Convert image to PDF and compress PDF totally free

   For long time preservation and archives of image files, normally we will convert image to PDF or PDF /A file. However, some times the output PDF files are very big in size, for saving the PDF files in less space, compressing PDF file is needed. In this article, I will show you how to convert image to PDF file then compress the output PDF files totally free.

Convert image to PDF

First, download software Image to PDF Converter to your PC. This software was developed to command line version for easy use together with other computer application like c#, VB or others. So after downloading, please unzip it to some folder and check the elements in the extracted package.

Second, read readme.text file and run the conversion following examples in the readme. text. Open MS Dos Window first, then input the full file path of the executable file-img2pdf.exe. Input the full path of the image file which needs converting, following the output PDF destination.

             Example: img2pdf.exe C:\in.jpg C:\out.pdf

If you need to convert image file to PDF/A, please add parameter “-pdfa ”.

         -pdfa: create PDF/A compliance PDF file

If you need to adjust the output PDF margin, please add the following parameters.

       -margin <string>     : set page margin to PDF file
        -margin 10          : set margin to 10pt to left
        -margin 10×10       : set margin to 10pt to left,top
        -margin 10x10x10    : set margin to 10pt to left,top,right
        -margin 10x10x10x10 : set margin to 10pt to left,top,right,bottom

Example: img2pdf.exe –pdfa  -margin 10x10x10x10 C:\in.tif C:\out.pdf

Read carefully and follow the instruction in the readme.text file. The parameters of software will help you make wonderful PDF or PDF/A files from image.

Compress PDF file.

Sometimes the output PDF files are too big to save for a long run. For delivering better service, I searched and tested a totally free online tool for compressing PDF file. Here is its webpage link:http://www.verypdf.com/online/free-pdf-compress-online.php . Get a first impression of it by the following snapshot of  its website.

free online PDF compression tool
            Fig 1 free online PDF compression tool

Step 1 to 3 is a rough guide for how to use this software.  Especially for compressing image PDF, it develops three categories to three kinds of PDF files, color image, grayscale images and monochrome images. Form compressing font part, it has another special way.

  Use ImagePDF Image to PDF Converter together with this free online tool,you can make small but high quality PDF files. During the using, if you have any question,please leave us a comment. We will reply you at the first time.

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