How to install pdfOptimizer .NET version

Thank you for your interest in our optimizer add-on - pdfOptimizer, we hope you will enjoy using our product and share your experiences with us and the iText community. We will walk you through the installation process, from downloading iText 7 pdfOptimizer to adding the dependency to your .NET build tool.

If you require any extra help please have a look at our FAQs or the community discussion at StackOverflow.

Before you install

  • Make sure you have purchased a commercial license of iText 7 Core and pdfOptimizer. All downloads we offer closed-source come with our commercial license model.
  • Check the compatibility matrix to ensure the version you specify when adding the add-on's dependency matches the version of iText 7 Core you have a license for.

  • Download and install the proper license key library, you can find the installation guide here (you will need at least version 3.1.1 of the library).
  • Install iText 7 Core or Community, you can find the installation guide here.
  • Important remark: in the installation guide we use NuGet as a build tool for .NET.


Using the Central Repository

iText 7 pdfOptimizer is available via Nuget. Simply add iText 7 pdfOptimizer by typing the following command in the NuGet Package manager: Install-Package itext7.pdfoptimizer

Using the iText Artifactory Server

iText 7 pdfOptimizer NuGet packages are also available on the iText Artifactory server. You can add it as a custom NuGet repository to Visual Studio. In the NuGet Package Manager, go to the settings and add the following URL as a package source: You can also browse the iText Artifactory server and download NuGet packages manually.