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MuPDF 1.2 (2013-02-27) ||| MUTOOL (Announce)

posted by DOS386(R), 28.04.2013, 15:50

> which is renaming to "mutool" instead of "mubusy"

MOOH :-)

> Yes, default mutool and mudraw Win32 binaries seem to (upon very
> light testing) still work under HX, but the others don't

most notably ???

> I'm honestly not sure how useful it is for us

very much

> (compared to older Ghostscript or XPDF)

XPDF can't brew pixel images from PDF ;-)

> MUDRAW can convert to .PNG, but I'm not sure of the best viewer for that
> (QPNG? Pictview?

Right :-)

> Or just use some converter (Image Magick?) for different format

Why ??? What's broken with PNG ?

> 3). It seems like Ghostscript and MuPDF are somehow connected

AFAIK MuPDF is based on Ghostscript ...

> Also the various licensing changes over the years are confusing

What did change ??? You don't have to bother if you don't run modified MOOH on a public server ;-)

> Not sure what's different in GNU Ghostscript, but clearly (as has been
> mentioned before) none of these directly support DOS anymore (or at
> least not VESA drivers

Did it ever support them ???

> Though if anyone really wants, I will upload MUTOOL.EXE and MUDRAW.EXE
> http://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/util/file/mupdf/

Thanks, I'll test :-)

> you want smaller .EXEs, try "upx --best --lzma --hyper-brute" (avoided here
> because it would've hurt compression across both files, which both use the same

You got it :-)

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