Apsfilter

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apsfilter

https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/apsfilter
Magic print filter with automatic file type recognition

Apsfilter is a magic print filter with automatic file type recognition. It features on-the-fly decompression and conversion, and works on both PostScript and non-PostScript (via Ghostscript) graphical printers. This package makes printing many file formats much easier.

Among the supported formats are: gzip, bzip2, compress, freeze, pack, ASCII, BMP, data (PCL, etc.), DVI, FBM, FIG, FITS, GIF, Group 3 fax, HTML, IFF ILBM, JPEG, Kodak Photo CD, MGR, MIFF, PBM/PGM/PNM/PPM, PDF, PNG, PostScript, RLE, SGI, Sketch, Sun raster, Targa, TIFF, troff, WPG, X pixmap, XCF. Note that actual support depends on the installed filter programs.

Documentation

User manpage included. A user guide in HTML format is also available providing more details on the resources and how to use them.

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Licensing

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Janet Casey

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4 March 2003




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Andreas Klemm Maintainer
See for a complete list Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.apsfilter.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://www.freshports.org/print/apsfilter/
HelpE-mailmailto:apsfilter-announce@apsfilter.org
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/print/apsfilter
DeveloperE-mailmailto:apsfilter-hackers@apsfilter.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/apsfilter
SupportE-mailmailto:apsfilter-help@apsfilter.org
HelpHomepagehttp://www.apsfilter.org/
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-print/apsfilter


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useImageMagick
Weak prerequisiteghostscript (for non-PostScript printers)
Required to useacroread
Required to usenetpbm utils).
Required to usepsutils
Required to useA converter for each file format (typically ghostscript if you don't have a true PS printer and a bunch of other filter like: a2ps
Weak prerequisitepsutils

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 February 2018.



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