Created 12 Mar 2003 at 13:13 UTC by realblades.Homepage: http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/
Freshmeat page: http://freshmeat.net/projects/xpdf/
Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
The Xpdf project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and various other utilities. It runs under the X Window System on UNIX, VMS, and OS/2. The non-X components (pdftops, pdftotext, etc.) also run on Win32 systems, and should run on pretty much any system with a decent C++ compiler. Xpdf is designed to be small and efficient. It can use Type 1, TrueType, or standard X fonts.
The basic version seems to use Motif these days and is very swift and light compared to most of the behemoths. A must for Sgi users :)
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!