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CTAN upload notification: epstopdf

Date: December 5, 2001 5:55:57 PM CET
On Wed, 5 Dec 2001 Jürgen Bausa wrote: > Name of contribution: epstopdf > Suggested location on CTAN: support/epstopdf > Summary description: converts eps files to encapsulated pdf (for inclusion in pdflatex) > License type: Free > > Announcement text: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This is version 2.2.20, a bugfix release > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks for the update, I installed it as requested. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

epstopdf – Convert EPS to PDF using Ghostscript

Epstopdf is a Perl script that converts an EPS file to an ‘encapsulated’ PDF file (a single page file whose media box is the same as the original EPS’s bounding box). The resulting file suitable for inclusion by pdf as an image. The script is adapted to run both on Windows and on Unix-alike systems.

The script makes use of Ghostscript for the actual conversion to PDF. It assumes Ghostscript version 6.51 or later, and (by default) suppresses its automatic rotation of pages where most of the text is not horizontal.

users may make use of the epstopdf package, which will run the epstopdf script “on the fly”, thus giving the illusion that pdf is accepting EPS graphic files.

Packageepstopdf
Version2.28
Copyright1998–2001 Sebastian Rahtz et al.
2002–2008 Gerben Wierda et al.
2009–2017 Karl Berry et al.
MaintainerKarl Berry
Thomas Esser (inactive)
Heiko Oberdiek (inactive)
Gerben Wierda (inactive)
Sebastian Rahtz (deceased)

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