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 Aug 1, 2021:
Release 21.08.0: core: * Add API to allow addition and modification of outlines into a PDF * Use additional samples to test for constant parts of an axial gradient * forms: Create fallback fonts for some well known font names * Support reading the PDF Version from the Catalog * Fix XRef::copy when there are modified objects * Take into account that Date string may be in unicode * JBIG2Stream: Fix regression in "Do not consider a size-0 to be an error" * Replace a local bubble sort implementation by std::sort * Fix issues with malformed files build system: * Better error message when libjpeg is not found * Better error messages when libopenjpeg2 is not found qt5/qt6: * Document that a document has to outlive its pages * Make getPdfVersion return a dedicated version object glib: * mimick TextSelectionDumper logic change for spaceAfter
Besides poppler you are also going to need poppler encoding data:
poppler-data-0.4.10.tar.gz, released on October 21, 2020.
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: