pdf2swf man page

pdf2swf — Converts Acrobat PDF files into Flash SWF Animation files.


pdf2swf [-options] file.pdf -o file.swf


Converts a PDF file to a SWF file.


-h, --help
Print short help message and exit
-V, --version
Print version info and exit
-o, --output file.swf
will go into a seperate file.
-p, --pages range
-P, --password password
Use password for deciphering the pdf.
-v, --verbose
Be verbose. Use more than one -v for greater effect.
-z, --zlib
The resulting SWF will not be playable in browsers with Flash Plugins 5 and below!
-i, --ignore
SWF files a little bit smaller, but it may also cause the images in the pdf to look funny.
-j, --jpegquality quality
Set quality of embedded jpeg pictures to quality. 0 is worst (small), 100 is best (big). (default:85)
-s, --set param=value
Set a SWF encoder specific parameter. See pdf2swf -s help for more information.
-w, --samewindow
When clicked on, the page they point to will be opened in the window the SWF is displayed.
-t, --stop
The resulting SWF file will not turn pages automatically.
-T, --flashversion num
Set Flash Version in the SWF header to num.
-F, --fontdir directory
Add directory to the font search path.
-b, --defaultviewer
Therefore the swf file will be "browseable", i.e. display some buttons for turning pages.
The viewer swf to be used is determined by a symlink named "default_viewer.swf" in
the swftools data directory.
-l, --defaultloader
The loader swf to be used is determined by a symlink named "default_loader.swf" in
the swftools data directory.
-B, --viewer filename
See http://www.quiss.org/swftools/pdf2swf_u… for information on how to create your own viewers.
-L, --preloader filename
filename is an arbitrary swf animation.
-q, --quiet
Suppress normal messages. Use -qq to suppress warnings, also.
-S, --shapes
Don't use SWF Fonts, but store everything as shape.
-f, --fonts
Store full fonts in SWF. (Don't reduce to used characters).
-G, --flatten
This usually makes the file faster to render and also usually smaller, but will increase
conversion time.
-I, --info
Don't do actual conversion, just display a list of all pages in the PDF.
-Q, --maxtime n
Abort conversion after n seconds. Only available on Unix.


June 2008 pdf2swf swftools