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JavaScript SVG parser and renderer on Canvas. It takes the URL to the SVG file or the text of the SVG file, parses it in JavaScript and renders the result on Canvas. It also can be used to rasterize SVG images.


Install this library using your favorite package manager:

pnpm add canvg

Then, just import Canvg and use it:

import { Canvg } from 'canvg';

let v = null;

window.onload = async () => {
const canvas = document.querySelector('canvas');
const ctx = canvas.getContext('2d');

v = await Canvg.from(ctx, './svgs/1.svg');

// Start SVG rendering with animations and mouse handling.

window.onbeforeunload = () => {


Please see live examples.

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