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PyMuPDF 1.7.0

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 MuPDF is in place.

Refer to this document for details.


Please have a look at the basic demos or the examples which contain complete, working programs.

You can also access the complete documentation as a PDF or as a Windows Help file.


PyMuPDF is distributed under GNU GPL v3.


You can also find PyMuPDF on the Python Package Index PyPI.

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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