Convert PDF files to JPEG, TIFF and more..

On August 27, 2009, in Convert, imagemagick, jpeg, pdf, by Dipin Krishna
Use ImageMagic’s convert program to convert between image formats as well as resize an image, blur, crop, despeckle, dither, draw on, flip, join, re-sample, and much more.

To install ImageMagick in your ubuntu(or other debian distros) type this at terminal:

 $ sudo aptitude install imagemagick

Convert PDF files (examples)

convert from pdf to jpeg
$ convert input_file_name.pdf output_file_name.jpeg

The above may give you a small image, For a large image use:
convert -density size input_file_name.pdf output_file_name.jpeg
replace size with your desired resolution eg: 200

convert from pdf to tiff
$ convert file_name.pdf file_name.tiff

Click for more about ImageMagick’s convert program


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