New CTAN package: degrade

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at
Thu Dec 19 14:48:26 CET 2002

A new package has been installed at  It will make its
way to your favorite local mirror in a day or two.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon
ftpmaint at


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor.

Name of contribution: degrade
Author's name: Peter Münster
Location on CTAN: graphics/degrade
Summary description: Degrades JPEG images to a given resolution
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the contribution's author:
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A package that degrades JPEG images on the fly to decrease
the size of the resulting PostScript or PDF file. You'll need
the convert utility from the ImageMagick bundle and the
jpeg2ps program from CTAN if you don't use VTeX.
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