This guide explains how to aquire PDFNet and add it to your project. Once PDFNet is part of your project, please see how to show a PDF to get started using PDFNet.
If you have not yet received a trial license key, please obtain one before proceeding. Then, visit this page via the included link in your trial license key email.
The manual download includes the framework binaries, sample projects and source code for the UI framework (
Tools.framework); Cocoapods includes only the framework binaries only.
Contact us for a download link and trial key. (This is an automated process and is fast to complete.) Then visit this page via the link provided in the email to access the download link and download the SDK.
/Lib directory to an appropriate location for your project.
Drag the dynamic PDFNet and Tools frameworks (
Lib/Tools/Tools.framework) into the "Embedded Binaries" section of your project, as indicated below.
In your target's build phases, a) add a new run script phase (by clicking on the '+'), and b) add the following script:
This will ensure invalid slices are striped from the framework before being submitted to the app store (a longstanding Xcode bug).
PDFNet is available via Cocoapods. The Cocoapods package does not include sample code or source code for the UI framework
Tools.framework — please use the manual download for these.
Note: Cocoapods distributes the dynamic framework only. If you wish to use the static framework, you will have to integrate it manually.