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PHP or Linux script to convert from PDF to .gif, .png, .tiff or .jpg format file

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I understand that PHP GD library does not support convesion from a PDF file to a raster format.

Does anyone have a suggestion for a PHP script or Linux script (callable from PHP) that can do this conversion?

thanks
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Or much more easier if you have shell access (ImageMagick too):

shell_exec ( "convert file.pdf file.gif" );
shell_exec ( "convert file.pdf file.png" );
shell_exec ( "convert file.pdf file.tif" );
shell_exec ( "convert file.pdf file.jpg" );
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thanks all!
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