Changelog: Updates, milestones, roadmap

IronPDF Roadmap

We have made IronPDF the leading¹ .NET HTML to PDF product by prioritizing compatibility, usability and results. Now, our mission is to maintain that hard earned reputation by continually updating IronPDF with the latest HTML, CSS and JS technology shifts; and the cutting edge versions of Chrome.

Our software is developed for engineers, by engineers so we understand the value in rigorous testing, support, and transparent one-time licensing.

We pride ourselves on listening to our community and demonstrate this by prioritizing feature requests based on what you, our customers, ask for.

Long term we plan to diversify IronPDF by offering it in multiple programming languages.

¹Based on an independent audit of our product in August, 2022.


September 2022

IronPDF v2022.9.9056

Sep 14, 2022
Version 2022.9.9056

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.9.9056

Release Notes:

  • Fixes license key not being read from application or web config files
  • Fixes error when Microsoft Visual C++ dependencies are missing on Windows
  • Fixes bug causing forms to be vertically offset by a few pixels
  • Fixes duplicate method name when using VB.NET
  • Adds support for form checkboxes when converting HTML to PDF

August 2022

IronPDF v2022.8.8138

Aug 16, 2022
Version 2022.8.8138

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.8.8138

Release Notes:

  • Adds compression for PDF documents. See PdfDocument.CompressImages() for more information
  • Adds parameter for specifying rendering options when using ImageToPdfConverter
  • Removes PdfPage.PageOrientation, adds PdfPage.PageRotation (PDF page rotation is 0, 90, 180, or 270)
  • Fixes rendering of link elements whose href attribute specifies parameters (via '?')
  • * Fixes application of document CSS to headers and footers when using the
  • adStylesAndCSSFromMainHtmlDocument option
  • Fixes bug regarding setting and retrieval of form field flags when using nested form fields
  • Updates to latest Pdfium with various security fixes and performance improvements

July 2022

IronPDF v2022.8.7894

Jul 28, 2022
Version 2022.8.7894

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.8.7894

Release Notes:

  • Adds support for Apple Silicon devices (MacOs on ARM processor)
  • Adds support for Ubuntu 22
  • Adds IronPdf.Installation.ChromeBrowserCachePath
  • Adds PdfDocument.DrawBitmap for drawing images to a PDF document
  • Reduces additional file size of PDF documents due to watermark for users without an IronPdf license
  • Fixes single-page applications and AJAX websites sometimes rendering incorrectly
  • Fixes "error while renaming form field" when merging PDF documents
  • Fixes load TIFF files sometimes throwing an exception
  • Fixes some attachments that were being corrupted
  • Fixes Image TOPdf not working with an image file name that contained a space
  • Fixes some FitToPaperModes that were not working correctly . Fixes some PDF files that could not be opened
  • Merging PDF documents now properly merges all form fields and their properties, including nested form fields
  • Improves support for .NET 6.0 in certain environments
  • Improves HtmlStamp and Watermark positioning

June 2022

IronPDF v2022.7.6986

Jun 30, 2022
Version 2022.7.6986

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.7.6986

Release Notes:

  • Adds official support for NET 6.0 projects in Azure Functions
  • Implements annotation merging when merging PDF documents
  • Implements true automatic fitting of HTML content to a PDF page - see FitToPaperModes for more information
  • TextArea HTML elements should now include their value when generating a PDF document
  • Greatly improved performance when retrieving form field data or manipulating form fields
  • Adds several read-only properties for form fields
  • Fixes bug preventing setting form field values and manipulating form fields using their full name
  • Fixes several freezes and performance issues on MacOs
  • Fixes bugs when adding headers and footers to a Landscape-orientation document
  • Improves behavior when using multiple instances of IronPdf within an IIS application pool
  • Improves behavior and clarity when encountering rare errors such as connectivity errors or timeouts

IronPDF v2022.6.6115

Jun 6, 2022
Version 2022.6.6115

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.6.6115

Release Notes:

  • Adds an expanded PDF Bookmark API
  • Adds a new PDF Attachments API
  • Adds a new Text Replacement API
  • Fixes a bug causing hanging with multiple renders on a limited resource environment (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Fixes a bug where PageOrientation will return the incorrect value
  • Fixes a bug causing an error while inserting pages
  • Fixes a bug where the output of PDF to Image had an invalid ratio
  • Fixes a bug where duplicate form field was not set correctly
  • Fixes a bug where Header/Footer placeholders were not working
  • Fixes a memory leak issue when apply a HtmlHeaderFooter
  • Improves logic when queueing multiple renders after the user-specified browser limit has been reached
  • Improves deployment process
  • Improves some error messages
  • Updates to latest Pdfium release version which includes fixes when manipulating existing PDF documents
  • Updates to latest Chrome release version which includes fixes and security updates when rendering HTML to PDF

May 2022

IronPDF v2022.5.5596

May 2, 2022
Version 2022.5.5596

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.5.5596

Release Notes:

  • Fixes bug where HtmlStamp positioning was not working
  • Fixes bug where AddBackground was incorrectly adding to foreground
  • Fixes bug where EnableCookies was not working as intended
  • Fixes bug causing an ArgumentNullException during the editing of a PDF document
  • Implements handling of ChromePdfRenderer exceptions without the need to restart
  • Improves documentation (IntelliSense)

April 2022

IronPDF v2022.4.5575

Apr 25, 2022
Version 2022.4.5575

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.4.5575

Release Notes:

  • Supports .NET 6
  • Fixes user cookies not being applied automatically when rendering a url
  • Fixes intermittent GDI+ exception when converting pdf document to images on Windows
  • Fixes bug causing intermittent hanging during initialization and deployment on some systems
  • Fixes bug causing miscalculation for pdf document’s Width, Height, PrintWidth, and PrintHeight properties
  • Fixes bug causing HtmlFooter to sometimes add an additional 5 mm margin below the footer
  • Fixes bug where DPI parameter did not increase resolution of images generated from a pdf document
  • Fixes bug where headers and footers CSS styles were not working
  • Fixes bug where bookmarks would disappear when setting pdf security settings
  • Fixes bug where AddPdfBackground caused an ArgumentNullException
  • Fixes bug where IronPdf can not run when publishing with some publish profiles
  • Fixes bug where DrawDividerLine does not work with HTML header and footer
  • Fixes bug where temp files are not cleaned up
  • Implements check for Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable when using IronPdf on Windows
  • Implements improved logic for rendering html headers and footers on a pdf document

IronPDF v2022.4.5455

Apr 12, 2022
Version 2022.4.5455

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.4.5455

Release Notes:

  • Fixes bug where changing user password, owner password, or permissions would remove bookmarks
  • Fixes bug where merging pdf documents would not preserve bookmarks
  • Fixes several other bugs regarding setting or retrieving bookmarks
  • Fixes bug where pdf page PrintHeight and PrintWidth were being calculated incorrectly
  • Fixes bug possibly causing crashes when generating images from a PDF document
  • Fixes bug where render delays were being incorrectly applied when generating headers and footers for a PDF document
  • Fixes memory leak when not using IDisposable pattern
  • Improves thread-safety when modifying a PDF document
  • Improves error text when unable to open a PDF document
  • Updates pdf-to-image conversion to start with a page index of 1

March 2022

IronPDF v2022.3.5084

Mar 8, 2022
Version 2022.3.5084

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.3.5084

Release Notes:

  • Fixes bug where PNG images didn't load correctly when using .NET 6
  • Fixes bug where license stamps could not be clicked
  • Improves compatibility with some Linux distributions
  • Improves overall stability
  • Improves multithreading support
  • Updates to latest Pdfium version

February 2022

IronPDF v2022.2.4887

Feb 17, 2022
Version 2022.2.4887

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.2.4887

Release Notes:

  • Fixes bug where some images didn't load correctly
  • Fixes bug where a cookie was not working correctly with the ChromeRender
  • Fixes UNC path where images were not working correctly with RenderHtmlAsPdf
  • Fixes bug in Html style application for headers and footers
  • Fixes bug where multithreaded rendering would corrupt documents on some systems
  • Improves macOS stability
  • Improves overall stability and performance
  • NEW API - ImageToPdfConverter.PaperSize for setting PaperSize when using ImageToPdfConverter (default: A4)

January 2022

IronPDF v2022.1.4599

Jan 11, 2022
Version 2022.1.4599

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2022.1.4599

Release Notes:

  • Fixes initialization timeouts on some systems
  • Fixes use of certain SSL certificates
  • Improves logic when using custom temp folder
  • Improves shutdown/cleanup logic

December 2021

IronPDF v2021.12.4495

Dec 7, 2021
Version 2021.12.4495

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2021.12.4495

Release Notes:

  • Fixes bug where headers and footers would not render properly when Javascript was disabled
  • Fixes memory issue when using printing documents using GetPrintDocument()
  • Fixes bug where render options may not be applied properly when using HtmlToPdf class
  • Fixes bug where "subprocess not executable" exception may be thrown erroneously
  • Fixes bug where "registry is not supported on this platform" exception may be thrown erroneously
  • Improves deployment logic to ensure correct version of downloaded dependencies are used (relevant when using IronPdf.Slim NuGet package)
  • Updates default render timeout from 30s to 60s
  • Updates StampHTML() methods to allow users to specify render options for the html stamps

IronPDF v2021.12.4401

Dec 1, 2021
Version 2021.12.4401

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2021.12.4401

Release Notes:

  • Adds compression for PDF documents. See PdfDocument.CompressImages() for more information
  • Adds parameter for specifying rendering options when using ImageToPdfConverter
  • Removes PdfPage.PageOrientation, adds PdfPage.PageRotation (PDF page rotation is 0, 90, 180, or 270)
  • Fixes rendering of link elements whose href attribute specifies parameters (via '?')
  • Fixes application of document CSS to headers and footers when using the LoadStylesAndCSSFromMainHtmlDocument option
  • Fixes bug regarding setting and retrieval of form field flags when using nested form fields
  • Updates to latest Pdfium with various security fixes and performance improvements

November 2021

IronPDF v2021.11.4257

Nov 15, 2021
Version 2021.11.4257

Features & Upgrades

https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronPdf/2021.11.4257

Release Notes:

  • Added Chrome, WebKit and Adaptive Rendering to IronPdf
  • Pixel Perfect Chrome HTML to PDF Rendering
  • Full Multithreading an Async Support
  • Razor and MVC helpers added
  • ChromePdfRenderer Class added
  • WebKitPdfRenderer Class added
  • AdaptivePdfRenderer Class added
  • Chrome renderer replaces WebKit as our default HtmlToPdf engine. HTML, CSS add JS is rendered more accurately, which may cause layout changes for existing users
  • Minor breaking API changes