GoldFynch allows you to convert your TIFF files to PDFs and download them using its 'production' system.
Importing your files to GoldFynch
Step 1. Login to your GoldFynch case (you will need to create a case if you do not have one yet)
Step 2. Click on the 'Files' icon on the left pane
Step 3. If there are already files in your case, click on the '+ New Folder' button, create a new folder, and click on the folder to navigate into it
Step 4. Select the files you wish to upload from your system File Explorer (or Finder on Mac) and drag and drop the files onto the screen. Alternatively, use the 'Upload Files' button
Step 5. Click on 'Begin Upload'
NOTE: If you are uploading a production with a load file
- Zip the production on your computer before uploading it if it is not already zipped
- Click on the Archive symbol against the uploaded production once the upload is complete, then click on the 'Begin Import' button to submit the production import request. The GoldFynch team will run the import and will contact you via email once the process is complete Click here to learn more about importing productions.
- Learn more about uploading files in general here
- You can track the status of your upload from the 'Uploads' view
- If any files have a lock icon next to them it means they are password protected and you will need to enter their password
Selecting the files to be converted (skip if the only files in your case are the uploaded TIFFs)
If there are files in your case other than the ones you want to convert into PDFs, you will need to 'tag' the ones you wish to convert so only those are included.
Step 1. Check the checkbox against the folder to which you uploaded the files (or the folder containing the TIFF images in the case of a production)
Step 2. Click on the Tag button in the shortcut menu that appears on the right
Step 3. Enter a tag name (e.g. "FOR CONVERSION") and click on the tag when it appears below the text box
Step 4. Select 'Apply to item only' and click on 'Apply'
Converting the TIFF files using the 'production' system
To begin, click on the production icon from the left menu, then click on the 'Start Production Wizard' button
Step 1 of the Production Wizard: Give a name for the production
Step 2 of the Production Wizard: Check the checkbox against the tag that you applied to the TIFF files in the previous section and click on OK. Alternatively, if the only files in your case are the TIFFs to be converted, do not check any boxes (all files will be selected)
Step 3 of the Production Wizard: Select the PDFs only option, the One PDF per document option, and then click on OK. This will produce each TIFF file as a separate PDF.
Step 4 -8 of the Production Wizard: Ignore all the options and settings, just click the 'OK' buttons.
Step 9 of the Production Wizard: Select the 'Original File names' as the file naming convention for the production
Step 10 of the Production Wizard: Click on the 'Produce' button
Once you click the Produce button you will receive a notification that the production request has been successfully placed.
NOTE: Learn more about the production process here.
Download the TIFF Files
You can download the emails as PDFs from the "Requested Productions" tab of the production view once the production is completed
Step 1. Click on the 'Requested Productions' tab of the 'Productions' view
Step 2. Click on the 'Completed' header text to sort by completion date. The completed status of your production will go from 'in-progress' to the completion date once the production is completed
Step 3. Click on the '...' button against the production's name and then click on the Download Production option to download the final production as a zip file. The download icon will be active once the production processing has been completed,
The downloaded zip file will contain all the TIFF files you have selected in PDF form