What version of IronPDF should I use?

I see there are a few different versions of IronPDF. How do I know which one is the best for me?

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

  • Contains Windows-specific dependencies for Chrome (default) renderer
  • Default package, which will download Windows-specific dependencies at runtime
  • Defaults to Chrome renderer
  • Supports ALL platforms, but Windows platform will work without any additional downloads
  • Useful for Windows users or default users. OK TO USE ON ALL PLATFORMS

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

  • Does NOT include Windows, Linux, or MacOS specific dependencies
  • Windows, Linux, or MacOS dependencies will be downloaded at run-time
  • Defaults to Chrome renderer on all platforms unless otherwise specified
  • Useful for cross-platform solutions which want to download platform-specific dependencies at run-time
  • Supports ALL platforms, but platform-specific dependencies will be downloaded the first time the program is run
  • Useful for highly portable applications where the target platform is unknown

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

  • Contain Linux-specific dependencies for Chrome (default) renderer
  • Defaults to Chrome renderer
  • Supports ALL platforms, but Linux platform will work without any additional downloads
  • Useful for Linux power-users, specifically docker and cloud users

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

  • Contains Mac-specific dependencies for Chrome (default) renderer
  • Defaults to Chrome renderer
  • Useful for MacOS developers

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

  • Contains IronPdf.Slim and IronPdf.Native.WebKit.*
  • Contains Windows, Linux, and Mac dependencies for the (legacy) WebKit renderer
  • Defaults to WebKit renderer by default