PDFViewer Overview

The Kendo UI PDFViewer widget displays PDF files in the browser. It provides flexibility to choose the PDF library to be used for processing the file:

The PDFViewer consists of a toolbar and a scrollable container that wraps the page elements. Default tools collection includes pager, open and download tool.

Key Features

  • Allows you to choose the PDF processing lib
  • Provides built-in paging mechanism
  • Has virtualization capabilities
  • Provides built-in default toolbar collection
  • Has responsive capabilities and page scaling

Getting Started


  1. Add a <div> element used to initialize the PDFViewer
  2. Choose PDF processing library and setup its settings


<div id="pdfviewer"></div>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/pdf.js/2.2.2/pdf.js"></script>
    window.pdfjsLib.GlobalWorkerOptions.workerSrc = 'https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/pdf.js/2.2.2/pdf.worker.js';
        pdfjsProcessing: {
            file: ""

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