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Current version

Xpdf 3.04 was released 2014-may-28.

Source code

Xpdf is available by ftp from ftp.foolabs.com in the /pub/xpdf directory.

This machine is in the US. Depending on where you are, you may get faster downloads from one of the mirrors listed below.

  • README (also included in all of the other packages below)
  • CHANGES: changes in each version of xpdf
  • xpdf-3.04.tar.gz: the source code (825519 bytes)

Precompiled binaries

Precompiled binaries are available for the following machines:

  • x86, Linux (staticly linked to Motif and FreeType):
    xpdfbin-linux-3.04.tar.gz (includes 32-bit and 64-bit binaries) (25295651 bytes)
  • x86, Windows -- pdftops, pdftotext, pdftohtml, pdftoppm, pdftopng, pdfimages, pdfinfo, pdffonts, and pdfdetach only:
    xpdfbin-win-3.04.zip (includes 32-bit and 64-bit binaries) (10794993 bytes)
  • x86, Mac -- pdftops, pdftotext, pdftohtml, pdftoppm, pdftopng, pdfimages, pdfinfo, pdffonts, and pdfdetach only:
    xpdfbin-mac-3.04.tar.gz (includes 32-bit and 64-bit binaries) (13332242 bytes)

Language Support Packages

The Xpdf language support packages include CMap files, text encodings, and various other configuration information necessary or useful for specific character sets. (They do not include any fonts.) Any or all of these can be installed by simply unpacking the tar file and adding a few lines to your xpdfrc configuration file (see the README file inside each package for details).

The following packages are available:


Source and binaries are also available from these sites:

Miscellaneous stuff

More binaries

For disk space and support reasons, I won't host binaries on my ftp site unless I've compiled them myself. If you're willing to make your binary available by ftp or on the web, I'll be happy to add a pointer to the following list.

Other platforms

I've received reports of xpdf compiling successfully on the following systems (but binaries are not available on the net):

  • MacOS X / Darwin (xpdf 3.02pl4)
  • x86 and MIPS, SINIX V5.4 (email f.miane@opengroup.org for binaries) (xpdf 0.5)
  • Apollo 425e, DomainOS (xpdf 0.5)
  • m68k (HP-9000/425), HP-UX 9.0 (xpdf 0.5)
  • Alpha, Linux (xpdf 0.7)
  • POWER, AIX 4.2.1, gcc 2.8.1 (xpdf 0.7a)
  • UltraSPARC 2, Linux 2.2.5 (xpdf 0.80)
  • SPARC, Solaris 2.7, gcc 2.8.1 (xpdf 0.90)
  • DG/UX (xpdf 0.90)
  • LynxOS 2.5.1 (xpdf 0.90)
  • HP-UX 10.20 and 11.00 (xpdf 0.90)
  • MacOS X / Darwin (xpdf 0.92)
  • QNX / X11 (xpdf 0.93)
  • x86, OpenBSD 3.0 (xpdf 1.00)