'dvipng' makes PNG graphics from DVI files as obtained from TeX and its relatives. It is the fastest bitmap-rendering code for DVI files; on a fairly low-end laptop, it takes less than a second to generate 150 one-formula images. Furthermore, it does not read the postamble, so it can be started before TeX finishes. There is a -follow switch that makes dvipng wait at EOF for further output, unless it finds the POST marker that indicates the end of the DVI. It supports PK and VF fonts, color specials, and more.
released on 14 December 2010
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||26 August 2003|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer/User||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/dvipng|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?root=dvipng|
|Required to use||kpathsea|
|Weak prerequisite||texinfo (for building documentation)|
|Required to use||libgd|
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