Convert Text to PNG, JPEG, or GIF Image in Python

Text-to-image conversion is often required in various cases, such as, to make the text read-only. You can convert text to images such as PNG, JPG, GIF, etc. In this article, you will learn how to convert a text to a PNG, JPEG, or GIF image programmatically in Python.

API to Convert Text to PNG, JPEG, or GIF Image in Python

To convert text to images, we will use Aspose.Words for Python. It is a powerful Python library that lets you create and manipulate text documents seamlessly. You can install the library in your Python application from PyPI using the following pip command.

> pip install aspose-words

Convert Text (TXT) to Image in Python

TXT files provide the simplest and easiest way to store plain text without any formatting. Therefore, we will use a TXT file and convert its text into PNG, JPEG, or GIF images. The following are the steps to convert text to images in Python.

  • Load the text file using the Document class.
  • Loop through all the pages in the document.
  • Extract each page using Document.extract_pages() method.
  • Save page as PNG (or another image format) using method.

The following code sample shows how to perform text to image conversion in Python.

Get a Free License

You can get a free temporary license to use Aspose.Words for Python without evaluation limitations.


In this article, you have learned how to convert a text to image programmatically in Python. You can simply install the library and use the provided code sample to convert the text to PNG, JPEG, or GIF images. In addition, you can learn more about the library using the documentation. Also, you can share your questions or queries via our forum.

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