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GrapeCity Documents for Imaging

GrapeCity Documents for Imaging (GcImaging) is a fast, powerful Imaging API library that is compatible with .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core 3.x/2.x, .NET Standard 2.x, .NET Framework 4.6.1 or later.

All features are fully supported on Windows, macOS and Linux.

GcImaging allows developers to do advanced image processing in C# or VB.NET code with no 3rd party dependencies. Some of the features include:

  • Read and write BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000 (read-only), TIFF, GIF, ICO, and PNG raster image formats.
  • Read and write multi-frame GIF, ICO, and TIFF formats with access to individual frames.
  • Read Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG, SVGZ) images into the provided SVG document object model.
  • Create from scratch or modify existing SVG images using the SVG DOM.
  • Rasterize vector images to combine with other graphics.
  • Use the full set of common graphics drawing and filling operations.
  • Advanced text rendering capabilities, powerful character and paragraph formatting.
  • Support for RTL text (including Kashida in Arabic) and bitmap glyphs in OpenType CJK fonts.
  • Programmatically create, load, modify, save or convert images.
  • Perform rotate, flip, crop, resize, composite, blend operations.
  • Apply dithering, thresholding and RGB effects.
  • Advanced processing of color and alpha channels.
  • Full access to EXIF metadata.


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GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPdf) is a cross-platform library that allows you to create, analyze, and modify PDF documents. Its object model closely follows the Adobe PDF specification, and is designed to provide direct access to features of the PDF format. In addition, Documents for PDF includes a powerful and platform-independent font handling and text layout engine and other high-level features that make PDF document creation easy and convenient. HTML content can be rendered using the optional GcHtml library ( GcPdf is compatible with .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core 3.x and 2.x, .NET Standard 2.x, .NET Framework 4.6.1 or higher. All features are fully supported on Windows, macOS and Linux. The online Documents for PDF sample browser is available at


This is a platform-specific library allowing other GrapeCity.Documents packages to work with optimized system APIs on Windows. It provides support for font linking specified in the Windows registry, and access to native Windows imaging APIs, improving performance and adding some features.


ActiveReports rendering with GcDocs implementation


ActiveReports rendering with GDI+ implementation


GrapeCity ActiveReports is a set of assemblies that enable you to create, render, print, and export reports in a .NET or .NET Core application. This package includes the core engine assemblies required to create and render pixel perfect, WYSIWYG, reports.

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# Changes since version

## Fixed
- FontCollection.FindFamilyName() method does not find some fonts in certain scenarios. (DOC-4324)
- SvgUseElement throws a NullReferenceException after setting Href. (DOC-4337)

## Added
- Property Font.LocalFullFontNames: gets the array of localized font names reflecting all family and relevant subfamily descriptors, with associated language IDs.
- Property Font.LocalTypographicFamilyNames: gets the array of localized names for the typographic family group, with associated language IDs.