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1Subject: ANNOUNCE: Xpdf 4.00 - a PDF viewer and related tools
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3Glyph & Cog, LLC is pleased to announce a new version of Xpdf, the
4open source Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer.  The Xpdf project
5also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and
6various other utilities.
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8*** The Xpdf web site has moved to www.xpdfreader.com ***
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10Xpdf uses the Qt toolkit and runs on Linux and Windows.  The
11non-graphical components (pdftops, pdftotext, etc.) run on Linux,
12Unix, Windows, MacOSX, and pretty much any other system with a decent
13C++ compiler.
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15Major changes:
16* Complete rewrite of the xpdf GUI, using Qt instead of Motif.
17* Multithreaded rasterization in the viewer - pages are now rasterized
18  in a separate thread so that scrolling and other UI activity is not
19  blocked.
20* Added a linear text selection mode.
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22See the `CHANGES' file for a complete list of changes.
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24Source (C++ and C) is available, and it should be fairly easy to
25compile for Linux and Windows.
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27More information, source code, and precompiled binaries are on the
28xpdf web page:
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30    http://www.xpdfreader.com/
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32For information on commercial licensing and consulting, please see the
33Glyph & Cog web site:
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35    http://www.glyphandcog.com/
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