Convert g3 faxes to ps/pdf

Wim Waltman waltman at
Fri Jan 17 12:00:20 CET 2003

Can this read it ?


Wouter van Marle wrote:
> Hi All!
> I am fiddling a bit with mgetty+sendfax, writing a program in Python as
> front-end.
> These programs send and receive their faxes as g3 format, which is fine for
> that purpose. For viewing and storing I want them as ps or pdf file! (to
> convert between those two is trivial with ps2pdf).
> Any clue on how to convert from g3 to ps? (or where I could ask this
> question)
> I tried fax2ps (from libtiff-progs), doesn't work - complains that it does
> not know the g3 file (is not a tiff file).
> I don't mind to have to use a few steps - e.g. g3 --> tiff --> ps --> pdf.
> Wouter.

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