Welcome to this blog post if you are looking for a file format conversion .NET library for your business software. Here you can leverage Cloud SDKs and REST APIs offered by GorupDocs.Conversion. However, you can automate the various file format conversions by installing this enterprise-level library. Therefore, in this article, we will learn how to convert Markdown to PDF in C# using GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET. By the end of this guide, you will be able to develop your MD to PDF converter for your application. So, stay intact throughout this blog post.
The following sections will be covered in this guide:
- File Format Converter - API Installation
- Convert Markdown to PDF in C# Programmatically
- Onlilne MD to PDF Converter
File Format Converter - API Installation
The installation process of GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET is super simple and requires no third-party dependency. In fact, you may install this MD to PDF converter API by downloading this NuGet Package or you may run the following command in the NuGet Package Manager:
npm install groupdocs-conversion-cloud
Once the installation is completed, the next step is to obtain the API Credentials (Client ID, Client Secret). You can obtain these credentials from our API Cloud dashboard. Please visit this short tutorial in case you find any difficulty in obtaining API Credentials.
Convert Markdown to PDF in C# Programmatically
So far, we have installed and set up this file format converter API. Now, we can write the steps and the code snippet to programmatically convert the MD file to PDF.
Note: We have the source Markdown file in our API Cloud dashboard which you can upload programmatically or manually.
The following steps elaborate on how to build an MD to PDF converter in C#:
- Create an object of the Configuration class and initialize it with the Client ID & Client Secret.
- Set the base URL of the MD to PDF converter API.
- Initialize an object of the ConvertApi class with the instance of the Configuration class.
- Create an instance of the ConvertSettings class and initialize it by setting values such as FilePath, Format, and OutputPath.
- Call the ConvertDocument method to convert the Markdown to PDF programmatically.
Get the following code sample to convert MD file to PDF in .NET programmatically:
You can see the output in the image below:
Similarly, you can download the generated file manually or programmatically both.
Onlilne MD to PDF Converter
This online tool is for you if you want to convert MD file to PDF in a web browser. This tool is powered by GorupDocs.Conversion and offers a user-friendly UI. Moreover, it is free and you can perform file format conversion as per your needs.
To conclude, GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET provides a complete solution to build a file format converter for your application. We have implemented how to convert Markdown to PDF in C# programmatically. In addition, you may go through the documentation and the GitHub repo to explore this library further. Lastly, you may interact with our live APIs here.
Further, we recommend you follow our Getting Started guide.
Finally, groupdocs.cloud is writing new articles. So, please stay in touch for the regular updates.
Help is Available
You can let us know about your questions or queries on our forum.
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs
How do I convert a Markdown File to PDF?