The XpdfRasterizer™ library converts PDF pages to images. The images can be monochrome, grayscale, or color. The conversion can be done to an in-memory bitmap, or to an image file on disk.

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Intellectual Property

The XpdfRasterizer library and documentation are Copyright 1996-2021 Glyph & Cog, LLC.

FreeType is copyright 2006-2020 David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg. FreeType is used here under the terms of the FreeType Project License.

This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.

This software includes libpng, which is copyright 2004, 2006-2012 Glenn Randers-Pehrson.

This software includes libtiff, which is:
Copyright (c) 1988-1997 Sam Leffler
Copyright (c) 1991-1997 Silicon Graphics, Inc.

This software includes zlib, which is copyright 1995-2012 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler.

This software includes Little CMS, which is copyright 1998-2011 Marti Maria Saguer.

The PDF data structures, operators, and specification are documented in ISO 32000-2:2020.

About Glyph & Cog

Glyph & Cog designs and implements software for manipulating electronic documents. Current offerings include software libraries, components, and consulting services related to reading, viewing, and converting PDF files.

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