NConvert MultiPage TIF to PDF

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JerrySartin
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NConvert MultiPage TIF to PDF

Post by JerrySartin » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:37 pm

I want to be able to produce a multipage PDF from a multipage TIF. I'm able to do this using XnConvert, but not with NConvert. Is there a trick to doing this? I see there's an option to export a batch script from XnConvert, but when i use this feature, all i get is a batch file with the single word 'NCONVERT' in it.

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Re: NConvert MultiPage TIF to PDF

Post by cday » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:50 pm

JerrySartin wrote:I want to be able to produce a multipage PDF from a multipage TIF.
Please try this code:

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nconvert -multi -out pdf -o test.pdf test.tif
I've omitted compression of the output PDF file, as the optimum type of compression will depend on the colour depth of your images, please see the NConvert help file:

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Options :
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-c value          : Compression number (default : 0)
              PDF    : 1 (Fax), 2 (Rle), 3 (LZW), 4(ZIP), 5 (JPEG)
...
-q value          : JPEG/PNG/FPX/WIC/PDF quality (default : 100)
            
Update 11 June 2016

The default JPEG compression value used by NConvert is now 85:

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-q value          : JPEG/FPX/WIC/PDF quality (default : 85)
From the NConvert 6.82 help file, version in which change ocurred not known.

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