Fortis MAG Files

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mdsantos
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Fortis MAG Files

Post by mdsantos » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:11 pm

Hi,

I have a project to convert some couple of millions of MAG files (Fortis) to PDF or TIFF. I tried XnConvert Wich is a great tool, but.... in a four files sample I got , only 1 has converted with success. The others give me the following error:

nconvert -multi -c 7 -dpi 200 -out tiff -o e:\ficheirosmag\006AFCC1.tif e:\FicheirosMAG\006AFCC1.MAG


my_error_exit...<Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x57 0x54>
my_error_exit...<Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x57 0x54>
Error: Don't know how to read this picture (e:\FicheirosMAG\006AFCC1.MAG)

All MAG files are scanned documents, i.e. images. Can anybody help me?

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Re: Fortis MAG Files

Post by cday » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:26 pm

Your code only has one input file, so I guess that MAG is a multi-page format?

If what you are trying to do is possible using NConvert, I'm not sure, you could try adding a -xall term which is the switch for extracting images from multi-page files...


Note: You've posted under the XnConvert section which is a GUI program, rather than under the NConvert command line software heading, but a mod can move it later.

castanhinha1
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Re: Fortis MAG Files

Post by castanhinha1 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:48 pm

Was a solution found for this? I am trying to do the same thing with converting Fortis MAG files, but run into the same error message.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

MagToPDF
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Re: Fortis MAG Files

Post by MagToPDF » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:21 pm

I also am having the same issue converting Fortis MAG files to PDF. What is strange is, the conversion works for many files and I can't find any reasoning as to why the ones that won't convert don't. I have a very large conversion project around 500,000 files and Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: Fortis MAG Files

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:58 pm

could you send me a sample whihc can't be loaded?
Pierre.

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