When using the command line application PDF to PDF/A converter, you are allowed to convert the document of PDF to PDF/A. Just with some batch script commands, you can realize this work. Before the conversion, please learn something about the application you will use.
PDF to PDF/A Converter allows you to convert your normal or scanned existing PDF documents into ISO 19005-1 PDF/A-compliant archivable documents. This helps to ensure that you can find the right document when you need it, and that it will appear the same way it did when you archived it.
Using PDF to PDF/A Converter to convert your PDF files to PDF/A helps to ensure that your documents will be archivable and display reliably anytime and anywhere as long as you have a PDF/A reader.
To try the application, you can download the free trial version at https://www.verydoc.com/pdf2pdfa_cmd.zip. You need to unzip the ZIP file to your computer and you should use the executable file pdf2pdfa.exe in the package as the called program in the conversion.
Now please see the specific conversion steps in the following contents. If you are being puzzled by this problem, you will get some useful information about it.
Firstly, please open the conversion platform which is the MS-DOS interface. You should click “Start”—“Run” to open “Run” dialog box. Then please input “cmd” in “Open” combo box of “Run” dialog box and click “OK” button. The other way to open “Run” dialog box is to use the hot key “Window”+ “R”.
Secondly, you need to input the batch script commands in MS-DOS interface for converting PDF to PDF/A. It is a for statement.
for %F in (D:\temp\*.pdf) do "C:\Program Files\pdf2pdfa_cmd\pdf2pdfa.exe" "%F" "%~dpnF.pdf"
The commands means the called program pdf2pdfa.exe will convert all PDF documents in D:\temp\ to PDF/A documents and save them in D:\temp\.
Then please click “Enter” button on the keyboard to run the conversion.
You may need different licenses of PDF to PDF/A Converter and you can buy any one of them in the homepage of the application at https://www.verydoc.com/pdf-to-pdfa.html.