TIFF format images can be converted to PDF format documents by the use of this component. Multiple TIFF and several variants are supported also. Merging of several TIFF files into one PDF document is supported.
Pros: TIFF To PDF ActiveX Component can convert TIFF files into PDF easily. It is a standalone component and does not depend on Adobe Acrobat, or even Acrobat Reader. TIFF To PDF supports multiple page TIFF files. It also supports various TIFF encodings: LZW, CCITT G3/G4, RLE etc. It can be used to merge multiple TIFF files into one PDF file.
This component can also convert images from PDF To TIFF with the help of GNU GhostScript. Besides TIFF one could generate images in other formats such as JPEG, PNG and BMP.TIFF To PDF component can convert images from JPG, PNG, BMP and GIF to TIFF facilitating conversion of images other than TIFF to PDF as well.
Integration of the component into user code is fairly straightforward. Languages supporting Active X components can use this component directly. These include languages such as Visual C++, Visual Basic, Delphi, C++ Builder, .Net languages like C#, VB.Net, Java, Scripts like Perl, PHP, Python, and even ColdFusion. There’s no additional runtime fee charged by the publishers so that redistribution is free.
Cons: For this limited functionality, nothing adverse was noticed.
Overall the component behaves fine and integration is simple and easy. Certainly a 4 star quality development.