Email to PDF API

Convert EML and MSG emails to PDF with multiple settings

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Email to PDF features

The Email to PDF API offers a versatile solution for converting EML and MSG files into PDF or PDF/A formats. It supports the inclusion of email headers in the PDF, ensuring that crucial metadata is preserved in the conversion. With customizable options like PageOrientation, PageSize, and Margins, users can tailor the PDF output to meet specific needs. Additionally, the API features PDF compression to optimize file size without compromising quality. Ideal for archiving, sharing, or printing, this API provides a seamless transition from email to accessible PDF documents.

API Endpoint

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

HTTP POST

Authenticate your API call

Converting email 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 Email 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:

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Conversion request using cURL

You can easily convert email 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.

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Conversion parameters

ConvertHeader Bool

This property controls the inclusion of email header in the PDF conversion process. When set to true, the converter will incorporate the email's header information, such as From, To, Subject, Date, etc., into the generated PDF file.

ConvertAttachments Bool

Convert email attachments.

Merge Bool

Merge email body with attachments during the conversion process. Only works when ConvertAttachments property enabled.

PageOrientation Collection

PDF page orientation.

Values:   portrait landscape

PageSize Collection

PDF page size.

Values:   a0 a1 a2 a3 a4 a5 a6 a7 a8 a9 b0 b1 b2 b3 b4 b5 letter legal ledger

MarginTop Integer

Set the page top margin in millimeters (mm).

MarginRight Integer

Set the page right margin in millimeters (mm).

MarginBottom Integer

Set the page bottom margin in millimeters (mm).

MarginLeft Integer

Set the page left margin in millimeters (mm).

CompressPDF Bool

It tries to produce smaller output files but requires Adobe Reader 6, released in 2003 or newer, to view created PDF files.

Pdfa Bool

Create PDF/A-1b compliant document.

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