Convert multiple images to multi page PDF (with specific page order)

convert {1..12}.png MyMultiPageFile.pdf
Creates a PDF from multiple images. One page per image. If you want a specific arbitrary order you can use {1,3,5,10,12} * you may use jpg, tif etc ** if you do use jpg images you might want to add "-compress Zip" as suggested below to prevent from having the images from being re-compressed.

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By: lpanebr
2013-03-26 01:30:38

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You should write like that : convert {1..12}.png MyMultiPageFile.pdf
Zulu · 269 weeks and 5 days ago
Add "-compress Zip" for lossless conversion of JPEG. The PNG to PDF handling in `convert` does seem to be lossless, however.
mhs · 269 weeks and 5 days ago
JPEG note! When dealing with JPEGs, specify "-compress Zip" (for lossless conversion). The PNG to PDF handling in `convert` is however, lossless.
mhs · 269 weeks and 5 days ago
Sorry for the double post... Next time I will have remember to enable javascript when posting to CLF...
mhs · 269 weeks and 5 days ago

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