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|Short description=Interpreter for the Postscript and PDF graphics languages
 
|Short description=Interpreter for the Postscript and PDF graphics languages
 
|Full description=An interpreter for the Postscript language and the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), a set of C procedures (the Ghostscript lib) that implements the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the Postscript language and in PDF, and a set of utility programs that include the ability to convert PostScript to PDF. Currently it supports PostScript level 3 and PDF versions 1.0 through 1.6.
 
|Full description=An interpreter for the Postscript language and the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), a set of C procedures (the Ghostscript lib) that implements the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the Postscript language and in PDF, and a set of utility programs that include the ability to convert PostScript to PDF. Currently it supports PostScript level 3 and PDF versions 1.0 through 1.6.
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|Homepage URL=http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.ghostscript.com
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=User and Developer documentation is available from http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/current/
 
|Documentation note=User and Developer documentation is available from http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/current/
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,Ghostview,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
 
|Related projects=a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,Ghostview,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
|Is GNU=y
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2010-09-20
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
 
|Version identifier=8.71.1
 
|Version identifier=8.71.1
 
|Version date=2010-09-09
 
|Version date=2010-09-09
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-8.71.1.tar.bz2
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-8.71.1.tar.bz2
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2010-09-20
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=ghostscript
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|License verified date=2010-09-09
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-09-09
 
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|Real name=Didier Link
 
|Real name=Didier Link
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|Email=didier@famille-link.fr
 
|Email=didier@famille-link.fr
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|Real name=Tim Theisen
 
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|Printing=postscript
 
|Printing=postscript
 
|Use=printing
 
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Latest revision as of 14:30, 12 October 2012

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GNU ghostscript

http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
An interpreter for the Postscript language and the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), a set of C procedures (the Ghostscript lib) that implements the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the Postscript language and in PDF, and a set of utility programs that include the ability to convert PostScript to PDF. Currently it supports PostScript level 3 and PDF versions 1.0 through 1.6.

Documentation

User and Developer documentation is available from http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/current/

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:ghostscript

Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 8.71.1 (stable)
released on 9 September 2010

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins9 September 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Russell LangContributor
Thomas MerzContributor
"Email ghostview@cs.wisc.edu" Tim Theisen Contributor
and many othersContributor
"Email didier@famille-link.fr" Didier Link Maintainer
Peter DeutschContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer E-mail mailto:bug-ghostscript@gnu.org
Support Newsgroup gnu.ghostscript.bug


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite libpng
Weak prerequisite zlib
Weak prerequisite libjpeg

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 September 2010.



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