Plugins Directory » Redmine Preview PDF

Author: Stephan Wenzel
Code repository:
Registered on: 2018-07-09 (about 6 years ago)
Current version: 1.0.4
Compatible with: Redmine 3.4.x, 3.3.x
User ratings:   (3)

This plugin's functionality is now continued in redmine_more_previews

Show even large pdf attachments in Redmine's attachment preview pane prior to downloading. This plugin will show the first page of the pdf as a medium resolution image file.

Installation notes


1. go to plugins folder

git clone

2. restart server f.i.

sudo /etc/init.s/apache2 restart


1. go to plugins folder

rm -r redmine_preview_pdf

2. restart server f.i.

sudo /etc/init.s/apache2 restart


1.0.4 (2018-09-06)

Compatible with Redmine 3.4.x, 3.3.x.

  • 1.0.4 fixed aspect ratio problem for img preview
  • 1.0.3
    - added option to embed original pdf instead of only first page
    - added check for Ghostscript availabilty under Administration->Information
    - option to choose beteween embedding method with iframe or object/embed (for enhanced compatibilty with legacy browswers)
  • 1.0.2
    - English
    - German
  • 1.0.1
    - no localizable strings present in plugin
Overview.png (198 KB) Overview.png Stephan Wenzel, 2018-07-10 15:19

User ratings

  by dj djsn over 3 years ago

Not working with Redmine 4.1

  by Sunding Wei over 5 years ago

Not working with redmine 3.4.4 / ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  by Dirk Rudolph almost 6 years ago