Convert SVG to PNG using SVG to PNG Converter

This blog post is for you if you are looking to convert SVG to PNG in high resolution. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a popular image file format that can be scaled to any size without compromising on the image quality. On the other hand, Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is also being widely used due to high-resolution image quality. Generally, SVG is preferred over PNG images so we will learn how to convert SVG to PNG programmatically. For this automation, we will use GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET. However, please go through this guide carefully and learn how to build an SVG to PNG converter in C#.

The following points will be covered in this article:

SVG to PNG Converter API Installation

Before going towards the implementation section, first, we will see how to install this enterprise-level GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET on our machine. In fact, there are two ways to set up this rich-featured .NET library. First, you can download the NuGet Package or run the following command into the NuGet Package Manager:

Install-Package GroupDocs.Conversion-Cloud -Version 23.9.0

Once installed, the next step is to obtain the API credentials (Client ID + Client Secret). For that purpose, you can visit our guide to see the steps to perform to get API credentials from our API cloud dashboard.

Convert SVG to PNG in C#

Let’s go through the steps and the code snippet to convert SVG to PNG using Cloud SDKs exposed by GroupDocs.Conversion. Please note that we have uploaded a source SVG file to the API Cloud dashboard. However, you can upload manually or programmatically by calling this UploadFile method.

You may follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Get your API credentials
  • Instantiate an object of the Configuration class with the Client Secret & Client ID.
  • Set the value of ApiBaseUrl to set the base URL of the API.
  • Initialize an instance of the ConvertApi class with the object of the Configuration class.
  • Create an object of the ConvertSettings class and initialize it by setting the values such as FilePath, Format etc.
  • Invoke the ConvertDocument method and pass an instance of the ConvertDocumentRequest class to convert the SVG to PNG programmatically.

Please follow the following code example to convert the SVG to PNG in C#.

So, you can see the output in the image below:

convert svg to png

Further, you can download the converted image manually or programmatically by invoking the DownloadFile method.

Convert SVG to PNG Online

In addition, there is an online tool for SVG to PNG conversion which is powered by GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDKs and REST APIs. The best thing about this tool is that it is quick, efficient, multi-platform and simple to use. Above all, it does not require any subscription and you can start using this tool to convert SVG to PNG online.

convert SVG to PNG online

Final Thoughts

This article demonstrated the steps and the code snippet to convert SVG to PNG in C#. In addition, GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET provides a wide range of methods to build a production-ready SVG to PNG converter for your business software. We have also gone through the online tool where you can convert SVG to PNG online. Moreover, you may visit the documentation to learn other features. Lastly, do not forget to visit API Reference to experience our APIs directly in the Web browser. 

Further, we recommend you follow our Getting Started guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

How to convert SVG to PNG programmatically?

GroupDocs.Conversion offers Cloud SDKs and REST APIs to programmatically convert SVG to PNG in C#. Please visit this link to know the exact code snippet.

What tool converts SVG to PNG?

You can use this online SVG to PNG converter to convert SVG to PNG online. It is free and you can convert as many files as needed.

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