Convert Visio to PDF via C#
Export Visio to PDF format on .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono Platforms.
How to Convert Visio to PDF Using C#
In order to convert Visio to PDF, we will use Aspose.Diagram for .NET API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for C# platform. Open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Diagram and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.
Package Manager Console Command
PM> Install-Package Aspose.Diagram
Steps to Convert Visio to PDF via C#
.NET developers can easily load & convert Visio files to PDF in just a few lines of code.
- Load Visio file with an instance of Diagram
- Call the Diagram.Save method
- Pass output path with PDF extension as parameter
- Check specified path for resultant PDF file
Before running the .NET conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET, .NET Core, Mono Platforms..
- Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
- Add reference to the Aspose.Diagram for .NET DLL in your project.
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VSDX What is VSDX File Format?
Files with .VSDX extension represent Microsoft Visio file format introduced from Microsoft Office 2013 onwards. It was developed to replace the binary file format, .VSD, which is supported by earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. It is also supported on Visio Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and does not require an intermediary file format for publishing to SharePoint Server. Visio files are used to create drawings that contain visual objects, flow charts, UML diagram, information flow, organizational charts, software diagrams, network layout, database models, objects mapping and other similar information. Files generated using Visio can also be exported to different file formats such as PNG, BMP, PDF and others.Read More
pdf What is pdf File Format?
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. PDF files can be opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer as well in most modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox via extensions/plug-ins. Most of the commercially available software suites also offer conversion of their documents to PDF file format without the requirement of any additional software component. Thus, PDF file format has full capability to contain information like text, images, hyperlinks, form-fields, rich media, digital signatures, attachments, metadata, Geospatial features and 3D objects in it that can become as part of source document.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert Visio into many other file formats including few listed below.