Convert AI to SVG in C#
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About GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET API
GroupDocs.Conversion API can be used to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Visio and various other formats. GroupDocs.Conversion is a standalone API that is suitable for server side and backend systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software like Microsoft or Open Office.
Steps to Convert AI to SVG in C#
GroupDocs.Conversion makes it easy for developers to convert the AI file to SVG using a few lines of code.
- Create an instance of Converter class and load the AI file with full path
- Create & set ConvertOptions for the svg type
- Call Converter.Convert method and pass the full path and format (SVG) as parameter
A basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET APIs can be done by implementing a few easy steps. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, please make sure that you have the following prerequisites installed on your system.
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
- Development Environments: Microsoft Visual Studio, Xamarin, MonoDevelop
- Frameworks: .NET Framework, .NET Standard, .NET Core, Mono
- Get the latest version of GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET downloaded from Nuget
C# code snippet to convert AI to SVG
// load the AI file var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("template.ai"); // set the convert options for SVG format var convertOptions = converter.GetPossibleConversions()["svg"].ConvertOptions; // convert to SVG format converter.Convert("output.svg", convertOptions);
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AI About AI File Format
A file with an .ai extension is an Adobe Illustrator Artwork file that contains vector graphics in a single page. it uses points to create paths for displaying the image data, thus making it safe from losing image quality if it is enlarged. AI file format is base don the PGF file format which are similar to AI files. AI format finds its major usage for logos and print media, and its initial versions were considered similar to that of EPS files. AI files can be opened with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat DC, PaintShop Pro, and CorelDraw Graphics tools.Read More
SVG About SVG File Format
SVG files are Scalable Vector Graphics Files that use XML based text format for describing the appearance of image. The word Scalable refers to the fact that the SVG can be scaled to different sizes without losing any quality. Text based description of such files make them independent of resolution. It is one of the mostly used format for building website and print graphics in order to achieve scalability. The format can only be used for two-dimensional graphics though. SVG files can be viewed/opened in almost all modern browsers including Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert AI into many other file formats. Please see the complete list below.