Convert GIF to PNG in C#

GIF to PNG conversion with a few lines of .NET code


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About GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET API

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET can be used to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Visio and other formats. GroupDocs.Conversion is a standalone API that is suitable for back-end and internal systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software such as Microsoft or Open Office.

Convert your GIF files to PNG in .NET easily. You can use just a couple of C# code lines in any platform of your choice like - Windows, Linux, macOS. You can try GIF to PNG conversion for free and evaluate conversion results quality. Along with simple file conversion scenarios you can try more advanced options for loading source GIF file and for saving output PNG result.

For example, for the source GIF file you may use the following load options:

  • auto-detect file format;
  • specify password for protected files (if file format supports it);
  • replace missing fonts to preserve document appearance.

There are also advanced convert options for the PNG file:

  • convert specific document page or page range;
  • add a watermark to the converted PNG file and many more.

Once conversion is completed you can save your PNG file to the local file path or any third-party storage like FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please note - to convert GIF to PNG there is no need for any additional software installed - like MS Office, Open Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.

Steps to convert GIF to PNG in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET makes it easy for developers to convert a GIF file to PNG with a few lines of code.

  • Create an instance of the Converter class and provide the file GIF with the full path
  • Create and set ConvertOptions for PNG type.
  • Call the Converter.Convert method and pass the full path and format (PNG) as a parameter

System Requirements

Basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET can be done in just a few simple steps. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, make sure 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 GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET from Nuget

// Load source file GIF for conversion
var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("input.gif");
// Prepare conversion options for target format PNG
var convertOptions = converter.GetPossibleConversions()["png"].ConvertOptions;
// Convert to PNG format
converter.Convert("output.png", convertOptions);

GIF to PNG Live Demo

Convert GIF to PNG now by visiting the GroupDocs.Conversion App website. Online demo has the following advantages

No need to download API

No need to write any code

Just upload the source file

Get download link to save the file

Other supported GIF conversions in C#

You can also convert GIF to many other file formats. Please see the list below.

Convert GIF to BMP

(Bitmap Image File)

Convert GIF to DCM

(DICOM Image)

Convert GIF to EMF

(Enhanced Metafile Format)

Convert GIF to EMZ

(Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)

Convert GIF to GIF

(Graphical Interchange Format)

Convert GIF to JP2

(JPEG 2000 Core Image)

Convert GIF to JPEG

(Joint Photographic Expert Group Image)

Convert GIF to PNG

(Portable Network Graphic)

Convert GIF to PPS

(PowerPoint Slide Show)

Convert GIF to PPSX

(PowerPoint Slide Show)

Convert GIF to PPT

(Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003)

Convert GIF to PPTX

(Open XML presentation Format)

Convert GIF to PSB

(Photoshop Large Document Format)

Convert GIF to PSD

(Photoshop Document)

Convert GIF to SVG

(Scalar Vector Graphics)

Convert GIF to SVGZ

(Compressed Scalable Vector Graphics)

Convert GIF to TGA

(Truevision Graphics Adapter)

Convert GIF to TIFF

(Tagged Image File Format)

Convert GIF to WEBP

(Raster Web Image Format)

Convert GIF to WMF

(Windows Metafile)

Convert GIF to WMZ

(Compressed Windows Metafile)

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