VDW File Viewer for .NET
View Microsoft Visio VDW files in browser without requiring Visio application or Office Automation.
How to View VDW File Using C#
In order to view VDW file, we’ll use
API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use API for C# platform to be used with any Viewer. Open
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 View VDW via C#
Aspose.Diagram makes it easy for the developers to view the VDW file with just few lines of code.
- Load VDW file with an instance of Diagram class
- Call the Diagram.Save method with SaveFileFormat.HTML as parameters
- Load resultant HTML in default browser via Process.Start
Aspose.Diagram for .NET is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono or COM Interop
- Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio
- Aspose.Diagram for .NET referenced in your project
C# code to view VDW
// load VDW file via an instance of Diagram var diagram = new Aspose.Diagram.Diagram("template.vdw"); // convert VDW to HTML format diagram.Save(output, Aspose.Diagram.SaveFileFormat.HTML); // load resultant HTML in default browser System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(output);
About Aspose.Diagram for .NET APIAspose.Diagram is a Microsoft Visio document format manipulation API. One can easily load, create, modify, manipulate including daigram elements and convert Visio diagrams to other formats such as PDF, XPS, JPEG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, SVG, EMF and more. It is a standalone API and does not require Microsoft Visio or any other software to be installed.
Free App to View VDW
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VDW What is VDW File Format
VDW is the Visio Graphics Service file format that specifies the streams and storages required for rendering a Web drawing. A web drawing is a collection of drawing pages, shapes, fonts, images, data connections, and diagram update information that can be rendered as a vector or raster drawing. VDW files can be opened in Microsoft Visio as well but are primarily saved for use on web. Microsoft Visio offers the capability to convert Visio files to a number of different file formats including PNG, BMP, PDF and others.Read More
Other Supported Viewer Formats
Using C#, One can also view many other file formats including.