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Topic: Re: Extract image to tiff format (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 80517
From: derekn
Date: 1/30/2003 11:17 AM

> We have pdfs produced by a microscope program that can only export
> it's images as pdf files (only god knows why). 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. 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.

If you want to extract the "raw" images, try pdfimages from my Xpdf
package. It dumps the images in uncompressed PBM/PPM format - you'll
need to use something else to convert to TIFF.

http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

- Derek



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