PDF Preflight in Linux

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 11:45:46 MDT 2006


On 4/14/06, Jared Bellows <plug at thebellows.info> wrote:
> I'm trying to automate the process of taking a PDF through a preflight to
> check for font embedding and dpi of images. Does anyone know of tools in
> Linux (whether free or not) that will retrieve this information from a PDF?
>
> Thanks in advance.

Here are some possible solutions in Java:

The Big Faceless PDF library (Commercial):
http://big.faceless.org/products/pdf/index.jsp

PDFBox (BSD):
http://www.pdfbox.org/


I bet you can get what you want out of those PDF files with grep + awk too :-).

-Bryan



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