Convert images (jpg, png, ...) into a PDF

convert images*.* <my_pdf>.pdf
Converts images (maybe from scans) into a PDF

By: giray
2009-04-14 05:27:20

What Others Think

not working for me convert images*.* abcd.pdf convert: unable to open image `images*.*': No such file or directory. convert: missing an image filename `abcd.pdf'.
megerdin · 695 weeks and 5 days ago
convert images/*.* .pdf works now.
megerdin · 695 weeks and 5 days ago
'*', not '*.*' - this is not DOS or MS Windows
rjc · 695 weeks and 4 days ago
I tried the command, but the resulting pdf is encrypted so I can't access it - are there some options for a workaround?
khaselhorst · 695 weeks and 4 days ago
The "convert" command is part of the ImageMagick package. If you don't have ImageMagick installed, you won't have this "convert" command.
jms1 · 695 weeks and 3 days ago
Svish · 695 weeks ago
Did this for many PNG's and the quality of the PDF was not good at all.
josue · 664 weeks and 3 days ago
in karmic i get a segmentation default when i use the convert command, so i found out that you can do it another way too. get the tools: sudo apt-get install a2ps ps2pdf then cd to the folder where your images are: a2ps --title='the pdf title' -R --columns=1 --rows=1 *.jpg ps2pdf test.pdf
nickleus · 657 weeks and 3 days ago
seofox · 38 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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