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|Short description=PNG graphics from TeX DVI files
 
|Short description=PNG graphics from TeX DVI files
 
|Full description='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.
 
|Full description='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.
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|Homepage URL=http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/dvipng/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://sourceforge.net/projects/preview-latex/
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=
 
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=L2P,PNGwriter
 
|Related projects=L2P,PNGwriter
 
|Keywords=graphics,bitmap,latex,TeX,PNG,DVI,format conersion,VF,PK
 
|Keywords=graphics,bitmap,latex,TeX,PNG,DVI,format conersion,VF,PK
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.14
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|Version date=2010/12/14
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|Version status=beta
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/dvipng/dvipng-1.14.tar.gz
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|Version comment=1.14 stable released 2010-12-14
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2008-01-15
 
|Last review date=2008-01-15
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.7
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|Status=
|Version date=2005-10-12
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=beta
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|License verified date=2003-08-26
|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/preview-latex/dvipng-1.7.tar.gz?download
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2003-08-26
 
|License verified date=2003-08-26
|Version comment=1.7 beta released 2005-10-12
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Jan-Ake Larsson
 
|Real name=Jan-Ake Larsson
|Email=
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|Documentation-tool=latex,tex,texinfo
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|Documentation-tool=latex, tex, texinfo
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Text-creation=documentation-tool
 
|Text-creation=documentation-tool
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2003-08-26
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=texinfo (for building documentation)
 
|Prerequisite description=texinfo (for building documentation)
 
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Revision as of 05:14, 16 March 2013

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dvipng

http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/dvipng/
'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.

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey26 August 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Jan-Ake LarssonMaintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?root=dvipng
Developer/User Mailing List Info/Archive https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/dvipng


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libgd
Required to use kpathsea
Weak prerequisite texinfo (for building documentation)

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