Image::ExifTool::PDF(3) Read PDF meta information


This module is loaded automatically by Image::ExifTool when required.


This code reads meta information from PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) files. It supports object streams introduced in PDF-1.5 but only with a limited set of Filter and Predictor algorithms, however all standard encryption methods through PDF-1.7 extension level 3 are supported, including AESV2 (AES-128) and AESV3 (AES-256).


Copyright 2003-2016, Phil Harvey (phil at

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.