Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.

What's with the name?


Discuss poppler on the poppler mailing list, or visit the #poppler irc channel on irc.freenode.org.

Poppler Wiki.


The 0.24 branch is the stable release series. The latest such release is poppler-0.24.5.tar.xz, released on January 2, 2014:

         * Fix crash due to wrong formatting of error message. KDE Bug #328511

Besides poppler you are also going to need poppler encoding data: poppler-data-0.4.6.tar.gz (released Oct 12, 2012).

Development takes place on git in what will be the 0.26 release series. The latest unstable release is Poppler 0.25.3 (0.26 RC) poppler-0.25.3.tar.xz, released on April 10, 2014:

         * Fix crashes on broken files
         * Avoid MinGW/Cygwin warnings due to redefinition of NOMINMAX
         * Fix some small memory leaks

         * Fix some kinds of OCG models
         * Cleanup some deprecated methods

         * Fix the first coord of the quadrilateral in create_poppler_quads_from_annot_quads(). Bug #76504

         * pdftohtml: Fix typo in manpage

         * Fix some kinds of OCG models

Previous poppler releases are available here.

Poppler is available from git. To clone the repository use the following command:

git clone git://git.freedesktop.org/git/poppler/poppler

or browse the repository with cgit.


See TODO or check out the bugs filed against poppler.


Use bugzilla to report bugs or suggest enhancements. The component is poppler.

If you have documents that don't render properly with poppler, please open a bug in bugzilla and attach the PDF file there, if possible.