pdftopbm

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
BUGS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

NAME

pdftopbm − Portable Document Format (PDF) to Portable Bitmap (PBM) converter (version 0.91)

SYNOPSIS

pdftopbm [options] PDF-file PBM-root

DESCRIPTION

Pdftopbm converts Portable Document Format (PDF) files to black-and-white image files in Portable Bitmap (PBM) format.

Pdftopbm reads the PDF file, PDF-file, and writes one PBM file for each page, PBM-root-nnnnnn.pbm, where nnnnnn is the page number.

OPTIONS

−f number

Specifies the first page to convert.

−l number

Specifies the last page to convert.

−r number

Specifies the resolution, in DPI. The default is 150 DPI.

−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

Pdftopbm uses X to do the rendering, so it is limited by the capabilities and performance of the X server. In particular, high-resolution output requires lots of memory. Also, non-scalable fonts will not look great.

AUTHOR

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

SEE ALSO

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