Blog articles tagged bitmap

Print-preview rendering

by Mike Bremford

Creating a bitmap image from a PDF is normally done in RGB, but when that PDF contains overprinting or depends on CMYK blending, you need something more. This article tells you how.

Converting PDFs to bitmap PDFs

by Mike Bremford

There are many situations where a PDF has to be "rasterized" - the contents of each page turned into a bitmap image - such as when a PDF is being converted to PDF/A and the page contents cannot be repaired. This article shows how to do it efficiently.

Converting PDF to TIFF, PNG and JPEG

by Mike Bremford

We're asked some questions more than others at BFO, and one of the most common concerns conversion of a PDF to a bitmap image format - typically TIFF, but sometimes JPEG or another format. This process is called "rasterization" and while it's very easy to do with the "extended plus viewer" version of our PDF Library, it's worth going over in more detail.