Dear Community, I am working with histology TIFFs. Sometimes they are as big as 3 GBs. They are multipage tiffs (12 pages). My platform is. I have a set of Multi Page TIF image files, which I am trying to split into individual images. I have tried using convert, which does the trick, but. I have a collection of 10, or so PDF files that need to be converted to Multi- Page Tiff’s. I would like to group the files and do this in chunks.

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Maybe add buffers for writing If you have any doubts, then post your TIFF file to some place such as dropbox. But as Anthony said all was not lost, so i used -draw to complete my task and worked perfectly.

Convert many ro to multi-page tiff Ask Question. And it is just as easy as skeched by me. Karol S 1 7. But apparently Imagemagick can extract a specific tif from the original file without loading it completely, so was able to split the bigger file with a simple bash script: The smaller cases do not pose any problems, but the larger ones do. Email Required, but never shown.

I understand from the examples what the commands are suppose to do but I’m not any closer to making it happen. Email Required, but never shown.

I had the same problem today while trying to split a image, 1G tif file. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.


For what I’m doing, I actually need a multi-page tiff. I suspect it is just taking longer to process all pages than you might think in terms of reading them all in and writing them all out.

Other people have had problems geting small PDF’s that work well. Looks like the file works fine. I found the topic “possible bug converting acrobat pdf to other formats” in the list after searching for PDF Delegates Hannu Not easy for who?

imagemagick – Creating and splitting large multipage TIFF images – Super User

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Thanks for all the help, you guys are imagdmagick. I need to radically reduce amount of memory used during the operation. It takes a bit more time, but you get better results.

combine tif file to a multi page tif – ImageMagick

I guess the only way to know for sure is to test it. I also selected different pages, no issues Post by wchelly hotmail. Some improvements that helped me: IM is a raster tool. Perhaps you have the wrong device specified in delegates.

At some point I would like to also do this on Windows, tkff at this point we are just working on Ot. Which is what ImageMagick imagemagickk designed to work with.

Do you have enough RAM? My husband has used this software all the time for many many years for other imaging tasks, and he tells me he has never had this much difficulty either installing it or running functions. This is what led us to adding the extra commands which does convert all of the pages, we just get an extra page 1.


I think I am going to have to seriously consider my alternatives.

I’m very surprised this isn’t documented more, specifically converting multiple images into a single multi-paged tiff. Give me a link to your four pages PDF and I will give it a try.

I have to admit that I am an ameteur so I would appreciate any input on this theory. I don’t have to necessarily use ImageMagick, any other free tool will be fine.

Of multipzge ill be tuned, as i said im kinda new on IM and i really want to learn all the benefits of using IM on compose and converting image files. And the tiff has a page per each png.


No idea though how to create a big file without running out of memory, so maybe this is half an answer? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It seems the only option is to build from source though, so if multi-paged tiffs aren’t being generated then do the above.

Multi-page tiff to single page tiff – crashing Windows Questions ot postings pertaining to the usage of ImageMagick regardless of the interface.