HotFolder as a Windows service

HotFolder feature will work only if user is logged on the workstation. The goal is to automatically convert all valid files in a specific directory into pdf/a format as a service.

So. What is the proper way to implement a such function? Is the “PDFCreator Server” a right product?



this is a bit tricky: While the HotFolder itself runs as service, it uses PDFCreator for the conversion, which requires a user to be logged on. Unfortunately, HotFolder can’t be used in combination with PDFCreator Server.

PDFCreator Server does run as service, but you’d need a thrid party tool to handle folder monitoring and triggering the print jobs.

Best regards,