Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines

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Caroline
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Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines

Post by Caroline » Wed May 07, 2014 10:33 am

Hello everyone,

ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional can be fully automated through command line interface.

Bellow you will find all supported parameters of the latest available version that can be downloaded from http://pdfreducer.orpalis.com/

Syntax:

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 pdfreducer.exe [parameters]
Parameters can be:
  • /Min to start application with minimized window state (since PDF Reducer 1.1.7)
    /P <input folder>
    /F <input file(s)> (note: each file path is delimited by the vertical bar character '|')
    /D <destination folder>
    /T <number of threads>
    /NS (don't process sub folders)
    /DC to disable the "color detection" option
    /DR to disable the "re-compress images" option
    /DU to disable the "discard unused objects" option
    /DD to disable the "downscale images" option
    /Q <image quality value> (0: low, 1: Medium, 2: High, 3: Very high)
    /R <resolution> (image downscale resolution)
    /DJ2K to disable the "JPEG 2000 compression" option
    /RF to remove form-fields
    /RA to remove annotations
    /RB to remove bookmarks
    /RE to remove embedded files
    /linearized to enable fast web view
    /MRC to enable MRC compression (since PDF Reducer 2.0.2)
Example 1: reducing C:\myPdfs\input\file1.pdf and C:\myPdfs\input\file2.pdf using 2 CPU threads and saving them to C:\myPdfs\output:

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pdfreducer.exe /F "C:\myPdfs\input\file1.pdf|C:\myPdfs\input\file2.pdf" /D "C:\myPdfs\output" /T 2
Example 2: reducing all documents (including sub-folders) available C:\myDocuments using 8 CPU threads:

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pdfreducer.exe /P "C:\myDocuments" /D "C:\myDocuments" /T 8
Need more example? Do not hesitate to contact our team through http://www.orpalis.com/contact/, we will be glad to assist!

Best Regards,

Caroline

fabianosantini
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Re: Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines

Post by fabianosantini » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:02 pm

Good morning

I am evaluating PDF Reducer (TRIAL release), please confirm me:

With GUI I can set up:
ONLY PROCESS PDF file and the version of PDF file in output (..... 1.6 or 1.7)

With command line is are available the equivalent options?

Thanks

foolish
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Re: Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines

Post by foolish » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:28 am

I appreciate your advices! Thanks

Coralie
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Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines to choose the document formats to process.

Post by Coralie » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:55 pm

Hello everyone,

You can add a command line option to choose the document formats to process.
Bellow, you will find all supported parameters of the latest available version that can be downloaded from http://pdfreducer.orpalis.com/

Syntax:
./pdfReducer.exe /IF <input format(s)>
/IF <input format(s)> (note: each document format is delimited by the vertical bar character '|')

Supported formats are:
ICO, BMP, WBMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, FAXG3, EXIF, EMF, WMF, JNG, KOALA, IFF, MNG, PCD, PCX, PBM, PBMRAW, PFM, PGM, PGMRAW, PPM, PPMRAW, RAS, TARGA, PSD, CUT, XBM, XPM, DDS, HDR, SGI, EXR, J2K, JP2, JBIG, PICT, RAW, WEBP, DICOM, JBIG2, MEMORYBMP, PDF, SVG, RTF, DOCX and TXT.

Coralie
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Re: Using ORPALIS PDF Reducer Professional in Command Lines

Post by Coralie » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:26 am

Hello everyone,

You can add some Command Lines option:

/KT: to keep the original last edition and access time of the input files
/IF: to choose the document formats to process
/LOG: to export logs to destination folder
/DW: to disable warning when input and output directory are identical
/DO: to delete the original files when they are successfully reduced
/RH: to remove the hyperlinks from a document

Need more example? Do not hesitate to contact our team through http://www.orpalis.com/contact/, we will be glad to assist!

Best Regards,
Coralie

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