[OS X TeX] JPEG2000 and LaTeX

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Mon Dec 6 09:32:53 EST 2004

On 06.12.2004, at 15:26, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> 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.

Yeah, JPEG2000 is PDF1.5 only, so only Acrobat 6 supports it at the 
moment, this will change with Tiger.

> 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.

Quicktime has actually been supporting for quite a while, and it's a 
shame that this format hasn't seen a wider adoption since its 
compression results are really astonishing.

Thanks for your replies.


Simon Spiegel
Mutschellenstr. 97
8038 Zürich

+41 43 5358171


--------------------- Info ---------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
           & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Post: <mailto:MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu>

More information about the MacOSX-TeX mailing list