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Convert PNG to PDF in C#

Perform optical character recognition on PNG document and save text as PNG document using Aspose.OCR for .NET library.

How to convert PNG to PDF using C#

Aspose.OCR for .NET is a powerful yet easy-to-use and cost-effective library for converting PNG images to PDF documents. Supporting 26 languages based on Latin, Cyrillic and Chinese, its state-of-the-art optical character recognition engine provides superior recognition speed and accuracy, while isolating you from formulas, neural networks, and other complex technical details. It allows you to add OCR functionality to your .NET applications in less than 10 lines of code.

Aspose.OCR for .NET

processes scanned images or even smartphone photos in PNG format and creates PNG documents containing recognized text. To add it to your project, you just need to install the Aspose.OCR

NuGet

package in your project with the following command:

Package Manager Console Command


  PM> Install-Package Aspose.OCR

Steps to Convert PNG to PDF

With .NET OCR and just a few lines of code, you can create full-featured application that converts an PNG image to PDF document:

  • Create an instance of AsposeOcr class
  • Call AsposeOCR.RecognizeImage method
  • Pass the PNG file path as parameter
  • AsposeOCR.RecognizeImage returns a String or file of PDF type

System Requirements

Before running the example, make sure that .NET API compatible with NET Standard 2.0 specification is installed on your system and all external dependencies of Aspose.OCR package are referenced in your project.

  • NET Standard 2.0+ compatible solution
  • Aspose.OCR for .NET referenced in your project.

This sample code shows PNG to PDF .NET Conversion


// initialize an instance of AsposeOcr
AsposeOcr ocr = new AsposeOcr();
// recognize image
string riText = ocr.RecognizeImage("template.PNG");
// print text
File. File.WriteAllText("document.PDF", riText);
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