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Re: convert jpg 2 pdf memory ?

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 23:18:47 -0600, Lance Hoffmeyer <lance@augustmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have about 280 jpg's of approximately 250k each that I am trying
> to convert into a single pdf.  I keep running out of memory.  I
> can convert about 50 or 60 at a time just fine but if I try to convert
> 75 I run out of memory.  What are my possible workarounds so that I
> can convert all of the jpg's into a single pdf?  Is there a buffer
> or memory command in convert I might use?  I could create 6 pdf's.
> If I did this is there a way to convert these 6 pdf's into a single pdf?
> I am running a SMP AMD 1.8G machine with 1G memory.  Kind of suprised
> I ran out of memory on this task actually.
> Lance

Hi lance
   Make pdfs in batches of 50 and use pdftk to join the pdf files. I'm
not sure if it works but is worth a try.


Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
Cornell University

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