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PDF Description Exporter Command Line

As a popular file format, PDF supports description information, such as author, title, creator, and creation date, embedded in a PDF file which is useful for archiving, searching and sharing. PDF Description Exporter Command Line can export and save these descriptions and make them available for other application.

PDF Description Exporter Command Line is a command line based application, which has three separate versions for Windows, Mac OS and Linux systems. The commands and options for the three operating systems are all the same, so you will know how to use all of them after you have learnt using one of the version applications.

The following paragraphs are about the usage of exporting PDF description using Windows version VeryPDF PDF Description Exporter Command Line, and you can perform the same operations with the same command under the Mac OS and Linux version ones.

You firstly should download the package of the Windows version application. It is free for downloading and trial. Unpack the package to any directory in your disk, and then you will see the executable file in sub directory bin. Open a command prompt window in your Windows system, and then you can run the application.

The commands for exporting descriptions of a PDF is

pdftoolbox in.pdf -getinfo -outfile info.txt

In the commands, the input file is in.pdf, and the option -getinfo tells the application pdftoolbox to export descriptions of PDF file in.pdf. The descriptions including PDF title, author, subject, keywords, etc., will be saved in info.txt in regular format. Then you might use these descriptions for searching or archiving. Furthermore, you can also apply these exported descriptions to other PDF with -setinfo option.

The methods of set PDF description can be learnt in article PDF Description Editor Command Line.

There are more supported options of PDF Description Exporter Command Line. You can learn them in the sub directory test where there are many examples for the options.

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