LibWmf for Windows

LibWmf: Windows Metafile Graphics library



libwmf is a library for reading vector images in Microsøft's native Windøws Metafile Format (WMF) and for either (a) displaying them in, e.g., an X window; or (b) converting them to more standard/open file formats such as, e.g., the W3C's XML-based Scaleable Vector Graphic (SVG) format. Currently bindings exist for conversion to:



If you download the Setup program of the package, the dependencies as listed below under Requirements, are already included if they are available from GnuWin32; so, standard operating-system libraries, such as msvcrt.dll, are not included. If you download the package as Zip files, then you must download and install the dependencies zip file yourself.

DescriptionDownloadSizeLast changeMd5sum
• Complete package, except sources Setup  2638324 18 January 2005  802100dd219b22abe45cca2cd6efc3bb
• Sources Setup  1596004 18 January 2005  4d9e5ffc6e314f07dc274cf7b018a300
• Binaries Zip  944542 18 January 2005  ed12ef963d461875a56df577c622f872
• Dependencies Zip  1752992 18 January 2005  9d6769b2f98c9bd9feca57724b6ab6e5
• Developer files Zip  106909 18 January 2005  d8eb42dde8acc7761cb194c6bf87f1a2
• Documentation Zip  437866 18 January 2005  847add0015fd1efca578cb241bb4affc
• Sources Zip  2330939 18 January 2005  66d7135d2ff868975b1b6a02da9bf195

You can also download the files from the GnuWin32 files page.

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Installation and Usage

General Installation Instructions

Reported bugs


All required packages from GnuWin32, excluding libgw32c and external ones such as msvcrt.dll, perl, etc, are included in the Setup program and the dependencies zip file.