Forensics of PDF Documents
Content Leader: Jess Garcia - Last Updated: June 13, 2007
PDF File Reconstruction
For automated reconstruction you can use the 3-Heights™ PDF Desktop Analysis & Repair Tool tool.
If you have just fragments of a PDF file, you can try to artificially create the PDF header following the Adobe PDF Specification mentioned above.
| Tool || OS || Description |
| extract || UNIX || Extracts very basic information from a PDF document metadata |
| pdfinfo || UNIX || Extract a lot of information from PDF document metadata (part of the xpdf-utils package) |
| pdffonts || UNIX || Identifies the fonts used in a PDF document (part of the xpdf-utils package) |
| pdfimages || UNIX || Extracts images from PDF documents (part of the xpdf-utils package) |
| 3-Heights™ PDF Desktop Analysis & Repair Tool || Windows || Analyzes, Repairs and recovers information from irreparable corrupt PDF files |