The XpdfImageExtract™ library provides access to the images in PDF files. It can extract the images to memory or disk, as well as simply generating a list of the images along with their size and color space information.

Note that XpdfImageExtract works with the raw bitmaps of images placed in a PDF file. It does not convert vector graphics or text to bitmaps.

Supported Platforms

Intellectual Property

The XpdfImageExtract library and documentation are Copyright 1996-2017 Glyph & Cog, LLC.

The PDF data structures, operators, and specification are documented in ISO 32000-1:2008.

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