Print Documents to Images in Batch Mode

Universal Document Converter is virtual printer software that saves any document you print as an image file. Below is a source code example that can help you to accomplish your task with Universal Document Converter.

  1. Open printer settings panel: Start=>Settings=>Printers.
  2. If Universal Document Converter is not your default printer, right-click it and select
    Set as Default Printer option from the menu.
  3. Open Universal Document Converter Settings window, activate the required profile or adjust settings manually.
  4. Press OK.
  5. Press Start=>Run and enter command line for your task:

    • PDF file
      • If you have Acrobat Reader installed:
        AcroRd32.exe /p /h "C:\My Documents\PDF\filename.pdf"
      • If you have Acrobat Writer (Acrobat full version) installed:
        Acrobat.exe /p /h "C:\My Documents\PDF\filename.pdf"
    • Text file
      notepad.exe /p "C:\My Documents\RTF\filename.txt"
    • RTF file
      WORDPAD.EXE /p "C:\My Documents\RTF\filename.rtf"
    • Microsoft Outlook file
      OUTLOOK.EXE /p "C:\My Documents\OUTLOOK\filename.msg"
    • Microsoft Visio file
      visio.exe /pt "C:\My Documents\Visio\filename.vsd" "Universal Document Converter"
    • HTM or HTML file
      rundll32.exe MSHTML.DLL,PrintHTML "C:\My Documents\HTM\filename.htm"
    • URL file (e.g. from Favorites folder)
      rundll32.exe MSHTML.DLL,PrintHTML "C:\My Documents\Favorites\filename.url"
    • Font file
      fontview.exe /p Arial.ttf
    • Microsoft PowerPoint file
      POWERPNT.EXE -p "C:\My Documents\Presentations\filename.ppt"

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  • Elena Watson, PhD

    Russia

    «Universal Document Converter allows me to turn either the whole document or parts of it into a picture, thus ensuring that the end result will not be distorted and will appear exactly as intended.»