# Latex error. Unknown graphics extension: eps [duplicate]

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I encountered an 'errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.'

I have the error like in the title. I found some pages on the web with a solution to this problem. They use to say that compiling should be not LaTeX->pdf but LaTeX->ps->pdf. How can it be done, or maybe there is another solution for the problem?

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## marked as duplicate by diabonas, Alan Munn, Stefan Kottwitz♦Sep 27 '11 at 13:40

pdfLaTeX only accepts `.pdf`, `.png` and `.jpg` graphics. With recent TeX Live (2010, 2011) or MiKTeX (2.9) versions, automatic EPS-to-PDF conversion takes place when an `.eps` file is available. What TeX system do you use? –  Joseph Wright Sep 27 '11 at 13:03
–  diabonas Sep 27 '11 at 13:08

It seems you're using graphics in the .eps format. A relatively easy way of solving this problem is loading `\usepackage{epstopdf}` in your preamble and compiling with pdfLaTeX as usual. This will convert any .eps graphics to .pdf first, you'll see the actual .pdf files in your directory.