How convert image to PDF/A compliance PDF via command line

With the command line application Image to PDF Converter, you can convert image to PDF/A compliance PDF.

PDF/A is an ISO-standardized version of the Portable Document Format (PDF) specialized for the digital preservation of electronic documents. PDF/A differs from PDF by omitting features ill-suited to long-term archiving, such as font linking (as opposed to font embedding).

Image to PDF Converter is a smart and integrated PDF creation application that is capable of converting JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD, WMF, EMF, PCX, PIC, etc. images to PDF/A compliance PDF.

In the following contents, you will how to use this command line application to convert image to PDF/A compatible PDF.

Step 1. Download & unzip

Please download Image to PDF Converter and then unzip the package to a disk on your computer. In the unzipped package, there is an executable file named img2pdf.exe which is the called program in the MS-DOS command prompt window.

Step 2. Input commands

In order to input commands, please open the MS-DOS command prompt window first. Then, you can input your commands into the MS-DOS command prompt window by referring to the command line template shown below:

img2pdf [options] <Image-file> [<PDF-file>]

The meanings of the parameters in the above command line template are as follows:

  • img2pdf is used to call the program
  • [options] is used to set parameters for the conversion
  • <Image-file> is used to specify the input image
  • [<PDF-file>] is used to specify the output PDF file

In order to convert the image to PDF/A compliance PDF file, you can use the option: -pdfa which is used to create PDF/A compliance PDF file.

For example,

img2pdf.exe -pdfa C:\in.tif C:\out.pdf

This example is to convert a TIF file to PDF/A compliance PDF file.

After finishing inputting your commands, please click the Enter button on your keyboard to run the commands.

Several seconds later, you can get the target PDF file in the specified location.

If you are really interested in this command line application, you can purchase Image to PDF Converter. But before that, you are strongly recommended to download the free trial version to have a try. After experiencing its functions, you can make your decisions then.

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