Solved

Convert PDF to GIF/JPG using only PHP

Posted on 2004-09-08
6
1,948 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hey gang,

How can I convert an automatically downloaded PDF file to GIF/JPG using only PHP?  

I'd prefer to not have to buy a PDF library if at all possible.  I know there are free PHPPDF libraries out there so that would be the way to go if at all possible.

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:Palamedes
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Marcus Bointon
ID: 12014865
This thread should tell you what you need, and it doesn't need a PDF library (though it does require other, free, libraries):

http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=134543
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Palamedes
ID: 12018259
I've looked into that method already and there is no way I am going to get that through my security people.   They wont allow the exec thing.  

So again, how can I convert it using only PHP (as per my question)?
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Daij-Djan earned 25 total points
ID: 12033672
no way if you dont want to use imageMagick's convert
0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Marcus Bointon
Marcus Bointon earned 25 total points
ID: 12054870
You don't need to do the exec thing if you have the ImageMagick extension compiled in:

http://pecl.php.net/package/imagick
0

Featured Post

Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction HTML checkboxes provide the perfect way for a web developer to receive client input when the client's options might be none, one or many.  But the PHP code for processing the checkboxes can be confusing at first.  What if a checkbox is…
Build an array called $myWeek which will hold the array elements Today, Yesterday and then builds up the rest of the week by the name of the day going back 1 week.   (CODE) (CODE) Then you just need to pass your date to the function. If i…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
The viewer will learn how to count occurrences of each item in an array.

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

7 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now