Server-side Image generation with Node.js

Is it possible to generate images from polotno JSON on the backend?

Yes, you can leverage a polotno-node package.

Using polotno-node you can use most of Polotno Store API. The common usage is image export from Polotno JSON:

const fs = require('fs');
// import polotno-node API
const { createInstance } = require('polotno-node');

async function run() {
  // create working instance
  const instance = await createInstance({
    // to create your own API key please go here:
    key: 'nFA5H9elEytDyPyvKL7T',

  // load sample json
  const json = JSON.parse(fs.readFileSync('polotno.json'));
  // here you can manipulate JSON somehow manually
  // for example replace some images or change text

  // then we can convert json into image
  const imageBase64 = await instance.jsonToImageBase64(json); // by default it will be png image
  // write image into local file
  fs.writeFileSync('out.png', imageBase64, 'base64');

  // also we can export design into lower size
  // and change image type
  const jpegImage = await instance.jsonToImageBase64(json, {
    pixelRatio: 0.5, // make image twice smaller
    mimeType: 'image/jpeg',
  fs.writeFileSync('out.jpg', jpegImage, 'base64');

  // close instance


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