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So I have a 16mb SVG file with about 30,000 nodes and I've been trying to convert it to a 10,000x10,000 png image. I tried a lot of stuff and the closest I got was with inkscape, but it got some weird error halfway through the command and only rendered half the image. Does anyone know the best way to do this?

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What error message did you get? There is no way determine what steps might solve the problem (other application or otherwise) without knowing what problem inkscape encountered. –  Paul Mar 21 '13 at 5:33
    
Well heres what happens when I try it: puu.sh/2lgCO –  user209128 Mar 21 '13 at 5:34
    
(note I removed your request for a product recommendation to avoid it being closed as off topic) –  Paul Mar 21 '13 at 5:34
    
What version are you running? Older versions got this issue through memory usage, but given the size of the output, it may be that you are just coming up against a lack of memory. –  Paul Mar 21 '13 at 5:37
    
Its version 0.48.4 I think, I downloaded it like a hour ago. By the way I have 16gb of 1688mhz ram but apparently its not using that at all, might there be a way to tell inkscape to use more ram? –  user209128 Mar 21 '13 at 5:38
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Imagemagick is a dedicated command line tool for converting and manipulating images, so may product better results:

convert -density 1200 -resize 10000x10000 your.svg your.png

You may need to change the density command to get optimal results

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Well I tried this and it worked except the resulting image is like really fuzzy and low-res. Its also 208mb which is a bit big. –  user209128 Mar 21 '13 at 5:55
    
@user209128 It can take a bit of trial and error to get good results, try the change above. –  Paul Mar 21 '13 at 6:01
    
Thank you this worked! –  user209128 Mar 21 '13 at 6:18
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