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Convert, query information and extract data from PDF files. More information:

  • Convert a range of pages to PNGs (Note: %nd in the output placeholder must be replaced with a print modifier like %d or %2d):

mutool convert -o {{path/to/output%nd.png}} {{path/to/input.pdf}} {{1-10}}

  • Convert one or more pages of a PDF into text in stdout:

mutool draw -F txt {{path/to/input.pdf}} {{2,3,5,...}}

  • Concatenate multiple PDF files:

mutool merge -o {{path/to/output.pdf}} {{path/to/input1.pdf path/to/input2.pdf ...}}

  • Query information about all content embedded in a PDF:

mutool info {{path/to/input.pdf}}

  • Extract all images, fonts and resources embedded in a PDF to the current directory:

mutool extract {{path/to/input.pdf}}

  • Show the outline (table of contents) of a PDF:

mutool show {{path/to/input.pdf}} outline