ImageMAKER ODC Conversion Products
Feature Comparison

Component Overview:
Source business documents such as Word, PowerPoint, HTML, Acrobat, Word Perfect, and other file formats can be programmatically converted to TIFF, JPEG, or PDF by using the ImageMAKER ODC Conversion Products. Conversion can either happen on the desktop, on the server, or be controlled to run on one or more remote servers.
Component Descriptions:
Sample Conversion Applications with Source:
VB and C++ sample applications demonstrating the integration of the ImageMAKER ODC conversion products.
Batch Conversion Application:
Conversion of many source documents from one or more directories to a common output file format in a destination directory.
COM/DLL/EXE/OCX interface:
Multiple interface methods to convert from multiple business document formats to TIFF, JPEG, or PDF file format.
Conversion Wizard:
Supports selecting multiple files using the Windows Explorer, then converting them to TIFF, JPEG, or PDF using the ‘SendTo’ right click menu item.
Conversion Daemon:
Automatically monitors conversions, and looks out for and properly handles one of 6 timeout conditions. Also can be trained to automatically close dialog boxes, auto close applications, and to pre or post process converted documents.
MSG conversion pack:
Takes PST files, and converts the contents to TIFF, JPEG or PDF. Each individual message is converted to a separate output file. Attachments, including ZIP attachments are converted to separate documents.
MSG conversion pack:
Takes MSG files, and converts the contents to TIFF, JPEG or PDF. Attachments, including ZIP attachments are converted to separate documents.
ZIP conversion pack:
Takes a ZIP file and converts the contents to TFF,JPEG or PDF. Individual files can be converted to separate output files or all can be appended to a single file.
Windows Print Drivers:
Solid reliable Windows Print Drivers, tested and used my thousands of corporations world wide.
Windows Image Viewer
Simple client viewer to display output files generated by the Conversion Products.
Configurable Installation Application:
Simple .INI configuration file to control installation defaults, such as: printer name, supported output resolutions, default file format, pre and post processing applications.
Product Configurations:
ODC Desktop:
Single user configuration. Installed on client machines. Integrated with an OCX
ODC Server:
Server installation. Installed on server. Supports un-attended conversion.
ODC Carrier:
Carrier Grade installation. Supports conversion across multiple machines. Integration with Web servers through a COM object.

Feature Comparison 100:

Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Conversion Wizard X X
Conversion Daemon X
Standard 1bit file types
Optional 8bit Pack
Optional 24bit Pack
Optional PDF Pack
Controllable Print Options X X
MSG Conversion Pack X
PST Conversion Pack X
ZIP Conversion Pack X
Batch Conversion Application X
Multiple Conversion Application X X
Conversion Server Daemon X
COM object X X
ActiveX control
Development Pack

Conversion Wizard:
Features
Invoked from "SendTo" menu
Multiple files
Remote Server
Concurrent Conversions
Load balancing
Thumbnail view of results

Conversion Daemon:
Features
Invoked from "SendTo" menu
Multiple files
Remote Server
Concurrent Conversions
Load balancing
Thumbnail view of results

Viewer:
Features
Views all 1bit, 8bit, and 24bit file types created by our products except for PDF
SDI Windows Application
Annotation Support
File Print
Print Preview
Print to Edge
Drag / Drop to View

Standard 1-bit File Types:
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
TIFF
TIFF G3 2D
TIFF G4
TIFF packbits
DCX
PCX
BMP
PNG

Optional 8-bit File Types:
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
PNG colour
PNG grey

Optional 24-bit File Types:
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
TIFF packbits
BMP
JPEG
PNG

Optional PDF File Types:
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
1-bit
8-bit colour
8-bit grey
24-bit colour

Controllable Print Options:
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Orientation
   Portrait X X
   Landscape X X
Paper Type
   DMPAPER_LETTER X X
   DMPAPER_LEGAL X X
   DMPAPER_A41 X X
Resolution
   204x98 X X
   204x196 X X
   200x100 X X
   200x200 X X
   300x300 X X
   400x400 X X
Dither Mode
   Smallest File X X
   Fastest Speed X X
   Highest Quality X X
Intensity
   Range: 1 - 99 X X
   1 - dark X X
   99 - light X X
   50 - normal X X

MSG Conversion Pack:
Microsoft Outlook Message file type
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Handles MSG within MSG (e.g. forwarded messages) n/a
Optionally output message and all attachments to single multipage output file. n/a
Integrates with PST and ZIP Conversion Packs (e.g. MSG within ZIP, ZIP within MSG, etc.) n/a
Attachments n/a
Integrates with Conversion Wizard n/a n/a n/a
Integrates with Batch Conversion Application n/a
Integrates with Multi-Conversion Application n/a n/a X

PST Conversion Pack:
Microsoft Outlook Post Office file type
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Requires MSG Conversion Pack n/a
Handles PST within PST (e.g. PST file as a message attachment) n/a
Optionally output all messages within the PSG to single multipage output file. n/a
Integrates with MSG and ZIP Conversion Packs (e.g. PST within ZIP or MSG, etc.) n/a
Integrates with Conversion Wizard n/a n/a n/a
Integrates with Batch Conversion Application n/a
Integrates with Multi-Conversion Application n/a n/a X

ZIP Conversion Pack
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Handles ZIP within ZIP n/a
Optionally output all files to single multipage output file. n/a
Integrates with PST and MSG Conversion Packs (e.g. ZIP within MSG, MSG within ZIP, etc.) n/a
Integrates with Conversion Wizard n/a n/a n/a
Integrates with Batch Conversion Application n/a
Integrates with Multi-Conversion Application n/a n/a X

Batch Conversion Application
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Win32 Application n/a
Integrates with MSG, PST, and ZIP add-ons n/a
Unattended conversions n/a
Simultaneous conversions n/a X X
Thumbnail results n/a X X
Searches drives for targets to convert n/a
Supports URL conversions n/a X X

Multi Conversion Application
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Win32 Application n/a n/a
Integrates with MSG, PST, and ZIP add-ons n/a n/a X
Supports multiple simultaneous conversions n/a n/a
Thumbnail results n/a n/a
Searches drives for files to convert n/a n/a X
Unattended conversions n/a n/a
Searches for lists of targets to convert n/a n/a
Supports URL conversions n/a

Conversion Server (Daemon)
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Win32 Application n/a
Run as Service n/a
AutoClose n/a
AutoShutdown n/a
AutoTerminate n/a
Excel Options n/a
IE6 Options n/a
Multiple Instances n/a
Multiple simultaneous conversions in a single instance n/a X X
Registers instance on remote machine n/a

COM Object
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Callable from ASP, VB n/a n/a
Asynchronous conversions n/a n/a X
Synchronous conversions n/a n/a
Automatic load balancing n/a n/a X
Configurable print options n/a n/a
Accesses remote deamon n/a n/a
Accesses local daemon n/a n/a
Exposes supported output file types n/a n/a X
Integrates with MSG, PST, ZIP packs n/a X X

ActiveX Control
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
Callable from ASP X X X
Callable from VB
Callable from VC++
Asynchronous conversions
Synchronous conversions X
Automatic load balancing X X X
Configurable print options X X X
Accesses remote deamon X X X
Accesses local daemon X
Exposes supported output file types X X X
Integrates with MSG, PST, ZIP packs X X X

Development Pack
Features ODC Desktop ODC Server ODC Carrier
VB sample code
VC++ sample code
ASP sample code X X X
Documentation
Help Files X X X

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