Split, Combine and Compress PDF Files

Content-preserving transformations transformations of PDF files such as split, combine, and compress. This package interfaces directly to the 'qpdf' C++ API and does not require any command line utilities. Note that 'qpdf' does not read actual content from PDF files: to extract text and data you need the 'pdftools' package.



  • Add configure script to allow building with system libqpdf
  • Fix build on Solaris


  • Initial release

Reference manual

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1.1 by Jeroen Ooms, a year ago

https://github.com/ropensci/qpdf (devel), http://qpdf.sourceforge.net/ (upstream)

Report a bug at https://github.com/ropensci/qpdf/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/qpdf

Authors: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre] , Jay Berkenbilt [cph] (Author of libqpdf)

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Apache License 2.0 license

Imports Rcpp, askpass, curl

Suggests testthat

Linking to Rcpp

Imported by pdftools.

Suggested by HyRiM, WaterML, binomialMix, shapper, tidyHeatmap, uplifteval.

See at CRAN