wkhtmltoimage / wkhtmltopdf 0.12.5

wkhtmltoimage and wkhtmltopdf render HTML pages into PDF or convert them into image files respectively. They're utilizing the QT Webkit runtime for "headless" operation without a running browser or display server.

Tags webkit renderer pdf screenshot command-line
License GNU LGPL
State alpha

Recent Releases

0.12.511 Jun 2018 06:25 minor bugfix: Build without patched Qt and integrate with Travis CI and AppVeyor. #1524: qt partial for overlapping text when repeating headers/footers in table (qt#29). #1914: qt rotated elements not rendered on thead on second page and beyond. #1870: sending of duplicate cookies. #2609: add viewportSize property to C API. #2711: differences between "counting" and "printing" phases (causing crashes/blank pages). #3001: static builds not working with updated OpenSSL. #3090: added support for SSL client certificates. #3241: for DPI regression on OS X. #3363: added error message for network errors related to non-media files. #3364: new option `verbosity` to allow different log levels in both CLI and API. #3476: application name in libwkhtmltox. #3672: qt broken PDF with fonts having spaces in name (qt#38). #3680: qt build on macOS 10.13. #3900: qt properly encode URLs with unicode characters in links. Add outlineDepth property to C API. Add wkhtmltoimage_destroy_global_settings method to C API. Switch to self-hosted website and downloads as gna.org is shutting down. Conversion of read-only form fields. Flush stderr to allow reading progress updates. Handling of errors for media URLs with query string. Add setting to perform hostname lookup via proxy. Correctly pass --copies to underlying QPrinter. Minor documentation updates and ing compiler warnings. Add various Qt patches to support OpenSSL 1.1 and latest MinGW/macOS environments. Removed build scripts in favor of separate repo (wkhtmltopdf/packaging).
0.12.423 Nov 2016 03:15 minor bugfix: Add support for building with VS2015. Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2j and libpng to 1.6.26. qt change screen size in headless mode to a more sane value (1366x768). qt allow screen size in headless mode to be overriden via environment variables. qt compilation failure on OS X 10.11 due to usage of deprecated APIs. #1768: allow using long argument list (without hardcoded limits). #2004: qt rendering of form fields in PDF output. #2353: qt context.setLineDash doesn't work in Canvas. #2416: make background transparent by default for headers/footers. #2463: qt standardize rendering DPI to 96. #2673: fail immediately in the build script if the Qt source is not available. #2684: qt crash in WebKit (RenderBlock::removeFloatingObjectsBelow). #2885: enforce UTF-8 encoding for input strings in the API. #2887: improve docs to make examples of header/footer variables more explicit. #3077: use correct install path for man pages.
0.12.321 Jan 2016 03:15 minor bugfix: qt upgrade the patched Qt to the last Qt 4.8 commit. Removed support for CentOS 5 builds. Update OpenSSL to 1.0.2e and xz to 5.2.2 and libjpeg to 9b. Downgrade libpng to 1.2.56. #1843: add --keep-relative-links and --resolve-relative-links to resolve relative links. #1981: temporary PDF files not being removed when writing to stdout. #2104: renamed COPYING to LICENSE. #2183: apply --javascript-delay settings for non-main resource loaders. #2190: do not depend on ICU even if it is already installed. #2194: qt deging of Qt/WebKit due to missing deinformation. #2214: qt broken rendering of transparent images when converting to PDF. #2252: ownership of /usr/local being changed during installation on OS X. #2280: do not allow data URIs for --header-html or --footer-html. #2322: broken debuilds with MSVC. #2355: add support for proxy bypass for specific hosts with --bypass-proxy-for. #2418: build error on OS X. #2560: allow using email address as proxy username. #2572: incorrect version detection when building distro-specific packages. Jan 2015 03:45 minor feature: update OpenSSL to 1.0.1l 2084**: **** make background transparent by default when rendering to PDF 2142**: fix wkhtmltoimage ignoring --javascript-delay and --window-status 2151**: **** fix PDFs rendering without embedded fonts on 64-bit Cocoa build
0.12.210 Jan 2015 03:15 minor feature: external libraries updated: OpenSSL to 1.0.1k, libpng to 1.5.21 and xz to 5.2.0 fix build failure with unpatched Qt = 5.3 1539**: **** using OpenType fonts now results in selectable text on Windows 1638**: **** fix incorrect rendering of JPEG images on Windows Server 2008 x64 1639**: block access to local files on Windows when an invalid URL is used 1640**: **** make table page-break logic opt-in via CSS at the row level 1676**: do not allow overriding the header/footer settings for cover pages 1676**: set page margins correctly via computed header/footer heights for multiple URLs 1758**: fix corrupt image when output is specified as "-" in wkhtmltoimage on Windows 1722**: **** fix broken hyphenation with soft-hyphens 1769**: fixed unicode URLs in links 1772**: added variable 'isodate' for substitution in headers/footers 1790**: fix handling of temporary files during PDF conversion via API 1808**: fix and not working without HTML headers/footers 1825**: fix handling of non-ASCII characters in command-line arguments 1863**: **** blank page or crash with low DPI on Windows 1892**: --window-status causes endless loop with --header-html 1906**: fix wrong comparison when parsing list parameters 1944**: **** fix the reflection subsystem to fix the non-functional API 1949**: fix generation of tarball in the posix-local build 1955**: installer does not work on 32-bit OS X 1961**: add explicit dependency on minimal font packages for all linux targets 1988**: fix footer spacing being ignored 1992**: add support for CentOS 7 target 2055**: **** rendering of Thai symbols is very slow
0.13.0-alpha-391fd3428 Dec 2014 12:05 minor bugfix: Fix unicode URLs. Block access to local files on Windows when an invalid URL is used. Remove instructions for building on OS X 10.6. Fix wrong comparison when parsing list parameters. Add explicit dependency on minimal font packages for all linux targets. Update to latest fpm when running the "update-all-schroots" target.
0.12.104 Jul 2014 23:45 minor bugfix: PostScript output support has been removed due to QT5, Windows builds use OpenSSL 1.0.1h. Spurious "exit with code 1 due to http error: 1xxx" errors fixed, qt fix rendering issues for JPEG with XMP metadata, fix crash when CSS widows are specified, use UTF-8 encoding for the HTML generated by the TOC XSL, PDFs rendering without embedded fonts on OS X, suppress blank page generated if the first cell spans multiple pages. Included text codecs for Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Japanese and Korean. Fixed compilation failures when not building with patched Qt/WebKit, and support building with non-patched Qt4/Qt5 in either shared or static mode. New --license command line option, updated URLs in the internal documentation. Completed revamp of the build system, which now generates native packages on all platforms.