CTAN package update: dvipng

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Jun 3 16:13:09 CEST 2004

A package has been updated on tug.ctan.org and it should make its way 
to your favorite mirror very soon.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: dvipng
Author's name: Jan-Åke Larsson
Location on CTAN: dviware/dvipng
Summary description: A fast DVI to PNG converter
License type: gpl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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Release notes for version 1.1 of the dvipng package:

This program makes PNG graphics from DVI files as obtained from TeX and its 

This release adds t1lib support, which is good when installing with teTeX. 
A man page is also now included. Finally color special support has been fixed, 
and a few build issues.

dvipng has gained its own project on SourceForge, so starting from now, 
that project will be the main distribution point. 
It has been tested to a fair degree. Note the disclaimer in the COPYING file. 
Report any bugs you find, see README for instructions.
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You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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