PDF Tools (by Didier Stevens)

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Tools for parsing and analysing PDF documents
Homepage:http://blog.didierstevens.com/programs/pdf-tools/
License:Not specified, public domain
Input Formats:PDF
Function:Dependency Analysis,Metadata Extraction,Validation
Content type:Document



Description[edit]

This is a set of Python scripts for anaysing PDF documents. The main ones are:

pdf-parser.py[edit]

This tool will parse a PDF document to identify the fundamental elements used in the analyzed file. A command line option exists to search for specific text strings within indirect objects.

pdfid.py[edit]

Scans a file to look for certain PDF keywords, allowing you to identify PDF documents that contain (for example) JavaScript or execute an action when opened.

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