CHM to PDF API

The API for converting electronic books (e-book) to PDF files.

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CHM to PDF features

The API for converting electronic CHM books (e-book) to PDF files.

API Endpoint

ConvertAPI offers a cloud-based solution, which makes CHM to PDF conversion effortless with just a single REST-API call:

HTTP POST

Authenticate your API call

Converting chm to pdf via REST-API is now easier than ever. Sign up for a free account to obtain your authentication secret, append it as a query string parameter to the conversion URL, and voilĂ ! You can find advanced authentication techniques in our docs.

QUERY AUTHENTICATION

Convert CHM to PDF using REST-API in no time!

Once you have your authentication in place, you can convert your files using application/json, multipart/form-data and application/octet-stream content types. A simple HTTP POST request using JSON would look like this:

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI JavaScript Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-js

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Node.js Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-nodejs

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI PHP Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-php

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Java Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-java

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI C# Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-dotnet

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Ruby Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-ruby

# Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Python Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-python

// Code snippet is using the ConvertAPI Go Client: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-go

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

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Conversion request using cURL

You can easily convert chm to pdf with a simple cURL request. Our documentation provides more advanced cURL request techniques.

File conversion using CLI

ConvertAPI CLI allows you to convert files using our command-line file conversion utility tool. Check out CLI documentation for a detailed explanation and usage examples.

REM Code snippet is using the command line utility program: https://github.com/ConvertAPI/convertapi-cli

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You can try out advanced conversion parameters and test the conversion result online using our interactive demo tool. This tool will produce the same conversion output as if you were using the library from your solution, and it will auto-generate the code snippet for you!

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Conversion parameters

EmbedFonts Bool

Embed fonts in PDF.

SubsetFonts Bool

Include in the output PDF document only the font characters that are used in the original document.

SubsetFontsThreshold Integer

Sets the Subset Fonts threshold. If the percentage of used characters, compared with total characters of the particular font, exceeds this threshold, the entire font is embedded.

PdfVersion Collection

Set PDF version.

Values:   1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0

PdfResolution Integer

Set PDF resolution.

PdfTitle String

Provide a value to customize the PDF title. Otherwise, the default document title will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the title.

PdfSubject String

Provide a value to customize the PDF subject. Otherwise, the default document subject will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the subject.

PdfAuthor String

Provide a value to customize the PDF author. Otherwise, the default document author will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the author.

PdfKeywords String

Provide a value to customize the PDF keywords. Otherwise, the default document keywords will be used. Use single quotes and a space (' ') to remove the keywords.

OpenPage Integer

Set the page number at which the PDF document should open.

OpenZoom Collection

Set the default zoom percentage for when you open PDF files .

Values:   Default ActualSize FitPage FitWidth FitHeight FitVisible 25 50 75 100 125 150 200 400 800 1600 2400 3200 6400

RotatePage Collection

Automatically rotate pages based on the orientation of the text. By Page option will rotate each page based on the direction of the text on that page. All option will rotate all pages in the document based on the orientation of the majority of text.

Values:   Disabled ByPage All

ColorSpace Collection

Set PDF color space.

Values:   Default RGB CMYK Gray

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