mime.convs - mime type conversion file for cups
file defines the filters that are available for converting
files from one format to another. The standard filters support text, PDF,
PostScript, and many types of image files.
Additional filters are specified in files with the extension .convs
the CUPS configuration directory.
Each line in the mime.convs
file is a comment, blank, or filter line.
Comment lines start with the # character. Filter lines specify the source and
destination MIME types along with a relative cost associated with the filter
and the filter to run:
source/type destination/type cost filter
field specifies the source MIME media type that is
consumed by the filter.
field specifies the destination MIME media type that
is produced by the filter.
field specifies the relative cost for running the filter. A
value of 100 means that the filter uses a large amount of resources while a
value of 0 means that the filter uses very few resources.
field specifies the filter program filename. Filenames are
relative to the CUPS filter directory.
- Typical CUPS configuration directory.
- Typical CUPS filter directory.
- CUPS filter directory on macOS.
Define a filter that converts PostScript documents to CUPS Raster format:
application/vnd.cups-postscript application/vnd.cups-raster 50 pstoraster
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