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How to convert OXPS to PDF?

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Syncfusion Essential PDF is a .NET PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert OXPS to the PDF document using C# and VB.NET.

Steps to convert OXPS to PDF programmatically:

  1. Create a new C# Windows Forms application project. Create new windows forms application in .NET PDF library
  2. Install the Syncfusion.Pdf.WinForms NuGet package as reference to your .NET Framework application from Install nuget packages in .NET PDF library
  3. Include the following namespaces in the Form1.cs file.


using Syncfusion.Pdf;
using Syncfusion.XPS;



Imports Syncfusion.Pdf
Imports Syncfusion.XPS


  1. Use the following code snippet in the click event of button to convert OXPS to PDF document.


//Create converter class
XPSToPdfConverter converter = new XPSToPdfConverter();
//Convert the OXPS to PDF
PdfDocument document = converter.Convert("input.oxps");
//Save and close the document



'Create converter class
Dim converter = New XPSToPdfConverter()
'Convert the OXPS to PDF
Dim document = converter.Convert("input.oxps")
'Save And close the document


A complete working sample can be downloaded from

By executing the program, you will get the PDF document as follows. Screenshot of output PDF document in .NET PDF library

Take a moment to peruse the documentation for working with document conversions, where you will find other options like the conversion of Word to PDF, Excel to PDF, RTF to PDF, TIFF to PDF, and HTML to PDF with code examples.

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential PDF features.

An online sample link to convert XPS to PDF.


Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.


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