Please keep reading this article if you need to use command line to split PDF file of multiple pages into single-page PDF files instantly.
This time, the main processing tool is VeryPDF PDF Toolbox Command Line, which is professional tool for users to merge PDF, set PDF passwords, as well as splitting PDF files, etc.. Here are suitable Windows systems this tool can be compatible with:
- Windows 2000 / XP / Server 2003 / Vista / Server 2008 / 7 and later systems of both 32 and 64-bit
In addition, this tool has Mac version and Linux version, and more info about them can be found at its homepage under different tabs.
Want to check split PDF files of single page from multi-page PDF file? The following snapshots show you more information:
Then, if you need to know how to use trial version VeryPDF PDF Toolbox Command Line to split multi-page PDF file with command line, the following paragraphs tell you more:
Step1. Run cmd.exe
Running cmd.exe enables opening of command prompt window in Windows systems, and the reason why we need to open it is that command prompt window is running environment of commands on Windows platforms.
Step2. Split PDF file into single-page PDF files
Firstly, here is essential parameter for splitting PDF:
- -split: split a multi-page PDF file into single-page PDF files
When splitting PDF, you can add suffix like _%04d to the end of the specified output file name so that numbers like 0001 can be added to the result PDF file names automatically.
Then, the following examples can be referred to for your own process:
D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\pdftoolbox.exe D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\b.pdf -split –outfile D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\split.pdf
Note: example above only convert 1st page of added PDF file to single-page PDF file
D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\pdftoolbox.exe D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\b.pdf -split –outfile D:\pdftoolbox_cmd_win\bin\split_%02d.pdf
Note: example above converts all pages of added PDF file to single-page PDF files one time as you expect
For more supported functions about this application, you can find them in readme.txt in downloaded bin folder. And at last, if you have any questions on how to use command line to split multi-page PDF files into single-page PDF files, welcome to leave your comments here. And if you want to own this tool for good without any limitations, just get full version of VeryPDF PDF Toolbox Command Line.