UWP PDF Viewer (SfPdfViewer) Overview

8 Dec 20231 minute to read

The PDF viewer for Universal Windows Platform is a native control for viewing and printing PDF documents. The control internally makes use of the Windows rendering engine (Windows.Data.Pdf) for rendering the pages of the PDF document.

Key features

  • Open, view and print the PDF documents.
  • Perform text selection and text search in the PDF document.
  • Zoom tools and view modes for better viewing experience.
  • App bar can be completely customized using the API bindings.
  • Navigate to the pages instantly.
  • Navigate to bookmarks already present in a PDF document.
  • Navigate to the topic or position by tapping the document link annotation of the topics in the table of contents in a PDF document.
  • Detects hyperlinks, and tapping on the hyperlink will open the URL in a browser.
  • Review and annotate a PDF document using various annotations, such as highlight, underline, strikethrough, line, rectangle, ellipse, ink, custom stamp, sticky note, free text, and free text callout.
  • Add and modify the existing form field content in a PDF document.
  • All static text within the PDF Viewer can be localized to any supported language.