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"Paper to Audio" is a chrome extension specifically for converting academic papers to speech (this includes PDFs). It gets rid of references etc. when speaking the text. The link is: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/paper-to-audio/djncfliejhhejjgbhcopflpnlaeicnco?authuser=1 It may have a few bugs which I'm still trying to sort out. Hope this ...


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Screenplain (the command line version) will convert Fountain files to PDF, Final Draft and HTML. You need Python and Pip installed ... then just install screenplain and screenplain[pdf]. sudo pip install screenplain sudo pip install 'screenplain[PDF]' To use it, just type: screenplain sample.fountain sample.pdf (or .fdx or .html). If you ...


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CairoSVG "Convert your SVG files to PDF and PNG." homepage, source code: Python with some non-python library dependencies (e.g. cairo2), rendering engine: cairo2, license: LGPG-3.0 electron-pdf "A command line tool to generate PDF from URL, HTML or Markdown files with electron." source code: JavaScript, rendering engine: Chromium (Blink), license: ...


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I recommend you to investigate a bit different approach for generating PDF from HTML. Instead of trying to find a perfect HTML to PDF library for your technology stack (e.g. PHP) try to take advantage of using Headless Chrome for PDF generation. We used this approach to implementing pdf generation for this free resume builder. For example, try to make use ...


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You can use Syncfusion .Net PDF library to create, read, and edit PDF documents programmatically. With this library you can convert HTML,Word and Images to PDF. Please find the some helpful links to get started. HTML to PDF conversion Word to PDF conversion Image to PDF conversion To find more details refer the PDF help documentation. (Disclosure: I'm ...


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Finally I went for OCRmyPDF (https://github.com/jbarlow83/OCRmyPDF), which uses tesseract for the actual OCR part (https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract) - as I understand tesseract is a OCR tool that has been open-sourced by Google. OCRmyPDF has great documentation, also works from the command line and has many language packs: ocrmypdf -l eng ...


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1. Summary If your PDF files numbered in numerical sorting:      Weenysoft Free PDF Merger — simply solution 2. Argumentation I scan the book → I process scans → I get in output files: 1.pdf, 2.pdf, 3.pdf, …, 4147.pdf. I need preserve the order: 1.pdf — page 1 of merged PDF, 2.pdf — page 2 and so on. But use tools from section «Not helped» I can't do it ...


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This can be done easily with XnConvert, and you don't need to break the pdf up into images. In the output settings, you would tell it to output multi-page pdf to multi-page pdf. In the Actions settings you could set it to Automatic Levels or add the filter for sharpening. Another program that can do this without breaking up the pdf is NAPS2. You can use ...


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Why must it be an extension? I use Firefox, not Chrome, but have it set to open PDFs in an external application. There are scads of Windows PDF viewer apps, and displaying PDFs in two pages on a landscape display is a common setting. What I use here is the open source SumatraPDF application (https://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/free-pdf-reader.html) It gets ...


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If this is an essential business function, I wouldn't trust a program to automatically display a changed file. Indeed, by displaying a file, the application might lock it so that it cannot subsequently be updated! Better might be to display an alert on any changes to files in the folder(s), to let a user open and review the change, and then have the user ...


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markdown-it does the trick. The easiest way for one time users is going to: https://markdown-it.github.io/#fn1 pasting the markdown on the left side and copying HTML from the right side. This can be further processed with your browser or wkhtmltopdf to generate a PDF.


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If you’re looking for a library that can be used server-side to convert different image and document formats to PDF, one option is the LEADTOOLS Document Imaging SDK. (Disclosure: I'm a LEAD employee). The SDK supports splitting, merging and converting, from and to PDF, among other features. If you also need to convert text in images to searchable PDF, you ...


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1. Summary Possibly, for August, 2019 there are no programs suitable for all @Doug requirements. In section “Suggestion” I suggest alternatives. See “Problems” section, to find out what disadvantages of these alternatives do I consider significant. 2. Disclaimer This answer is relevant for 19 August, 2019. In the future data of this answer may be ...


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For the ones that is hosted on your own server and you embed the flipbook within your site, you can use dFlip PDF FlipBook jQuery Plugin. It is flash free. Costs only $29 for regular license with 6 months customer support. You can create 3D or 2D flipbooks easily with this plugin. Additionally it has awesome page rolling effect.


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The company I work for has this (paid) SDK. https://www.pdftron.com/ See this online demo https://www.pdftron.com/samples/web/samples/advanced/flipbook/ Source code https://www.pdftron.com/documentation/samples/js/flipbook https://www.pdftron.com/documentation/web/samples/advanced#flipbook


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I found an answer to my question. It is possible to package a web app as a chrome app that can be added to google chrome on chrome OS. There are existing javascript libraries for PDF generation, one of which is jsPDF (https://github.com/MrRio/jsPDF). An HTML form can be used to take data from the user. A standard format PDF file that includes this ...


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Syncfusion Essential PDF is a feature rich and high-performance .NET Core PDF library that allows you to add robust PDF functionalities to any ASP.NET Core applications. It allows you to create, read, and edit PDF documents programmatically. This library also offers functionality to merge, split, stamp, forms, and secure PDF files. Syncfusion Essential PDF ...


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Using exiftool you could use this command: exiftool -PageCount -ext pdf /path/to/pdfs/files/ If you need to recurse into subdirectories, add -r. You can list multiple directories for the command and it will process them all.


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Sumatra PDF reader appears to have that ability, though I can't find it mentioned in the docs. Open a pdf, hit F2, and a file dialog opens up. Type in the new name and it gets renamed.


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Have you tried the "Full Reader Search" feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC? This feature lets you search all of the PDFs in a folder. It's accessible in Edit>Advanced Search (Shift-Control-F on Windows). It also has a variety of options that would allow for a "fuzzy" search, but I do not think regex is available as part of this feature. Adobe Acrobat Reader ...


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You can use the following line in a CMD command prompt to get all the source code into one text file: for /r %a in (*.py *.bat *.htm *.html *.css) do (echo ********* Filename: %a ********* & type %a) >> SourceFileContents.txt The command will get files based on their filename extensions (like .py for Python and .bat for batch files, etc..) so you ...


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Reading: https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer Editting: https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-editor unless you update your question to give us a list of required features. I have used these for years and am very satisfied; have searched regularly for "better" alternatives and found none (for my personal list of ...


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There are several on-line choices. The one I use for most of my PDF-related needs has a bunch of conversion/joining functions, each with its own URL. Of those, the one relevant to your question is PDF to DOCX. Depending on your standards/expectations and the complexity of your document, this does a pretty good job. As I mentioned, there are other choices, ...


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Pandoc (https://pandoc.org/) will create PDFs from Markdown text and other formats. Sphinx (https://www.sphinx-doc.org/en/master/) is similar, but uses reStructuredText as input and is more customizable--you can define CSS to control layout, colors, and other style elements.


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You can use the command line tool, docx2pdf to batch convert word documents to pdf on Windows or macOS: https://github.com/AlJohri/docx2pdf Install: pip install docx2pdf Run: docx2pdf myFolderOfWordDocs Disclaimer: I wrote this tool.


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You may want to have a look at Open Lowcode PDF (disclaimer: I am the author of this framework). A first pre-production version was just released today on github. Feel free to have a look and provide feedback. THe library aims at creating quickly forms and corporate documents. The library is free and open-source, and also appropriate to incorporate in ...


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It should now be solved in Acrobat Reader, see https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/whats-new.html#PreferencetoreopenPDFsfromthelastAcrobatsession I'm not sure how it is in Acrobat Pro. Not available in Pro 2017 after update.


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There are two more answers to this question: Use the Full Screen mode of Xournal: View --> Full Screen. In addition, turn on One Page view: View --> One Page. If you want to get rid of the toolbars, you have to manually edit ~/.xournal/config (in case it is not existing, simply save your configuration from within Xournal: Options --> Save Preferences). ...


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Having ImageMagick, potrace and pdftools (disclaimer: I am the author of pdftools). Assuming you have an input PDF file called input.pdf: Convert every page in a BMP file using ImageMagick: mkdir bmp magick convert -density 300 input.pdf -quality 100 ./bmp/input.bmp (optional) pre-process image files: mkdir bmpproc for /r %%i in (./bmp/*.bmp) do mkbitmap ...


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