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
The latest stable release is
released on December 3, 2017:
core: * Stop supporting lcms1, you really want to use lcms2 :) * Stop supporting openjpeg1, you really want to use openjpeg2 :) * Open files that state 8 bits as third field of W. Bug #103469 * GfxLabColorSpace::parse: Fix crash in broken documents. Bug #103582 * Fix leak if parseDA fails * Include glibc.h where needed * Document the meaning of the 'type' integer of a shading * Fix UTF test fail * INSTALL: add debug options qt5: * Add API to let the rendering process callback to get a partial rendering. Bug #103372 qt4: * Remove the Qt4 frontend utils: * Support unicode on windows console * pdfsig: install man page * sort encoding list glib: * demo: fix warning
Besides poppler you are also going to need poppler encoding data:
poppler-data-0.4.8.tar.gz, released on August 13, 2017.
Previous poppler releases are available here.
Poppler is developed using git. To clone the repository use the following command:
git clone https://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/poppler/poppler.git
Poppler comes with multiple frontends (APIs): cpp, glib, qt4 and qt5. Following is a list of already generated documentation, it may or may not be up to date. You can always generate an updated one from the source code.
Check out the bugs filed against poppler.
Use bugzilla to report bugs, suggest enhancements or send patches. The component is
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.