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BuildVu is a complete solution to display many document types in the browser with a configurable viewer solution.

BUILDVU converts your documents into HIGH QUALITY HTML5

BuildVu makes it simple to display any documents in the browser on
Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

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retire flash and legacy solutions

It is time to retire flash and legacy solutions with something from the twenty first century. Give your users a lightning fast and optimised viewing experience.


Keep it simple. BuildVu requires no external dependencies, plugins, additional downloads or app installations on the client side.


BuildVu’s developers are obsessive about quality. When they are not making the content as true to the original as possible, they are working on even faster loading.

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Read what our customers have to say about us and our products

Love what I see – we have a special requirement that led me to your site as one of our clients is using HTML5. Your software not only did that in seconds, but it brought interactive form fields and the properties that I customized in those fields. Excellent solution

Awesome software and even better customer service (consistently received quick and accurate responses).

From our assessment, I think your software will be extremely helpful to us. We are, in essence, a start up. PDF to HTML could make us very competitive compared with others in our industry (legal services). Yours is the best converter we have found..

BuildVu will help expand your business


Add google analytics to find out how your users interact with your document


Display your full document on your website by embedding it. This way you’ll be keeping readers on your site.


Our software converts your documents to display professional-looking HTML5 Content


Automate all of your conversions turning your documents into HTML5 to use in your own viewer or content.


Our software can be run on your own servers or cloud servers (either directly or as a web service) and can be completely in memory for maximum speed.


Precise control over HTML5 output (including modes to provide selectable and non- selectable text and type of image used, types of fonts used, options to BASE64 inline content).

Single viewing solution for all your documents

BuildVu brings all your documents into the browser.


One solution for TIFF, JPEG, Dicom, BMP, JPEG2000, PNG, WEBP, GIF, WMF, PSD and many others.


BuildVu provides a complete solution for viewing all recent office formats including Word, Excel and Powerpoint.


BuildVu provides advanced support for viewing all PDF files from a company which has been developing PDFViewers since 1999.

Cross Platform

BuildVu gives you HTML5 content which looks and feels like the original PDF document on both Desktop (Windows, Mac and Linux) and Tablet/Mobile devices (Android, iOS).

Meet the IDRViewer

Pure JavaScript/CSS viewer to display, navigate and interact with all your documents.

Light and Dark theme is user selectable.

View all page thumbnails and jump to page.

Single page, Continuous, Continuous facing and Magazine

Runnable video within the viewer

Full JavaScript API for control and configuration.







Here's some examples made with BuildVu

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Pricing information

Get in touch with us to find out more about our pricing options

Server Licence

Entry level option for 1 or more cloud or physical server based on a yearly fee

  • No additional charges for conversion or usage
  • Limited only by the number of Servers/Cores
  • Purchase additional licences require more capacity
  • Standard shrink-wrapped EULA Licence

Enterprise Licence

Enhanced Level of support and options for Enterprise Clients based on a yearly fee

  • All Server Licence options included
  • Dedicated Client Manager
  • Choice of Silver, Gold or Platinum Support Packages
  • Option to customise EULA Licence

OEM Licence

Ship BuildVu as part of your product

  • Simple yearly royalty fee
  • Dedicated Client Manager
  • Customise your support requirements
  • Option to customise EULA Licence

BuildVu HTML5 document viewer

The BuildVu HTML5 document viewer is a pure HTML solution for natively displaying PDF and office documents in mobile, tablet and desktop web browsers.

The viewer is zero footprint and requires no external dependencies, plugins, additional downloads or app installations – it is 100% HTML5 and works in all major browsers regardless of platform. The BuildVu Viewer has been designed from the ground up for displaying way that makes the most of the platform, which means that tablets and smartphones support touch-based interaction such as pinch zooming and swipe navigation.

BuildVu document viewer Features


Mobile friendly

The IDRViewer is fully designed with smartphones and tablets in mind. Swipe navigation and pinch to
zoom make document browsing on mobile devices effortless.

Text selection

Unlike other document viewers on the market, the text you see is real, natively selectable text.


A lightweight viewer coupled with specially optimised content means that documents load quickly even
slow connections.

Superior Zooming

Natively rendered text and use of SVG mean that vector content remains vector and can expect no
loss of quality when zooming in.


Thumbnails are available in the sidebar and provide an easy way to navigate through the document.

PDF Bookmarks

Bookmarks in PDF files are fully preserved allowing convenient document navigation by clicking a
bookmark to go directly to that section or chapter.

Customizable look and feel

Make the IDRViewer look like it was designed especially for you by customising the appearance.

Developer API

JavaScript API allows developers to interact with the viewer and add custom functionality.

Cross Platform Compatibility

The IDRViewer works in all modern browsers, which means that it works on all devices (IE9+, Chrome,
Firefox, Opera, Safari on iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac).

Multiple Document Formats

A wide range of office document formats are supported (including .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx,
.xls, .xlsx and many more).





Example User Interfaces:


Complete User Interface


Clean User Interface


Simple User Interface


slideshow User Interface


How can I use the IDRViewer?

The IDRViewer is available as part of BuildVu, (PDF to HTML5 conversion tool). By utilising LibreOffice to convert office documents to PDF, BuildVu can then process the generated PDF files, allowing a wide range of office documents to be viewed online using the IDRViewer.

Try Online:

A range of sample documents that use the IDRViewer can be found on the sample document examples page. We also HTML5 Converter that is free for up to 30 files per month and can be used to try the IDRViewer with your own documents.