PDFTK-Builder VS PdfPig

Compare PDFTK-Builder vs PdfPig and see what are their differences.


PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to PDFTK (by LandrixSoftware)
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PDFTK-Builder PdfPig
2 3
5 553
- 6.7%
0.0 8.6
9 months ago 27 days ago
Pascal C#
GNU General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of PDFTK-Builder. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-28.


Posts with mentions or reviews of PdfPig. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-23.
  • Add, Remove, Extract and Replace Images in PDF using C#
    reddit.com/r/dotnet | 2021-08-23
    https://uglytoad.github.io/PdfPig/ https://github.com/empira/PDFsharp
  • Are there any good PDF generation libraries with no paid licensing?
    reddit.com/r/dotnet | 2021-03-15
    Example of document creation API here https://github.com/UglyToad/PdfPig#document-creation-005 and wiki with more details here https://github.com/UglyToad/PdfPig/wiki/Document-Creation
  • Generating a Report and exporting it as an PDF
    Example with PDFpig https://github.com/UglyToad/PdfPig/blob/master/examples/GeneratePdfA2AFile.cs

What are some alternatives?

When comparing PDFTK-Builder and PdfPig you can also consider the following projects:

ITextSharp - [DEPRECATED] .NET port of the iText library, only security fixes will be added — please use iText 7 for .NET

iTextSharp (LGPL / MPL) 4.1.6 for .NET Core - Unofficial .NET Core port of iTextSharp 4.1.6. Last version to be released under the Mozilla Public License and the LGPL.

Pdfium.Net SDK


docnet - DocNET is as fast PDF editing and reading library for modern .NET applications

PDFsharp - A .NET library for processing PDF

library - QuestPDF is an open-source, modern and battle-tested library that can help you with generating PDF documents by offering friendly, discoverable and predictable C# fluent API.

cef-pdf - cef-pdf HTML to PDF utility

Gehtsoft.Barcodes - The cross-platform C# library to easily generate barcodes, including QR codes. The library allows application developers to add a variety of standard barcodes and QR codes using convenient API.

scryber.core - Scryber.Core is a dotnet html to pdf engine written entirely in C# for creating beautiful flexible, flowing documents from html templates including css styles, data binding, svg drawing and encryption

Docotic.Pdf - C# and VB.NET samples for Docotic.Pdf library

boxable - Boxable is a library that can be used to easily create tables in pdf documents.