JBIG2 Encoder

Install latest/edge of JBIG2 Encoder

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install jbig2enc --edge

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JBIG2 Encoder is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

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An encoder for JBIG2

JBIG2 encodes bi-level (1 bpp) images using a number of clever tricks to get better compression than G4. This encoder can:

  • Generate JBIG2 files, or fragments for embedding in PDFs
  • Generic region encoding
  • Perform symbol extraction, classification and text region coding
  • Perform refinement coding and,
  • Compress multipage documents

Snap-specific notes

This is NOT an official distribution of JBIG2 Encoder, please refer the snap's own issue tracker for support:


Details for JBIG2 Encoder

  • Apache-2.0

Last updated
  • 9 January 2023 - latest/edge



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