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Add more optional parameters to

PyMuPDF can now save linear and decompressed document versions.
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PyMuPDF 1.7

Release date: June 15th, 2015


  • Ruikai Liu
  • Jorj X. McKie


This is the new version 1.7 of PyMuPDF (formerly python-fitz), a Python binding which supports MuPDF 1.7a - "a lightweight PDF and XPS viewer".

MuPDF can access files in PDF, XPS, OpenXPS and EPUB (e-book) formats, and it is known for its top performance and high rendering quality.

With PyMuPDF you therefore can also access files with extensions *.pdf, *.xps, *.oxps or *.epub from your Python scripts.


Normally it should be as easy as running python install once the MuPDF is in place.

Refer to the document for more details


Some simple demos can be found in, and contains complete, working programs.

Also, You can access the complete API reference from here: PDF or a Windows Help version.


PyMuPDF is distributed under GNU GPL v3.


We invite you to join our efforts by contributing to the the wiki pages.

Please submit comments or any issues either to this site or by sending an e-mail to the authors Ruikai Liu, Jorj X. McKie.

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