[OS X TeX] converting pdf to eps ... where can I find pdf2eps?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Jul 7 21:49:31 CEST 2004

On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 09:52:57PM +1200, Richard MAHONEY wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 10:05:23AM +0100, George Nurser wrote:
> > I've been using TeXShop with pdf figures for a paper. The journal now 
> > want the figures in eps format for typesetting. They claim rather 
> > strangely that they cannot resize pdf figures.
> > 
> > So ... how do I convert the pdf figures to eps? There is supposed to be 
> > a program pdf2eps, but  I don't seem to have it (Panther + Image 
> > magick). Anybody know where I can get it from?
> you could try using `pdftops'. it is included in the XPDF
> distribution. usage:
>  [rbm49 at] ~/temp $ pdftops -eps input.pdf output.eps
> best regards,
>  richard mahoney

pdftops from the xpdf distro, with the -eps option, is also my
preferred solution. But I don't know what is the best way to install
it other than compiling from source.

Siep Kroonenberg
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