Open PDF Files in UWP

Open PDFs from a number of input sources, including a StorageFile, URI, IBuffer, and custom data providers. Opened PDFs can be rendered in the viewer, annotated, and edited.

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

Key Capabilities

  • StorageFile or Uri – Open files that are stored anywhere

  • Input data types – Load from IBuffer or custom data providers

  • Secured PDFs – Open password-protected files

  • Extendable – Add annotation, signing, editing, and more

Guides for Opening a Document

Open from a StorageFile
How to open a PDF document from a StorageFile

Open from a URI
How to open a PDF document from a URI

Open from an IBuffer
How to open a PDF represented as a buffer

Open from a Custom Data Provider
How to write your own custom data provider and use it to open PDFs

Open Password-Protected PDFs
How to open password-protected PDFs programmatically or with the UI

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