.NET port of the iText library

README.md

iTextSharp consists of several dlls.

The main iTextSharp release contains:

  • itextsharp.dll: the core library
  • itextsharp.xtra.dll: extra functionality (PDF 2!)
  • itextsharp.pdfa.dll: PDF/A-related functionality
  • itextsharp.xmlworker.dll: XML (and HTML) functionality

This project is hosted on https://github.com/itext

You can find the latest release here:

You can also build iText from source.

We also have a (Java) tool that can help you debug PDFs:

If you have an idea on how to improve iText and you want to submit code, please read our Contribution Guidelines.

iText is licensed as AGPL software.

AGPL is a free / open source software license.

This doesn't mean the software is gratis!

Buying a license is mandatory as soon as you develop commercial activities distributing the iText software inside your product or deploying it on a network without disclosing the source code of your own applications under the AGPL license. These activities include:

  • offering paid services to customers as an ASP
  • serving PDFs on the fly in the cloud or in a web application
  • shipping iText with a closed source product

Contact sales for more info: http://itextpdf.com/sales