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NAME

pdfimages - Portable Document Format (PDF) image extractor (version 3.00)  

SYNOPSIS

pdfimages [options] PDF-file image-root  

DESCRIPTION

Pdfimages saves images from a Portable Document Format (PDF) file as Portable Pixmap (PPM), Portable Bitmap (PBM), or JPEG files.

Pdfimages reads the PDF file PDF-file, scans one or more pages, and writes one PPM, PBM, or JPEG file for each image, image-root-nnn.xxx, where nnn is the image number and xxx is the image type (.ppm, .pbm, .jpg).  

OPTIONS

-f number
Specifies the first page to scan.
-l number
Specifies the last page to scan.
-j
Normally, all images are written as PBM (for monochrome images) or PPM (for non-monochrome images) files. With this option, images in DCT format are saved as JPEG files. All non-DCT images are saved in PBM/PPM format as usual.
-opw password
Specify the owner password for the PDF file. Providing this will bypass all security restrictions.
-upw password
Specify the user password for the PDF file.
-q
Don't print any messages or errors.
-v
Print copyright and version information.
-h
Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.)
 

EXIT CODES

The Xpdf tools use the following exit codes:
0
No error.
1
Error opening a PDF file.
2
Error opening an output file.
3
Error related to PDF permissions.
99
Other error.
 

AUTHOR

The pdfimages software and documentation are copyright 1998-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC.  

SEE ALSO

pdftops(1), pdftotext(1), pdfinfo(1), pdffonts(1), pdftoppm(1),


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT CODES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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