Converting eps to pdf


1 October 2009


Simply include the package epstopdf. Then when you use pdflatex, the eps files will be automatically converted to pdf at compile time. (The conversion only happens the first time you process the file, and is skipped if there is already a pdf file with the same name.)

For example:


Then even though the only graphics file available is fig1.eps, this will still be processed ok using pdflatex or pdftexify. On the first pass, a new file called fig1-eps-coverted-to.pdf is created and inserted at the appropriate place. See the documentation for more options and details.

Thanks to Joseph Wright for bringing this to my attention.

Dvi is dead. Long live pdf.