Docotic.Pdf no longer depends on System.Drawing

Docotic.Pdf 8.0 is available on our site and NuGet.

This is the first version that does not depend on System.Drawing APIs. This change will ease the use of the library in ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core. Removing this dependency also provides significant improvements for everyone, who uses the library in Linux and macOS environments. AWS Lambda functions also benefit from the change.

At the same time, it is still possible for our customers to use the library to draw a PDF document on a System.Drawing.Graphics surface, for example. Alongside this release, we introduce free BitMiracle.Docotic.Pdf.Gdi add-on for anyone, who really needs to interoperate with System.Drawing APIs. The add-on is available on NuGet and in the zip we distribute from our site.

Docotic.Pdf 8.0 brings support for OpenType CFF fonts. This is something our customers asked us about. There are other changes made in response to customer requests.

Read about all new features and improvements in Docotic.Pdf 8.0 in Version History document.

We encourage you to download and try the new version. This version is also available on NuGet.

Please tell us your thoughts about the new version using e-mail or via the support form. Don’t hesitate to write us your questions, suggest features, or ask for help.

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