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I can't open a PDF created with the iOS 15.0 simulator in Flutter, and the app crashes.

See original GitHub issue

The Flutter app crashes with open_file. PDF can be created, displayed and downloaded normally on the actual Android device.

I changed the iOS 15.0 simulator from iPhone 13 Pro Max to iPhone SE (2nd), restarted Android Studio, and tried flutter clean, but it didn’t improve.

Execution environment

macOS BigSur / Android Studio / Simulator iOS 15.0



	open_file: ^3.2.1
	pdf: ^3.6.1


	final Document pdf = Document();
	final String dir = (await getApplicationDocumentsDirectory()).path;
	final String path = '$dir/report.pdf';
	final File file = File(path);
	await file.writeAsBytes((await;; // ← Flutter app crashes here

Issue Analytics

  • State:open
  • Created 2 years ago
  • Reactions:9
  • Comments:9

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jprobertcommented, Jan 4, 2022

Same issue

shofizonecommented, Nov 16, 2021

I am facing the same issue, But with the video file.

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