List of Supported .NET Libraries

Updated March 21, 2023

Introduction of .NET SDK

.NET SDK is a free, open-source software development kit that provides developers with the necessary tools to build, test, and deploy .NET applications.

It includes a command-line interface (CLI) that allows developers to create and manage .NET projects and dependencies, making developing applications for multiple platforms (like Microsoft Windows, Linux and macOS) a lot easier.

In this article, we'll take a closer look at the features and benefits of Microsoft .NET SDK and explore how it can be used with other tools to streamline the development process.

Why .NET SDK is a Game-Changer for .NET Developers

.NET SDK provides several benefits for .NET developers, including a cross-platform development environment, improved performance, and enhanced security features. Different versions of .NET/.NET Core and .NET Framework SDKs are available for Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

.NET SDK also includes a variety of libraries and tools for building and testing .NET applications, making it easier to manage dependencies and integrate with other platforms.

With .NET SDK, developers can create high-quality, efficient applications that run seamlessly across multiple operating systems and environments

Key Features of .NET SDK

.NET SDK has several key features that make it a powerful tool for .NET development. These include a unified development environment, a robust set of libraries and tools, and support for multiple programming languages. Additionally, .NET SDK provides a scalable and modular architecture that allows developers to build applications of any size and complexity.

Introducing IronPDF

One tool that can be used in conjunction with .NET SDK is IronPDF. IronPDF is a .NET library that allows developers to create, edit, and manipulate PDF files directly in their .NET application.

With IronPDF, developers can easily add PDF generation and editing capabilities to their .NET projects, saving time and effort. IronPDF can also be used to create complex PDF reports and documents, making it a powerful data visualization and analysis tool.

How IronPDF Relates to .NET SDK

IronPDF can be integrated with .NET SDK to add functionality to .NET projects. For example, developers can use IronPDF to create PDF reports from their .NET SDK applications, allowing easy data visualization and sharing. Additionally, IronPDF can be used to manipulate existing PDF files, such as merging multiple PDF files into a single document or splitting a large PDF file into multiple smaller files.

Introducing IronXL and IronOCR

In addition to IronPDF, Iron Software also offers two other powerful .NET libraries: IronXL and IronOCR.

IronXL is a .NET library for reading and writing Excel files, while IronOCR is a .NET library for OCR (optical character recognition) and barcode recognition.

IronXL and IronOCR can be used with .NET SDK to add additional functionality and capabilities to .NET projects. For example, developers can use IronXL to create and manipulate Excel files, while IronOCR can extract text and data from images.


In conclusion, .NET SDK is an essential tool for any .NET developer, providing a unified development environment and a robust set of libraries and tools for building, testing, and deploying .NET applications. And by integrating IronPDF, IronXL, and IronOCR, developers can take their projects to the next level, adding PDF generation and editing, Excel file manipulation, and OCR and barcode recognition capabilities.

Overall, .NET SDK and Iron Software's suite of .NET libraries provide an excellent solution for developers to streamline their workflows and produce high-quality, efficient code.

IronPDF, IronXL, and IronOCR are free to use for non-commercial development purposes. A free trial is available for testing in production. Look at the pricing plans for more details about prices and licensing.

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