Mohanapriya R Mohanapriya R
Updated date May 27, 2024
In this article, we will learn how to convert strings to bitmaps effortlessly in C#.

Converting Strings to Bitmap in C#

In C#, converting strings to bitmaps is useful in various scenarios, such as creating dynamic graphics or processing textual data for display. 

Let's start by creating a simple console application that shows the conversion. We will be using the System.Drawing namespace, so ensure that you have the necessary references in your project.

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;

class Program
    static void Main()
        // Your input string
        string inputString = "Hello, TechieHook!";

        // Convert the string to a bitmap
        Bitmap bitmap = StringToBitmap(inputString);

        // Save the bitmap to a file (optional)
        bitmap.Save("output.bmp", ImageFormat.Bmp);

        Console.WriteLine("String to Bitmap conversion successful!");

    static Bitmap StringToBitmap(string input)
        // Set font and brush
        Font font = new Font("Arial", 16);
        Brush brush = new SolidBrush(Color.Black);

        // Create a bitmap with a white background
        Bitmap bitmap = new Bitmap(200, 50);
        Graphics graphics = Graphics.FromImage(bitmap);

        // Draw the string on the bitmap
        graphics.DrawString(input, font, brush, 10, 10);

        return bitmap;

This program defines a function StringToBitmap that takes a string as input and converts it into a bitmap. The string is drawn on the bitmap using a specified font and brush. The resulting bitmap is then saved to a file (optional) and a success message is displayed in the console as shown below.


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