pdfimages

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
BUGS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

NAME

pdfimages − Portable Document Format (PDF) image extractor (version 0.91)

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, scans one or more pages, PDF-file, 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.

−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 is equivalent.)

BUGS

With the -j option, the PDF image streams are copied directly to the output files. DCT images in PDF files may use some non-standard JPEG features, so the resulting .jpg files may not be too useful.

AUTHOR

The pdfimages software and documentation are copyright 1996-2000 Derek B. Noonburg (derekn@foolabs.com).

SEE ALSO

xpdf(1), pdftops(1), pdftotext(1), pdfinfo(1), pdftopbm(1)
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/