Open and Display PDFs in the Browser with HTML5

Use JavaScript to open PDFs from a number of input sources, including remote URLs, blobs, array buffers, local storage, Base64 data, and more. Opened PDFs can be rendered in the viewer, annotated, and edited. PSPDFKit for Web is fully compatible with HTML5.

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PSPDFKit SDKs are deployed in some of the world’s most popular applications, such as those made by Autodesk, Disney, DocuSign, Dropbox, IBM, and Lufthansa.

Key Capabilities

  • Local storage or remote URL — Open files that are stored anywhere

  • Input data types — Load from a blob, ArrayBuffer, or Base64

  • Secured PDFs — Open encrypted or password-protected files

  • Client-side — Open PDFs directly in the browser (no server needed)

  • Extendable — Add annotation, signing, editing, forms, and more

Guides for Opening a Document

Open from a Remote URL
How to open a PDF document from a remote URL

Open from a Blob
How to open a PDF document from a blob

Open from an ArrayBuffer
How to open a PDF document from an ArrayBuffer

Open from Local Storage
How to open a PDF document from local storage

Open from Base64 Data
How to open a PDF document from Base64 data

Open from Document Engine
How to open a PDF document from Document Engine

Open from SharePoint Online
How to open a PDF document from SharePoint Online

Open from SharePoint On-Premises
How to open a PDF document from SharePoint On-Premises

Open from Microsoft Teams
How to open a PDF document from Microsoft Teams

Open from Microsoft OneDrive
How to open a PDF document from Microsoft OneDrive

Open Password-Protected PDFs
How to transparently open password-protected PDFs

Open HTTP Authenticated PDFs
How to transparently open PDFs protected by HTTP authentication

Open Encrypted PDFs
How to decrypt a PDF that uses custom encryption

Open on a Specific Page
How to open a PDF and show a specific page after loading

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