Step-by-step instruction: interface
To convert PDF to TIFF file format do the following:
- Launch Total PDF Converter. Choose a proper folder in the left-hand table.
- Choose a PDF file or several files in the central panel using check boxes.
- Select the target format - TIFF.
- After you select the target format (TIFF) you willl see a new window.
Set up the path for the file location - the folder to place the output file to. There are two ways to set up the path:
- Type in the destination.
- Press 'Diskette' button and select the file from your file tree.
If you would like to change the destination path back to the original one press 'Full stop' button.
Total PDF Converter puts the final TIFF document to the same folder where the source PDF file is by default.
- Click 'Next' on the bottom of the window or select 'Image DPI' on the left-hand side of the window.
Select quality of the produced image. The better quality results into a larger file.
You can also choose Page size of the output TIFF image.
- Press 'Next' on the bottom of the window or choose 'TIFF Compression' on the left-hand side of the window.
Choose whether you want either to uncopress the document or squeeze it.
If you would like to compress it select the way of compression.
- Press 'Next' on the bottom of the window or choose 'Multipage TIFF' on the left-hand side of the window.
If you want every page to be in a separate file check an appropriate box.
- Press 'Next' on the bottom of the window or choose 'File name template' on the left-hand side of the window.
Enter the template to create file names for every page. The # sign will be replaced by page number.
- Click 'Start conversion'. The application will show you all the parameters you have already customized.
You may choose 'Delete originals' and 'Open destination folder after converting' if needed. Press 'Start!'.
- The destination folder will be open. Find the converted TIFF files in it.
Convert PDF to TIFF via Command line
You may convert PDF to TIFF using Command line.
To do this enter the following code: PDFConverter.exe <source> <destination> -c tif,
- <source> is the destination path where the source PDF file is kept,
- <destination> is the destination 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:\TIFF\TIFF.tif - c tif
The application will convert the file PDF1.pdf into TIFF document TIFF.tif and save the converted file in the folder C:\TIFF\
There are also some rules for converting via Command line:
- To convert all the files from a proper folder use * sign.
For example: PDFConverter.exe C:\Documents\*.pdf C:\TIFF\ -c tif
The application will convert all PDF files from the folder C:\Documents\ to TIFF format and keep the converted files in the folder C:\TIFF\
- To convert a group of files put needful files to list.txt
For example: PDFConverter.exe -list List.txt C:\TIFF\ -c tif
The application will convert all the files from file list List.txt to TIFF and save them in the folder C:\TIFF\
- There are some additional options. Press 'Help' on a tool bar and choose 'Command line parameters' to observe them.
The list of additional options for command line will appear.
Detailed information on Command Line Parameters.
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