CTAN update: epstopdf

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Tue Sep 18 07:50:50 CEST 2018

Karl Berry submitted an update to the



Version number: 2.28
License type: other-free

Summary description: Convert EPS to PDF using Ghostscript

Announcement text:

epstopdf 2.28 changes to output PDF version 1.5 by default. Before, it
output whatever version the underlying Ghostscript or other interpreter
had as default. In Ghostscript 9,25, that changed to 1.7, which would
cause many warnings in the TeX world.

To override the PDF version, use epstopdf
--gsopt=-dCompatibilityLevel=1.7 (for example).


This package is located at 

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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