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Converts SVGs to PNGs

Getting Started

Install the module with: npm install svg-to-png

var svg_to_png = require('svg-to-png');

svg_to_png.convert("input", "output") // async, returns promise
.then( function(){
	// Do tons of stuff



Required Params


Type: String or Array

The Input can be one of: A String that is the file being converted, a String that is a directory of files to be converted, or an Array of files to convert.

Note: The files passed in MUST ALL be SVGs. If you want to pass in a directory that is not all SVGs, use fs.readdir, filter the results, and pass those in. An error will be thrown otherwise.


Type: String

Output folder

Optional Params


Type: Object

  • defaultWidth: normally 400px
  • defaultHeight: normally 300px
  • compress: Default false, if true, will compress your png file using optipng
  • optimizationLevel: Default 3, if compress is set to true, this will set the optimationLevel for optipng


Check out the tests!


In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.

Release History

  • v2.0.0 - Breaking change, pngfolder no longer works nor is there at all as an option. Relic of a time where it was necessary.
  • v1.0.0 - Take arrays, add minification capabilities
  • v0.7.0 - Update Phantom for cert error
  • v0.6.0 - Phantom bug fix
  • v0.5.0 - Error Handling
  • v0.4.0 - File separators for Windows
  • v0.3.0 - Tests and Bug Fixes
  • v0.2.0 - API change
  • v0.1.0 - Hey, released this thing


Copyright (c) 2013 Jeffrey Lembeck/Filament Group
Licensed under the MIT license.