Java News from Tuesday, March 18, 2008

IDRsolutions has released JPedal 3.45 b32, a pure Java library for extracting content from PDF files and rasterizing them. Text fragments are extracted as XML elements with font and location information. Images are extracted in both their raw formats and their clipped and scaled formats as TIFF, PNG, or JPEG files. This release adds support for JBIG. JPedal is published under the GPL.