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Topic: Re: Extract image to tiff format (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 80410
From: LeonardR
Date: 1/29/2003 05:51 AM

At 4:55 AM +1100 1/29/03, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>We have pdfs produced by a microscope program that can only export
>it's images as pdf files (only god knows why).

Cool! What program is that??


> The file is named with the associated image description. Does any
>one have or know of a method to extract the image (only object in
>the file) to a tiff file and name it the same as the pdf.

The image inside of the PDF won't be a "native" TIFF image
since PDF's don't include TIFF's. So any software would have to
either rasterize the PDF page into TIFF or extract and convert.


>I would like to use a visual basic program to manage batching of
>this process if possible. We have hundreds of files to convert.
>Thanks for any help.
>

ImageMagick - http://www.imagemagick.org will happily let you
convert all of the PDF's into TIFF's.


Leonard
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