Hi Everyone!
Please welcome the new GdPicture.NET v14!
It has been a while since the first release, and we’re both proud and excited to share this major version with you.
Improvements of all major features (PDF, compression, document rendering, document conversion, barcode recognition, character recognition, document clean-up) and addition of brand new functionalities make GdPicture.NET v14 an even more robust, mature, and all-inclusive tool for WinForms, WPF and Web development.
Because time matters, our team has focused on enhancing the speed and accuracy of all the GdPicture.NET engines.

We hope that you will enjoy our toolkit!

What’s new in GdPicture.NET v14?

General

The COM interop edition now also targets the .NET framework 4.0 and is now compatible with Windows XP and higher.
All GdPicture.NET 14.0 features are available on all supported .NET Frameworks, including Office Open Xml support.

Document Imaging

New class to handle fast document conversion, to quickly convert any supported format to PDF and TIFF, by handling every aspect of the conversion (color space, metadata, annotations, image, text…).
Ex.: DOCX to PDF with full layout retention and Unicode text support.

 Image Processing

The accuracy of the AutoDeskew filter has been enhanced.
The accuracy of the blank page detection engine has been dramatically improved to better sort empty pages.

Viewer (new engine for the WinForms version with multiple page view mode)

Implementation of a new rendering model that dramatically improves the drawing speed of documents, especially for large bitmaps and indexed bitmaps, and displays multipage documents in a multiple page view mode.

 OCR

The memory usage of the OCR engine has been improved as well as the PDF/OCR generation speed; the size of the produced files has been reduced.
The accuracy has been dramatically enhanced for some context such as low to medium resolution bitmap and very large bitmap.

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