[pdftex] Possible bug in image inclusion, bug report site down

Marcel Korpel marcel.lists at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 13:53:30 CET 2015

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 2:13 AM, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
> I think you have discovered that pdfTeX does not handle CMYK JPEG
> files. This should be no wonder since JPEG is not equipped to handle
> CMYK files (maybe it should warn about their usage).

Ah, I thought so, since Photoshop is able to store CMYK colours in JPEG files.

> Please convert your CMYK files to PDF.

Hmm, if I do so (with Photoshop), I can store the image with JPEG
compression in CMYK colours (table too wide for inclusion, see
attachment). Or should I choose ZIP compression in this case?

Anyway, thanks for the reply.

-------------- next part --------------
$ pdfimages -list firapeellogo.pdf
page   num  type   width height color comp bpc  enc interp  object ID x-ppi y-ppi size ratio
   1     0 image     566   346  cmyk    4   8  jpeg   no         6  0   305   308  100K  13%

More information about the pdftex mailing list