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 September 1, 2020:
Release 20.09.0: core: * Compability fix for Forms * Fix fetching of Objects failing in some cases * Fix clearing date in Annot setModified/setDate * TextSelectionPainter: support glyphless fonts * Splash: Don't try read past end of image * avoid abort() on large memory allocation * Fix memory leak on broken files * Fix potential invalid memory read * Small code improvements qt5: * Document TextAnnotation::inplaceAlign * Make Annotation::setModification/CreationDate work on existing annots * Be a bit more stubborn converting dates that come from xml * Clean as many null characters from the end as possible when converting strings glib: * Add accessor functions for PopplerAttachment * Deprecate PopplerAttachment GTime fields * Deprecate PopplerDocument date properties utils: * pdftoppm: report error and exit if output file cannot be written * Document that PDF-file can be '-' to read it from stdin build system: * cmake: Modern way to link against libpng, zlib and libtiff * cmake: Remove stray support for lcms1 in pdftocairo
The tarball has been signed (.sig file) by Albert Astals Cid CA262C6C83DE4D2FB28A332A3A6A4DB839EAA6D7.
Besides poppler you are also going to need poppler encoding data:
poppler-data-0.4.9.tar.gz, released on April 24, 2018.
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 and qt5. Following is a list of already generated documentation. You can always generate up to date documentation from the source code.
Use gitlab to report bugs or suggest enhancements.
If you have documents that don't render properly with poppler, please open a bug and attach the PDF file there, if possible.
We run continuous integration via the gitlab CI on:
There are a few non official CI too: