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GNU Ghostscript

http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format. It also includes a C library that implements the graphics capabilities of the PostScript language. It supports a wide variety of output file formats and printers.

This package is the GNU version of the Artifex Ghostscript.

Documentation

An introduction to GNU Ghostscript is available at: https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html

A graphical user interface to the Ghostscript interpreter is provided by the GNU GV package.

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
OtherGenium17 January 2017
AGPLv3orlaterGenium17 January 2017
OtherGenium17 January 2017
The CMap files (in Resource/CMap)
AGPLv3 with exceptionGenium17 January 2017
The font files (in Resource/Font)



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Didier Link Maintainer
José E. Marchesi Maintainer
Artifex Software Inc. Original source code comes from GPL Ghostscript released by Artifex Software Inc.


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
Bug Tracking,Developer E-mail mailto:bug-ghostscript@gnu.org
Support Newsgroup gnu.ghostscript.bug
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git
User Download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ghostscript/
Developer Homepage https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite zlib
Weak prerequisite libjpeg
Weak prerequisite libpng

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 January 2017.



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