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Batch convert TIFF to PDF under OS X #

Paul Thompson kindly responded to my question on how to convert multiple TIF files into multiple PDF documents:
You can create pdf files from a tif file by using the console program: sips

% sips -s format pdf input_directory/*.tif --out output_directory

ignore the warnings it renames the files for you.
to get more information on sips type:

% man sips

UPDATE: Combine all of the PDFs into a single PDF file:

/System/Library/Automator/Combine\ PDF\ Pages.action/Contents/Resources/join.py -o merged.pdf *.pdf

/mac | Jan 04, 2006


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