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

What's with the name?

Contact

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

Download

The latest stable release is poppler-0.79.0.tar.xz, released on June 26, 2019:

Release 0.79.0:
        core:
         * Fix regression on TextSelectionPainter
         * Fix parsing of DefaultAppearance
         * Fix memory leak in PostScriptFunction
         * Fix crashes in fuzzed files

        qt5:
         * Implemented support for setIcon by changing appearance
         * Added option to set the form available to print
         * QString::null is deprecated, use QString()
         * Replace deprecated qStableSort with std::stable_sort

        build system:
         * Turn README into README.md and expand it

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.

Git

Poppler is developed using git. To clone the repository use the following command:

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

or browse (via cgit) (via gitlab) the repository. Please send patches via gitlab merge requests.

Documentation

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.

Wiki

Poppler Wiki.

TODO

Check out the bugs filed against poppler and the issues found by oss-fuzz.

Bugs

Use giltab 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.

Continuous Integration

We run continuous integration via the gitlab CI on:

There are a few non official CI too:

Packaged Versions

This is a non-complete list of packaged versions of poppler and poppler-data.

poppler

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poppler-data

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