Ghostscript

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GNU Ghostscript

http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
PostScript and PDF interpreter

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.

Related Projects




Licensing

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



Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
SupportNewsgroupgnu.ghostscript.bug
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git
UserDownloadhttp://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ghostscript/
DeveloperHomepagehttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
Bug Tracking,DeveloperE-mailmailto:bug-ghostscript@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
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Weak prerequisitezlib

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



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