Gembox.Document library

GemBox.Document is a .NET component which enables developers to read, write, convert and print document files (DOCX, DOC, PDF, HTML, XPS, RTF and TXT) from .NET applications in a simple and efficient way.

GemBox.Document requires only .NET Framework and is many times faster than Microsoft Word automation.

GemBox.Document Free is free of charge while GemBox.Document Professional is a commercial version licensed per developer. Server deployment is royalty free.

Explore GemBox.Document features by clicking on the areas in the diagram below.

Read Image file types XML Paper Specification Write Read & Write Support Portable Document Format Text file types Rich Text Format Web page files Word file types Windows Forms support WPF support ASP.NET support Print support COM support GemBox.Document Word 97-2003 GBD


  • Unified programming interface for multiple document formats (DOCX, DOC, PDF, HTML, XPS, RTF and TXT). More »
  • No dependency on Microsoft Word.
  • Many times faster than Microsoft Word automation. More »
  • Plain and fair licensing. More »
  • 100% managed code (C#), follows .NET class library design guidelines.
  • Simple and easy-to-use programming interface. More »
  • High quality rendering and printing.

For more details go to GemBox.Document features page.

Common uses

GemBox.Document can be used in a wide range of scenarios, from individual developers who need a simple way to read / write Word or PDF documents to large corporations which need to generate large reports quickly and efficiently.

Some common uses are: