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Okular showing the postscript backend
Platform: Cross-platform
Genre: Universal document viewer
License: GPL
Website: http://okular.kde.org/

Okular will be the document viewer for KDE 4. It is based on KPDF and it will replace KPDF, KGhostView, KFax, KFaxview, KDVI in KDE4. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 770 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1049 × 817 pixel, file size: 106 KB, MIME type: image/png) the text showed is under File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In computing, a platform describes some sort of framework, either in hardware or software, which allows software to run. ... A cross-platform (or platform independent) programming language, software application or hardware device works on more than one system platform (e. ... Computer software can be organized into categories based on common function, type, or field of use. ... A software license is a legal agreement which may take the form of a proprietary or gratuitous license as well as a memorandum of contract between a producer and a user of computer software. ... The GNU logo The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or simply GPL) is a widely-used free software license, originally written by Richard Stallman for the GNU project. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... A screenshot of KDE 4 Alpha1. ... For other uses, see KPDF (TV). ... For other uses, see KPDF (TV). ... This is a list of applications written for KDE and sorted by categories. ...

Okular was started for the Google Summer of Code of 2005; Piotr Szymanski was the accepted student[1][2]. The Google Summer of Code is an annual program, first held during the northern hemisphere summer of 2005, in which Google awards cash prizes to students who successfully complete a free software / open-source coding project during the summer. ...

It supports the following file formats[3]:

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is the file format created by Adobe Systems, in 1993, for document exchange. ... Poppler is a free software library for viewing PDF documents; it is maintained by freedesktop. ... PostScript (PS) is a page description language and programming language used primarily in the electronic and desktop publishing areas. ... This article is about TIFF, the computer image format. ... Microsoft Compiled HTML Help is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 1997 as a successor to the Microsoft WinHelp format. ... DjVu (pronounced déjà vu) is a computer file format designed primarily to store scanned images, especially those containing text and line drawings. ... DVI (DeVice Independent) is the output file format of the TeX typesetting program, designed by Donald Knuth in 1979. ... The XML Paper Specification (XPS), formerly codenamed Metro, is a document storage and viewing specification developed by Microsoft. ... The OpenDocument format (ODF, ISO/IEC 26300, full name: OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications) is a file format for electronic office documents, such as spreadsheets, charts, presentations, databases and word processing documents (e. ... FictionBook is an open XML-based ebook format, which originated and gained popularity in Russia. ... Comic Book Archive file or ComicBook Reader File is a ZIP or RAR file of images with the file extension renamed to . ...

See also

Evince is a free software document viewer for both Portable Document Format (PDF) and PostScript documents for the GNOME desktop environment. ...


  1. ^ http://developer.kde.org/summerofcode/soc2005.html
  2. ^ http://developer.kde.org/summerofcode/okular.html
  3. ^ http://okular.kde.org/formats.php



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