[tex-live] sources of pdftopng

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue Jan 5 12:20:14 CET 2016

On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 10:32:31AM +0100, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:17:53 -0500 schrieb Michael Shell:
> > That should provide Ulrike a way to easily get pdftopng under Windows.
> The problem is not so much to "somehow get" pdftopng (actually it
> seems to work if one uses the version from w32tex.org along with the
> kpathsea dll) or pdftocairo (which sounds interesting) too, but what
> is the best source for a tex distribuation like miktex. Maintaining
> a tex system is a lot work and I don't want to make it more
> difficult than necessary.

One option is to forget about the xpdf- or poppler utilities and
instead write a very small C program which calls Miktex Ghostscript
with suitable parameters.

Siep Kroonenberg

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