Some pdf are not recognized

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jSer
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Some pdf are not recognized

Post by jSer » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:08 am

Some pdf are not recognized. Message - "Format of the file ... could not be determined".
XnView 2.49.1 (and 2.49), Ghostscript 9.50 (and 9.26), win 10 1909.
Example attached.
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123.pdf
(908 Bytes) Downloaded 2 times

jSer
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Re: Some pdf are not recognized

Post by jSer » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:54 pm

Any confirmation?

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Re: Some pdf are not recognized

Post by cday » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:22 pm

jSer wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:54 pm
Any confirmation?
Opens for me using XnView MP 0.93 and whichever non-recent version of Ghostscript is installed on my Linux Mint 19.1 computer...

Note that there is a known issue with the latest Ghostscript 9.50, said to be fixed in XnView MP 0.94.1 I believe, however earlier versions possibly including 9.26 which you say you have tried should work AFAIK, although you might test with a slightly earlier version.

There is also some history, not really fully investigated yet, of PDF files that open in other software not opening in XnView software, but that isn't the case here.

Note also that 32-bit versions of XnView software require Ghostscript 32-bit even on Windows x64.

Edit:

You might check that in the viewer File > Format settings... > Ignore read errors is enabled, otherwise perhaps a Windows 10 issue??

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