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pdfinfo - Portable Document Format (PDF) document information extractor (version 3.00)
pdfinfo [options] [PDF-file]
Pdfinfo prints the contents of the ´Info' dictionary (plus some other useful information) from a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The ´Info' dictionary contains the following values: title subject keywords author creator producer creation date modification date In addition, the following information is printed: tagged (yes/no) page count encrypted flag (yes/no) print and copy permissions (if encrypted) page size file size linearized (yes/no) PDF version metadata (only if requested)
-f number Specifies the first page to examine. If multiple pages are requested using the "-f" and "-l" options, the size of each requested page (and, optionally, the bounding boxes for each requested page) are printed. Otherwise, only page one is examined. -l number Specifies the last page to examine. -box Prints the page box bounding boxes: MediaBox, CropBox, BleedBox, TrimBox, and ArtBox. -meta Prints document-level metadata. (This is the "Metadata" stream from the PDF file's Catalog object.) -enc encoding-name Sets the encoding to use for text output. This defaults to "UTF-8". -listenc Lits the available encodings -opw password Specify the owner password for the PDF file. Providing this will bypass all security restrictions. -upw password Specify the user password for the PDF file. -v Print copyright and version information. -h Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.)
The Xpdf tools use the following exit codes: 0 No error. 1 Error opening a PDF file. 2 Error opening an output file. 3 Error related to PDF permissions. 99 Other error.
The pdfinfo software and documentation are copyright 1996-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC.