There are three steps to convertformat file and set the bit depth for the target file if you use the software HTML Converter Command Line which is a powerful HTML conversion software to allow you to create previews or thumbnails of web pages in a number of different formats, such as TIF, TIFF, JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, PCX, TGA, JP2 (JPEG2000), PNM, etc. HTML Converter Command Line also allows you to convert web pages to PDF, PS (postscript), WMF, EMF vector formats.In the command line application,you can take a very easy command line to set the bit depth as the commonly used value—1,8 and 24.1-bit depth image can store only 2 kinds of color—black and white,8-bit can store 256 kinds of color while the 24-bit can store more—16 million kinds of color.So setting bit depth controls the file size and the bright degree of the image file,which is very important to most of graphics designers.
You can download HTML Converter Command Line at http://www.verypdf.com/htmltools/htmltools.zip and you can also get the main introduction of the software at http://www.verypdf.com/htmltools/index.html. If you want to know more functions about HTML Converter Command Line,you can visit the website http://www.verypdf.com/htmltools/htmltools-manual.htm to read its user manual.
Here are the specific steps to set the bit depth when convertingformat file.
Step1.Run cmd.exe program
You can run cmd.exe dialog program by clicking “start”—“run” and inputting “cmd” in “open” edit box,then clicking “OK” button or pressing “Windows”+ “R” on your keyboard at the same time.
Step2.Input command line in cmd.exe dialog box
"C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Local Settings\Temp\htmltools\htmltools.exe" -bitcount 8 www.verypdf.com verypdf.tif
The command line above is the example of converting html to tif.
"C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Local Settings\Temp\htmltools\htmltools.exe" is the path of called program—htmltools.exe which is the executable file in HTML Converter Command Line.The file htmltools.exe saves in the installation directory of HTML Converter Command Line.
-bitcount 8 is the DOS command about value of bit depth of target file.
www.verypdf.com is the URL of some webpage.When you run the conversion,htmltools.exe will search for the information on the webpage and download them automatically.You can also convert the local html file to tif format file.So it can be seen as source file.
verypdf.tif is the name of target file.You can specify the directory for it here such as C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\verpdf.tif and in a few seconds later,the file will be saved in the location.
Step3.Browse your target file
You can find the target file in current directory.Just use some program to view your target file such as Photoshop,GSview,IrfanView and so on.