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Python bindings for MuPDF's rendering library.
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Add more optional parameters to Document.save()

PyMuPDF can now save linear and decompressed document versions.
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README.rst

PyMuPDF 1.7

Release date: June 15th, 2015

Authors

  • Ruikai Liu
  • Jorj X. McKie

Introduction

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.

Installation

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

Refer to the document for more details

Usage

Some simple demos can be found in https://github.com/rk700/python-fitz/blob/master/demo, and https://github.com/rk700/python-fitz/blob/master/examples contains complete, working programs.

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

License

PyMuPDF is distributed under GNU GPL v3.

Contact

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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