[OS X TeX] JPEG2000 and LaTeX

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Mon Dec 6 09:26:20 EST 2004

On 6 Dec 2004, at 2:15 pm, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 6 dec 2004, at 14:43, Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> Is there support for the wonderful jpeg2000 in LaTeX? I did a bit of 
>> googling and couldn't find any useful information. I'd love to use 
>> jpeg2000 images in my documents.
> Although Acrobat supports it - and only in version 6, IIRC - I believe 
> that Ghostscript
> 8.33 is just starting to support embedded jpeg2000 files, so you might 
> want to be careful.
> The short answer is: No, there is no direct support. Depending on the 
> type of image your
> alternative options are jpeg (mainly for photographs) or png (scanned 
> line art), and of
> course the vector formats.

I haven't tried it personally, but I believe Quicktime claims to 
support JPEG2000, and in that case it ought to work in Xe(La)TeX as 
well. YMMV.


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