Repair Damaged PDFs
Repair. If Adobe Acrobat reports for a particular PDF "errors"
that it must fix before displaying the first page, a simple
pass through this tool fixes that.
if corrupted, hopeless.
Tries to read PDF data objects sequentially, rather than relying on
usual file structure for random access, and collects all intact objects.
xref table exact byte offsets
side-effect of other PDF tools
does what Acrobat does, as far as I can tell
e.g., Compress if fix and go, Uncompress if damage great and you know something about PDF to further fix.
- transferred in ASCII
- uncompressed and edited
java tool.pdf.Repair [options] PDF-filename