Convert PNG to PSD

PNG, Portable Network Graphics, refers to a type of raster image file format that use loseless compression. This file format was created as a replacement of Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) and has no copyright limitations. However, PNG file format does not support animations. PNG file format supports loseless image compression that makes it popular among its users. With the passage of time, PNG has evolved as one of the mostly used image file format.

Steps to convert PNG to PSD in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the PNG file to PSD format in an easy and intuitive way just using a few lines of code as described below:

  • Create an instance of Converter class and pass source PNG file path as a constructor parameter. You may specify absolute or relative file path as per your requirements.
  • Declare SavePageStream delegate, which should provide a stream to store converted page of PNG document.
  • Create an instance of ImageConvertOptions class and set Format property to GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.ImageFileType.Psd.
  • Call Converter class Convert method and pass the filename for the converted PSD file and the ImageConvertOptions object from the previous step as parameters.
// Load the source PNG file
using (Converter converter = new Converter("sample.png"))
{
    string outputFileTemplate = Path.Combine(outputFolder, "converted-page-{0}.psd");
    GroupDocs.Conversion.Contracts.SavePageStream getPageStream = page => new FileStream(string.Format(outputFileTemplate, page), FileMode.Create);

    // Set the convert options for PSD format
    var options = new ImageConvertOptions { Format = GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.ImageFileType.Psd };   
    // Convert to PSD format
    converter.Convert(getPageStream, options);
}

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PNG to PSD Live Demo

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