Convert CGM Files to PDF in Java
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About GroupDocs.Conversion for Java API
GroupDocs.Conversion for Java is an advanced file formats conversion API to convert between popular images and document formats like Microsoft Office, OpenDocument, PDF, HTML, Email, CAD and many more using a few lines of code. The native API auto-detects the source document formats and offers a plenty of options to customize the converted documents. Along with the document information-extraction feature, it also supports caching conversion result to the local disk by default. However any type of cache storage can be supported by implementing appropriate interfaces – Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Azure, Reddis or any other.
Steps for Converting CGM to PDF in Java
GroupDocs.Conversion makes it easy for developers to convert the CGM file to PDF in few lines of code.
- Create a new instance of Converter class and load the CGM file with full path
- Set ConvertOptions for the PDF document type
- Call the convert() method and pass the document name (full path) and format (PDF) as parameter
A basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for Java APIs can be done with just a few lines of code. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, please make sure that you have the following prerequisites installled on your system.
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
- Development Environment: NetBeans, Intellij IDEA, Eclipse etc
- Java Runtime Environment: J2SE 6.0 and above
- Get the latest version of GroupDocs.Conversion for Java from Maven
CGM to PDF conversion using Java
// Load the source CGM file to be converted Converter converter = new Converter("input.cgm"); // Get the convert options ready for the target PDF format ConvertOptions convertOptions = new FileType().fromExtension("pdf").getConvertOptions(); // Convert to PDF format converter.convert("output.pdf", convertOptions);
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CGM About CGM File Format
Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) is free, platform-independent, international standard metafile format for storing and exchanging of vector graphics (2D), raster graphics, and text. CGM uses object-oriented approach and many function provisions for image production. CGM uses these object-oriented characteristics for remolding graphical elements to render an image. A metafile contains necessary information that defines other files. In CGM, a text based source file contains all graphical elements that can be later compiled into a binary file. Basically CGM is a way to facilitate 2D graphical data interchange, independent from any particular platform, or device.Read More
PDF About PDF File Format
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. PDF files can be opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer as well in most modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox via extensions/plug-ins. Most of the commercially available software suites also offer conversion of their documents to PDF file format without the requirement of any additional software component. Thus, PDF file format has full capability to contain information like text, images, hyperlinks, form-fields, rich media, digital signatures, attachments, metadata, Geospatial features and 3D objects in it that can become as part of source document.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert CGM into many other file formats. Please see the complete list below.