Cover generation from PDF files is not working

Bug #1847567 reported by Tamsusis on 2019-10-10
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Bug Description

Calibre version 4.1 Portable version fails to generate cover from PDF file first page for most of PDFs.
It was working properly with version 3.*
OS - Windows

Tamsusis (tamsusis) wrote :
Dave Ward (davewardphoto) wrote :

Having the same issue. Calibre 4.1 on Moc OS X 10.14.6.

Most PDFs show a solid white JPG as the cover. If I go to set the cover of the book from the format (PDF) all the pages it offers are just white JPEGs. The PDF itself was fine.

As Tamsusis reports, it always worked fine on versions 3.x of Calibre. Seems to have broken with the release of 4.0 and is not fixed yet in version 4.1.

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every alternate Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
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