qpdf man page

qpdf — PDF transformation software


qpdf --empty --pages input.pdf 1-3,5,6-10 -- output.pdf

qpdf --empty --pages file1.pdf 1,6-8 --pages file2.pdf 3,4,5 -- output.pdf

qpdf --split-pages=n input.pdf out_%d.pdf

qpdf --rotate=90:2,4,6 --rotate=180:7-8 input.pdf output.pdf

qpdf --password=password --decrypt input.pdf output.pdf


qpdf [ options ] infilename [ outfilename ]


The qpdf program is used to convert one PDF file to another equivalent PDF file.  It is capable of performing a variety of transformations such as linearization (also known as web optimization or fast web viewing), encryption, and decryption of PDF files.  It also has many options for inspecting or checking PDF files, some of which are useful primarily to PDF developers.

For a summary of qpdf's options, please run qpdf --help.  A complete manual can be found in qpdf-doc package.

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April 2008 qpdf version 8.2.1 User Commands