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Is there any way to view PDF files in a Winforms tool? I’ve seen solutions such as converting the pdf file into images and showing them in an picture box.
However, I am asking whether i can view the file as PDF. Is there any tool from adobe or from Microsoft that supports this? This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:”Questions asking us to recommend or find a book, tool, software library, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-topic for Stack Overflow as they tend to attract opinionated answers and spam.
Instead, describe the problem and what has been done so far to solve it. Martijn Pieters If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question. This was answered in an WPF question so I don’t know if it works, but it is for winforms stackoverflow.
So, you will need a native . NET control to display the PDF.
Gnostice has a PDF viewer control for . NET in the PDFOne component suite. Disclaimer: I work for this company.
I am trying the same thing but the application doesn’t open it inside control rather it launces the third party PDF viewer application to show the pdf. Displaying a pdf file from Winform. Web Browser control might work. Just for viewing the IE browser control should work just fine.