Install GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET

This topic describes how to add the GroupDocs.Conversion library to your .NET project. You can use a NuGet package to install this library or you can download necessary DLLs from the GroupDocs website: https://downloads.groupdocs.com/conversion/net.

Install GroupDocs.Conversion using NuGet packages

You can use the following tools to install the GroupDocs.Conversion NuGet package:

Use the NuGet Package Manager

Open your project or solution in Visual Studio and follow the steps below to install the GroupDocs.Conversion package using the NuGet Package Manager:

  • In Solution Explorer, right-click your project name and select Manage NuGet Packages to display the NuGet Package Manager.

    Manage NuGet packages in Visual Studio

  • Select the Browse tab and type GroupDocs.Conversion in the search box. Select the latest version of the GroupDocs.Conversion package and click Install.

    Install NuGet packages in Visual Studio

Use the Package Manager Console

The Package Manager Console uses PowerShell commands to install, update, and remove NuGet packages. Open your project in Visual Studio and click Tools -> NuGet Package Manager -> Package Manager Console to open the console window. Run the the following command to install the latest version of the GroupDocs.Conversion library:

PM> Install-Package GroupDocs.Conversion

Use Package Manager Console

Use the .NET CLI

You can also use the .NET CLI tool to install and update NuGet packages. Open a terminal in your project’s folder and execute the following command to install the GroupDocs.Conversion package:

dotnet add package GroupDocs.Conversion

Download GroupDocs.Conversion from the official website

Visit https://releases.groupdocs.com/conversion/net/ and download the GroupDocs.Conversion assemblies as a ZIP archive or MSI installer. To reference the downloaded assembly files in your project, do the following:

  1. Extract files from the ZIP archive or run the MSI installer to install GroupDocs.Conversion to a specific location on your computer.

  2. Open your solution or project in Visual Studio.

  3. In Solution Explorer, right-click the References or Dependencies node, and select Add Reference (for a .NET Framework project) or Add Project Reference (for a .NET Core project).

  4. In the Reference Manager dialog box, select the Browse tab and click Browse to locate the GroupDocs.Conversion.dll file for the target framework.

    Browse for the GroupDocs.Conversion assembly

  5. Click OK to add a reference to the GroupDocs.Conversion library to your project.

Warning
If your application targets .NET Core / .NET 5+, ensure that your project has all the required dependencies installed. Refer to the following page for details: GroupDocs.Conversion dependencies.