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Convert PDF to PNG


Step-by-step instruction: interface

For converting PDF file to PNG one you should do the following steps:

  1. Launch Total PDF Converter. Choose a proper folder in a left-hand table.
  2. Choose a proper PDF file in a central panel with the help of a check box.
  3. Select the target format - PNG.


  4. Afterc choosing the target format (PNG) you will see a new window. Customize the destination path where the file will be kept.

    There are two ways to do it:

    • Enter the path.
    • Choose the file from a folder tree by clicking 'Diskette' button.
    • If you want to make changes in file destination press 'Full stop' button. The program will change the path to the default one.


    Note: If you do not customize the path the converter will set up the path for you.

  5. Click ‘Next’ on the bottom of the window or select ‘Image DPI’ on the left-hand side of the window. Select quality and size of the produced image.


  6. Click ‘Next’ on the bottom of the window or select ‘Page processing’ on the left-hand side of the window. Decide if you want to combine the pages into one file or place every page to a separate one. Use this option if the conversion of the PDF file is unsuccessful.


  7. Click ‘Next’ on the bottom of the window or select ‘File name template’ on the left-hand side of the window. Enter the template to create files for every page. The # sign will be replaced by page number.


  8. Press 'Start conversion'. The program will show you all the parameters you have already set up. If you need you can choose ‘Delete originals’ and ‘Open destination folder after converting’. Press ‘Start!’.


  9. In that case if you have checked ‘Open destination folder after converting’ parameter after pressing 'Start!' the program will open the folder where the file was located.

  10. The destination folder will be open. Find the converted PNG files in it.


Conversion via Command line

It is possible to convert PDF to PNG using Command line. It helps to convert files from within other programs.

To do this enter the following code: PDFConverter.exe <source> <destination> -c png,


  • <source> is the path where the source PDF file is kept,
  • <destination> is the path where converted file should be located,

Note: If you have a path with spaces use quotation marks.

For example: PDFConverter.exe C:\Documents\PDF1.pdf C:\PNG\PNG.png - c png

Conversion of the file PDF1.pdf into PNG document PNG.png and saving the converted file in the folder C:\PNG\

There are also some rules for converting via Command line:

  1. To convert all the files from a proper folder use * sign.

    For example: PDFConverter.exe C:\Documents\*.pdf C:\PNG\ -c png

    Conversion of all PDF files from this folder C:\Documents\ to PNG format and saving the converted files in the folder C:\PNG\

  2. To convert a batch of files put proper files to list.txt

    For example: PDFConverter.exe -list List.txt C:\PNG\ -c png

    Conversion of all the files from file list List.txt to PNG and saving them in the folder C:\PNG\

  3. There are additional options too. To observe them click 'Help' on a tool bar and choose 'Command line parameters'


    The list of additional options for command line will appear.

    Detailed information on Command Line Parameters.

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