?
Solved

vb.net pdf -> jpg thumbnail

Posted on 2010-01-07
3
Medium Priority
?
861 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Im trying to write an application, that has loads of PDF files in, and Id like to extract the first page as a jpg file which I can use as a thumbnail image.

Only thing is I can only find components that cost £100's that convert pdf to jpg. Does anyone know of a freebie I can use?

I know there are free pdf components for vb.net, but I cant seem to find one that converts to JPGs.

Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:tonelm54
3 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Joanne M. Orzech
ID: 26210005
I don't know if this thread will help at all as it doesn't deal with vb.net but for what it's worth, this can be done right inside Acrobat
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/Adobe_Acrobat/Q_25021235.html
0
 

Author Comment

by:tonelm54
ID: 26295684
I need to automate it really.
0
 
LVL 83

Accepted Solution

by:
CodeCruiser earned 2000 total points
ID: 26314052
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

One of the questions I get asked again and again is how to validate a field value in an AcroForm with a custom validation script. Adobe provided a lot of infrastructure to do that with just a simple script. Let’s take a look at how to do that wit…
If you need to start windows update installation remotely or as a scheduled task you will find this very helpful.
We often encounter PDF files that are pure images, that is, they do not have text characters, but instead contain only raster graphics. The most common causes of this are document scanning software and faxing software/services that create image-only…
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…
Suggested Courses

850 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