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 Jun 19, 2018:
core: * Fix lots of security/leak issues found by oss-fuzz * Splash: Optimize some files, making them 20% faster * Splash: Correctly manipulate spot colors if SPOT_NCOMPS != 4 * Fix compilation with some strict compilers
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, 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.