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How to convert PDF to PNG

Platform: WinForms |
Control: PDF |
Published Date: August 7, 2018 |
Last Revised Date: May 6, 2019

Syncfusion Essential PDF is a .NET PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert PDF to PNG in C# and VB.NET.

Steps to convert PDF to PNG programmatically:

  1. Create a new C# console application project. Create new console application
  2. Install the Syncfusion.Pdf.WinForms NuGet package as reference to your .NET Framework application from NuGet.org. Install nuget packages
  3. Include the following namespace in the Program.cs file.

C#

using Syncfusion.Pdf.Parsing;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;

 

VB.NET

Imports Syncfusion.Pdf.Parsing
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Drawing.Imaging

 

  1. Use the following code snippet to convert PDF to PNG image.

C#

//Loaded input PDF file
PdfLoadedDocument loadedDocument = new PdfLoadedDocument("MultiColumnReports.pdf");
//Exporting specify page index as image
Bitmap image = loadedDocument.ExportAsImage(0);
//Save the image as PNG format
image.Save("Image.png", ImageFormat.Png);
//Close the document
loadedDocument.Close(true);

 

VB.NET

'Loaded input PDF file
Dim loadedDocument As New PdfLoadedDocument("MultiColumnReports.pdf")
'Exporting specify page index as image
Dim image As Bitmap = loadedDocument.ExportAsImage(0)
'Save the image as PNG format
image.Save("Image.png", ImageFormat.Png)
'Close the document
loadedDocument.Close(True)

 

Download the work sample from PDFToImageSample.Zip

By executing the program, you will get the image as follows. Screenshot of output PDF file

Take a moment to peruse the documentation, where you can find other features like converting Word to PDF, Excel to PDF, XPS to PDF, and HTML to PDF with code examples.

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential PDF features.

An online sample link to Export PDF to Image

Note:

Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.

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