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Batch convert images to pdf

Post by ClipperJJ » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:57 pm

Clients send me documents as single page jpg or bmp all the time. Like a 10-page jpg they've taken pictures of with their phone. I have to manually print to pdf then usually rotate then compile the pages to one pdf document. Is there a pdf tool that will allow me to at the very least batch convert the images to pdf, if not then compile them into one pdf?

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:04 pm

Hi, ClipperJJ

Our PDF-Tools batch processing suite is certainly capable of taking multiple input files, of varying formats, including many image formats, converting them to PDF and merging them together.

The only aspect of this process it would may be fully capable of is rotating the images. If the images have text in them, our OCR functions should be able to identify the correct orientation for each page and rotate them for you automatically, but if there is no text you would need to rotate the images manually.

You can find details about setting up custom tools here, and if you would like to automate the process, you can setup watched folders by following the steps here.

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by ClipperJJ » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:36 pm

Thanks for the response. I have PDF Tools. I just need to know which one to use. I poked around yesterday, got impatient and quit. I tried the "Create PDF from Images" tool, but either it isn't intuitive, or it isn't the correct tool. I really don't have a lot of time to read through manuals and things -- but I can skim them. I'd just like someone to tell me which tool to use from the suite. I'm former IT. I could probably build my own tool, but I really don't have that luxury these days. Which tool in the suite do you recommend, and could you provide a link to the manual?

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by DenisO » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:37 pm

Hi, ClipperJJ
based on you description "Create PDF from Images" is the Tool you need. You can run it with its default settings. Just double click on the tool and you will see Choose input file dialog
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you can add file by clicking Add file menu item or drag and drop you images to the dialog.
also you can edit input images: choose image's thumbnail and click the Edit.. (underlined item on screenshot) menu item
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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by ClipperJJ » Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:03 pm

Thank you for your response. The problem that I was having with it was I did not have "choose files" selected in the "choose input files" dialogue. I had chosen "select file list" the first time round. It's a nifty tool. Trying it on a 13 single page jpg doc that was emailed to me that I had converted a month ago and took 10 minutes to convert took about 30 seconds from open to close here.

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by ClipperJJ » Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:05 pm

I also found a manual here, which was useful.

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:04 pm

Hi, ClipperJJ

Glad to hear that you have found a solution, and our manuals! If you have any further questions, please let us know.

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by Sebastien_B » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:56 am

Hey there,

how to create PDF files from pictures withoud merging ?

Thank you

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by Dimitar - Tracker Supp » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:49 pm

Hello Sebastien,

You should use this tool in our PDF Tools, in order to convert several images without merging them :

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I hope this helps.



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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by Sebastien_B » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:59 pm

Hi Dimitar,

this tool will create one single pdf with all pictures !?

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Re: Batch convert images to pdf

Post by vmgoshko » Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:09 pm

Hello Sebastien,

Yes, this tool will create one PDF with all chosen images.

If you want to convert images to PDF one by one, you can deselect "Batch processing mode"(look above red rectangle on Dimitar's screenshot)

Also you can click "All options" or gear on the "Create PDF from images" action to open action's options dialog.

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Batch convert images to pdf

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:14 pm

:)
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