How to convert PDF to ePub eBook and remove images by command line

With the help of VeryPDF PDF to ePub Converter, you can convert PDF to ePub eBook and remove images of the original PDF files.


PDF files can look the same as the original format. However, opening a PDF document on portable devices and zooming in for better reading will have your text go outside your screen. You have to scroll in order to read the whole text.  ePub is designed for reflowable content and it can adjust properly to fit the size of different screen. ePub can optimize for particular display device and its readability for mobile devices is better than PDF.

As PDF is more popular than ePub now, most of the time, we have PDF files but not the ePub file. To get better reading experience, we want to convert PDF to ePub. VeryPDF PDF to ePub Converter is a professional command line application for converting PDF files to ePub files. In addition, it supports to remove images during the conversion from PDF to ePub.

In the following contents, you will see how to use this command line application to convert a PDF document to ePub file without images.

1. Download and unzip

Please download the package of VeryPDF PDF to ePub Converter. After the download, please unzip the downloaded file to a folder on your computer. The executable file—epubconverter.exe is the called program of this application in the MS-DOS command prompt window.

2. Input commands

In order to use this command line application, you need to open the MS-DOS command prompt window first. Then, please write your commands referring to the following command line template.

epubconverter [options] <pdf-file> [<epub-file>]

In the above template, epubconverter is to call the program. [options] is to set options for the conversion. To know all the options, you can read the readme.txt document in the unzipped folder. <pdf-file> is to specify the imported file. [<epub-file>] is to specify the exported ePub file.

To remove images, please use the option: -igimages which is used to ignore images of the ePub file.

For example,

D:\verypdf-pdf-to-epub-converter\epubconverter.exe -igimages “E:\pages.pdf” “F:\pages.epub”

This example is to convert a PDF file named pages.pdf to pages.epub and remove images of the PDF file.

In fact, this application also can convert other file format such as DOC(X), PPT(X), XLS(X), JP(E)G, PNG, BMP, TIF(F), GIF, RTF, TXT and HTML to ePub. Welcome to download this application and have a try.

If you want to own this tool permanently, just purchase VeryPDF PDF to ePub Converter.

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