npm i @phuocng/react-pdf-viewer


A React component to view a PDF document

by Nguyen Huu Phuoc

1.7.0 (see all)License:https://react-pdf-viewer.dev/licenseTypeScript:Not Found
Categories:React PDF Viewer
npm i @phuocng/react-pdf-viewer

React PDF viewer

A React component to view a PDF document. It's written in TypeScript, and powered by React hooks completely.

import Viewer from '@phuocng/react-pdf-viewer';
<Viewer fileUrl='/path/to/file.pdf' />

React PDF viewer


Basic features

  • Support password protected document
  • Zooming: Support custom levels such as actual size, page fit, and page width
  • Navigation between pages
  • Can go to the first and last pages quickly
  • Search for text
  • Preview page thumbnails
  • View and navigate the table of contents
  • List and download attachments
  • Rotating
  • Text selection and hand tool modes
  • Different scrolling modes
  • Full screen mode
  • Can open a file from local. Users can drag and drop a local file to view it
  • Download file
  • View the document properties
  • Support SSR
  • Print


  • The toolbar can be customized easily
  • All text items can be localized in another language

Coming soon

  • Theming
  • Darkmode


You have to purchase a Commercial License at the official website.


Perform the following steps to have the simplest example. For more demos, please look at the demo folder.

  1. Install packages
$ npm install pdfjs-dist@2.4.456
$ npm install @phuocng/react-pdf-viewer
  1. Import CSS and components
import Viewer, { Worker } from '@phuocng/react-pdf-viewer';

import '@phuocng/react-pdf-viewer/cjs/react-pdf-viewer.css';
  1. Use the component
<Worker workerUrl="https://unpkg.com/pdfjs-dist@2.4.456/build/pdf.worker.min.js">
    <div style={{ height: '750px' }}>
        <Viewer fileUrl="/path/to/document.pdf" />


  1. Build:
$ npm run build

Then it will produce two formats available in the dist folder:

└─── dist
    ├─── cjs    // CommonJS package
    └─── umd    // UMD package
  1. Dev mode:
$ npm run dev

The bundler will watch the entire src folder and build the cjs package when any source file is changed.

  1. Lint:
$ npm run lint

It will check if the entire source code compatible with


This project is developed by Nguyen Huu Phuoc. I love building products and sharing knowledge.

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