Convert g3 faxes to ps/pdf

Wouter van Marle wouterm at spammers-unite-here.com
Tue Jan 14 06:48:41 CET 2003


Marius,

I have fax2pdf installed - this does not do the job as it does not recognise
g3 fax files. Sourceforge is indeed a good tool, I checked that as well.
Google gives in these cases so many results that it takes too long to find
the right one (and the options you found don't even work).
Better ask the experts right away :)

Wouter.

"marius" <postmaster at 127.0.0.1> wrote in message
news:MPG.188c7c84d11207f89896bd at newszilla.xs4all.nl...
>
> > I am fiddling a bit with mgetty+sendfax, writing a program in Python as
> > front-end.
> >
> > These programs send and receive their faxes as g3 format, which is fine
for
> > that purpose. For viewing and storing I want them as ps or pdf file! (to
> > convert between those two is trivial with ps2pdf).
> >
> > Any clue on how to convert from g3 to ps? (or where I could ask this
> > question)
> > I tried fax2ps (from libtiff-progs), doesn't work - complains that it
does
> > not know the g3 file (is not a tiff file).
> >
> > I don't mind to have to use a few steps - e.g. g3 --> tiff --> ps -->
pdf.
>
> A simple search of:
> http://www.google.com/searc
> h?q=convert%20g3%20tiff%
> 20pdf&sourceid=mozilla-
> search&start=0&start=0
> &ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
>
> brought me to:
> http://fax2pdf.sourceforge.
> net/
>
> Another convert environment
> is:
> http://www.imagemagick.org






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