Windows Command Line Tool to convert html and mhtml files to images in batch, take full length screenshots of multiple websites, generate thumbnail image preview of web pages from any url. Supports JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP and TIF image formats.

Key Features

  • Generate thumbnail previews of web pages.
  • Create full length screenshots of website pages.
  • Convert MHTML and HTML pages to images in batch.
  • Take website screenshots automatically on scheduled time.
  • Supports JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP and TIF image formats.
  • Supports JPEG quality (compression) percent.
  • Supports capturing sites with flash content.
  • Supports timeout seconds of web page to load.
  • Supports delayed snapshots of web page.
  • Works in background, web pages don't need to be displayed or kept active to capture.
  • Works in multi threaded batch mode, which enables to capture multiple websites at a time.
  • Switches to disable java, activex, scripts on the web page.

Overview

Convert HTML to Image is a Windows Command Line Tool (Console Application) that helps you to generate thumbnail images of website pages, take full size screenshots of websites, convert mhtml and html pages to image. It captures the whole web page’s content into JPEG, PNG, Bitmap, GIF or Tiff image on the fly.

Command Line Usages:

Create full size screenshot from single website url (online page).
>ConvertHTMLtoImage.exe /url "www.ConvertHTMLtoImage.com"

Generate thumbnail image of web page.
>ConvertHTMLtoImage.exe /url "www.ConvertHTMLtoImage.com" /width 100 /height 200

Convert HTML to image (offline page).
>ConvertHTMLtoImage.exe /file "c:\htmlfile.html"

Capture multiple webpages in batch (online or offline pages).
>ConvertHTMLtoImage.exe /list "c:/list.txt"

Check out detailed Command Line Usage.

When placing thumbnails of website pages alongside the search results or directory listing helps the users to preview the site before visiting each search result links which improves the usability, user satisfaction and reduces the frustration associated with broken links, inappropriate contents or pop-up ads. Thus, instead of just putting the text links, now you can put a thumbnail picture links of the web pages to facilitate your users to make a decision faster and easier while browsing the search results. Now, you can implement this command line interface into your applications to do this job easily and quickly. There are many ways to implement the command line interface into your applications PHP, ASP. Net (VB or C#) etc, however we don't offer scripts that show you how to implement the command line into your application, check out detailed Command Line Usage.

Use this command line tool for batch conversion of your local (offline) mhtml or html web pages to images, just prepare the text file containing path of your files, one file per line and pass that text file path to the command line tool. This command line tool works in the multi threaded batch mode, converts all your pages to images on the fly. You can also capture the screenshots of online website pages in batch, prepare the text file containing all the website pages web addresses (URLs), one url per line and pass that text file path to the command line tool. You can specify the output images location, name, format, width, height etc. check out detailed Command Line Usage.

You can also use this command prompt tool with windows scheduler to take the snapshots of websites on your scheduled time. Just configure this tool with your windows scheduler with your required parameters.

Sample Output Screenshots (click on thumbnail to see full screenshot)

www.youtube.com
100 X 200
www.myspace.com
100 X 200
www.amazon.com
100 X 200
www.blogger.com
90 X 100
www.msn.com
100 X 150
www.yahoo.com
90 X 120
www.about.com
100 X 150
www.ebay.com
100 X 110