms - support for static XFA forms will be added at a later date;
2. DrawHTML* methods - support for basic HTML formatting has been dropped but it can be replaced by the new functionality available in PDFFormattedContent class.
Can PDF4NET rebuild all damaged PDF files?
At this moment the PDF4NET library can rebuild only PDF files with damaged xref sections. We plan to extend this feature to support other types of damaged PDF files.
Can I still use the library after my subscription expired?
Yes, you can. The subscription refers strictly to the period of time you get technical support and have free access to new releases of PDF4NET library. 90 days subscription means that you have free access to new releases (new versions) of the library for 90 days. A full year subscription means free access for a year to new releases. The renewal of the subscription is not mandatory, after the subscription expired, you can continue to use the library in development and royalty free deploy/distribute your applications for unlimited time. You just do not have free access to new versions of the library that were released after your subscription expired.
Can PDF4NET be used as a printer driver?
PDF4NET library can not be used as a printer driver for creating pdf files from Windows applications. It is a .NET class library used from any .NET language to create pdf files from code.
Can PDF4NET print existing pdf files to an installed printer?
PDF4NET library can not print existing pdf files to a printer, it can only create pdf files from code.

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