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How can I batch convert subfolders of images into single PDFs?

I'm surprised I couldn't find an easy script for this online. I have a directory with lots of subdirectories, each filled with TIFFs. How can I batch convert subfolders of multiple images (TIFFs) into ...
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How to convert PSD to JPG or PNG on Linux with Gimp CLI/batch mode (or other server-side tool)?

I've been working on a theoretically simple web service to convert PSD or AI files to jpeg, png or some web-compatible format. I was able to successfully use ImageMagic's convert -flatten sample.ai ...
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Alternate method to render SVG line art from a script

I want to render a significant number of SVG files (containing line art) to PNG format (and possibly other formats), so I'm planning to write a script to do it for me. The problem is that I need to ...
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Converting a bunch of TS video segments into H.264 files

I have a lot of directories of TS video fragment files that I would like to convert into H.264 in MP4 files. Each directory consists multiple fragments that comprise one single video, and there is a ...
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1answer
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inkscape not working from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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701 views

Is there a CLI-only package to convert MS Office files to PDF?

Is there a command-line interface only package to convert Microsoft Office files to PDF? Specifically, I need to be able to export doc/docx (Word), ppt/pptx (PowerPoint), xls/xlsx (Excel), and ...
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1answer
146 views

Pixel-to-pixel conversion of .docx file to PDF

I am looking for some type of DOCX to PDF converter that can be used through the command line. I don't need any of the functionality of the original .docx to be preserved. I basically just want a ...
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132 views

convert image at command line to console stream

I'm looking for something like ImageMagick's "convert" but that outputs to the console. The obvious answer is "create a temp file and cat that" but I'd prefer not to have to go to the trouble. Are ...
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1answer
208 views

CLI program for xlxs -> csv conversion?

Is there an foss command line program that can convert between Excel (.XLXS) and Comma Separated Value (.CSV) files?
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Convert image to uncompressed PNG from the command-line

I have a compressed PNG image compressed.png. I can convert it to an uncompressed PNG decompressed.png using GIMP (saving as PNG and setting compression level to 0). How can this be done on the ...
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CHM e-book cover extraction

I would like to extract a "book cover image" from a series of CHM files, which command line tool can do that, please? I have looked at the source of the QuickLook plug-in "quickchm1.1_source" and at ...
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How does Adobe convert WAV to MP3?

When using Adobe's programs (Flash for example) to convert WAV audio to MP3 there is no silent gap added to the beginning of the MP3 file like it is when I for example use LAME (when using LAME a ...
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Covert WAV to MP3 without adding silence at the beginning

Here's whay I need to do: Convert a 30.0 sec WAV to a 30.0 MP3. I've tried doing this using LAME however no matter what I try LAME always adds a short moment of silence to the output mp3. Using LAME ...
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How to convert Word (doc) to PDF from Windows command line?

Anyone know how to convert word files (.doc) to PDF using the command line in Windows? We were using the service of OpenOffice, but in documents that have many tables and images, it ends up ruining ...
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How can I make the following conversion in VLC from the commandline?

I find the command line documentation a little overwhelming, given that I know almost nothing about codecs and the like... So the following is exactly what I'm doing in VLC (1.1.11) and it would be ...
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How to install Uniconverter (command-line app) on Mac OS 10.7.2 (Lion)?

Uniconverter is a command-line tool that shares code with the sK1 Project. it's used to convert from one type of vector graphic file to another like this: uniconverter before.eps after.svg I'm ...
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SWF to JPG conversion

Are there any command line utilities (apart from swfrender which seems to be currently broken for big resolution output) which would allow me to convert .swf files to raster images (preferably .jpg ...
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3answers
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PDF to TEXT open source command line tool

PDF to TEXT open source command line tool ? It must be Command line utility & should be open source, free to use.
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4answers
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Batch convert SVG images to desired size PNG or ICO

I have bunch of SVG icons that I'd like to use for my application to be developed in VB.Net 2010, and since it has no support to handle SVG icons, I need to convert those icons into either PNG or ICO, ...
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Is there a command line audio converter/tool a la ImageMagick?

ImageMagick is a handy, powerful command-line tool that can crop, scale, rotate, change format, apply basic (and some not-so-basic) effects to pretty much all sorts of images. Does something like it ...
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Can I convert .vsd to .svg using Visio command line?

There seems no Linux tools to convert Visio document to SVG format, so I guess the only way is save as SVG using Visio itself. But is it possible to do it in command line?
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Converting a PDF to black & white with ghostscript

Similarly to this question: Convert a PDF to greyscale on the command line in FLOSS? I have a PDF-document and want to convert it to pure black and white. So I want to discard halftones. To ...
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Free command line image converter

I need a free image converter (program that converts images from one format to other) for Windows that can be used via command line parameters. I've been searching for it for a long time, but couldn't ...
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Timezone conversion by command line

I know about http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html I can't figure out how to query http://www.google.com in a sane natural format like "5pm BST in PST". Or do I have to write such an ...
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1answer
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Convert DDS to PNG using linux command line

I need to convert thousands of DDS images to PNG format in Linux, preferably in command line. Is there any program available for such task?
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441 views

How to run a command from anywhere in Mac OS X

I need to use a command for converting my images to pvrtc. It is located in /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/usr/bin/texturetool. Right now I have to be inside that folder to be able ...
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Open source command line subtitle converter

Are there any open source, command line, subtitle converters - preferably for Linux?
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Convert a .mp3 to wav file with mplayer

I've a .mp3 file and need to convert that to an 1 channel 8kHz 8 bit wav file, anyone know how I can do that with mplayer ? If not, any other commandline tools I could use ?
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Run QuickTime from command line to export video

I have a bunch of avi's I am converting to m4v, and I can do this in QuickTime by opening the video and then go 'Save As', select a folder, select the type (iPhone, Movie, etc), blah blah blah. But I ...