converter (version 3.00)

pdftoppm [options] PDF-file PPM-root

Pdftoppm converts Portable Document Format (PDF) files to color image
files in Portable Pixmap (PPM) format, grayscale image files in
Portable Graymap (PGM) format, or monochrome image files in Portable
Bitmap (PBM) format.

Pdftoppm reads the PDF file, PDF-file, and writes one PPM file for
each page, PPM-root-nnnnnn.ppm, where nnnnnn is the page number.

Pdftoppm reads a configuration file at startup. It first tries to
find the user's private config file, ~/.xpdfrc. If that doesn't
exist, it looks for a system-wide config file, typically
/usr/local/etc/xpdfrc (but this location can be changed when pdftoppm
is built). See the xpdfrc(5) man page for details.

Many of the following options can be set with configuration file com-
mands. These are listed in square brackets with the description of
the corresponding command line option.

-f number

-l number

-r number

-mono Generate a monochrome PBM file (instead of a color PPM file).

-gray Generate a grayscale PGM file (instead of a color PPM file).

-t1lib yes | no

-freetype yes | no

-aa yes | no

-opw password

-upw password

-q Don't print any messages or errors. [config file: errQuiet]

-v Print copyright and version information.

-h Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.)

The Xpdf tools use the following exit codes:

0 No error.

1 Error opening a PDF file.

2 Error opening an output file.

3 Error related to PDF permissions.

99 Other error.

The pdftoppm software and documentation are copyright 1996-2004 Glyph
& Cog, LLC.

xpdf, pdftops, pdftotext, pdfinfo, pdffonts, pdfim-
ages, xpdfrc(5)