Convert PS to WMF via API Solution for .NET.


Aspose.Page for PS to WMF converter offers conversion of PostScript (PS) file to WMF image with using of any language supported by .NET platform: C#, VB, J#.

The API you see here can be used to create your own cross-platform application or be integrated into your .NET project.

In order to process the conversion, we’ll use:

  • Aspose.Page for .NET API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy-to-use document manipulation and conversion API for the C# platform.

  • Open the NuGet package manager, and search for Aspose.Page and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

Package Manager Console Command

    PM> Install-Package Aspose.Page

Steps to Convert PS to WMF via C#

Aspose.Page makes it easy for the developers to load and convert PS files to WMF in just a few lines of code.

  1. Load PS file in an instance of PsDocument via a stream
  2. Create and set instances of ImageSaveOptions and ImageDevice classes
  3. Call PsDocument.Save method with objects of ImageSaveOptions and ImageDevice as parameters

System Requirements

Aspose.Page for .NET is supported on all major operating systems. Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites:

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework Platform, Windows and ASP.NET Applications.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.Page for .NET DLL referenced in your project.

PS to WMF C# Conversion

    // create a stream for input PS file
    using (var psStream = new System.IO.FileStream("template.PS", System.IO.FileMode.Create, System.IO.FileAccess.Read))
        // create a stream for output WMF file
        using (var pdfStream = System.IO.File.Open("output.gif", System.IO.FileMode.Open, System.IO.FileAccess.Write))
            // load the PS file from stream
            var document = new Aspose.Page.PS.PsDocument(psStream);
            // create an instance of ImageSaveOptions
            var options = new Aspose.Page.PS.Device.ImageSaveOptions();
            // create rendering device for WMF
            var device = new Aspose.Page.PS.Device.ImageDevice(System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.WMF);
            // save PS as WMF
            document.Save(device, options);

PS to WMF Conversion Web Application


1. Can I convert PS to WMF?

Aspose.Page solution has functionality that allows you to convert PS files to other formats online or programmatically. If you need to transform PS to WMF instantly online you may like to use PS Converter cross-platform application.

2. Can I find more detailed informationon how to convert PS to WMF?

Go to the Documentation chapter to find the information like Developer Guide, Release Notes, and many more about Page Description Languages. Visit our GitHub project to see the code examples for using the solution.

3. Is the functionality free?

The cross-platform converters are free, when for the API solution you can get a free Trial and then buy the product if needed.

PS What is PS File Format

PS format is one of the page description language (PDL) formats. It is capable to contain graphic as well as text information on the page. That is why the format was supported by most of the programs for image editing. The postscript file itself is a kind of instruction for printers. It contains information on what and how to print from its page.

WMF What is WMF File Format

Windows Metafile or WMF is an image file created to save vector graphics. To be more accurate, WMF belongs to the vector file format category of Graphics file formats that is device independent. As EMF this format also contains metafile records that store drawing operations and commands to save the proportions and properties of the image no matter what platform or environment you use.