How to merge multiple image files into one pdf file


February 11, 2013 by marmadukerobida

So you have used a small script and downloaded the 120 pages of the book you are interested in (and want to liberate). Good for you. You may have noticed that it is not very easy to browse or share a book split into dozens of images.
Luckily, there is a very easy way to merge dozens of .tiff or .jpg files into one single pdf file:

  1. Download and install Imagemagick, a free cross-platform image processing software.
  2. Copy all the images from a unique book into a new folder.
  3. Open a command line interpreter (windows command prompt, any linux shell,…) and go to the folder where your images are.
  4. Type convert *.tiff myliberatedbook.pdf and press ENTER. You may have a warning message, but it is OK. Your pdf file is created in the same folder.
  5. Enjoy your book on a tablet, share it, free it !

As you can see this is very easy, but if you are not familiar with the command line, just ask for help !


One thought on “How to merge multiple image files into one pdf file

  1. Iván Yossi says:

    Didn’t know about this, thanks for sharing :]. for images I might need to create a canvas first to pages are same size.

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