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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=GNU Ghostscript
 
|Name=GNU Ghostscript
|Short description=Interpreter for the Postscript and PDF graphics languages
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|Short description=PostScript and PDF interpreter
|Full description='''Ghostscript''' is an 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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|Full description='''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.
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This package is the GNU version of the [[GPL Ghostscript|Artifex Ghostscript]].
 
|Homepage URL=http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
 
|Homepage URL=http://gnu.org/software/ghostscript
|User level=none
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|User level=intermediate
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/ghostscript.git
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User and Developer documentation is available from http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/current/
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|Documentation note=An introduction to GNU Ghostscript is available at: https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html
|Related projects=a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,Ghostview,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
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A graphical user interface to the Ghostscript interpreter is provided by the [[GNU GV]] package.
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|Related projects=a2ps,apsfilter,Enscript,fontutils,gv,Gimp-print,hp2xx,Lahelper,Ted,Tipograf
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
 
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,printing,ghostscript,Ghostview,GNU ghostscript
|Version identifier=9.14.0
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|Version identifier=9.14.1
|Version date=2014/12/04
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|Version date=2016/11/06
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.0.tar.xz
 
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-ghostscript-9.14.0.tar.xz
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2015/04/20
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|Last review date=2017/01/17
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GPLv2
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|License=AGPLv3orlater
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified by=Genium
|License verified date=2010-09-09
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note='''Ghostscript''' is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms the '''GNU Affero General Public License''' as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. See http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/COPYING
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Other
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|License copyright=Adobe Systems Incorporated
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note=The CMap files (in Resource/CMap) are copyright Adobe Systems Incorporated and covered by a separate, Affero GPL compatible license. See http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/LICENSE & http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/Resource/CMap
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=AGPLv3 with exception
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note=The font files (in Resource/Font) are are distributed under the AGPL with the following exemption: As a special exception, permission is granted to include these font programs in a Postscript or PDF file that consists of a document that contains text to be displayed or printed using this font, regardless of the conditions or license applying to the document itself.
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=Other
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|License copyright=UNICODE, INC.
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/17
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|License note=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/tree/LICENSE.Unicode
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Peter Deutsch
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|Real name=José E. Marchesi
|Role=Contributor
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|Role=Maintainer
|Resource URL=
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|Email=jemarch@gnu.org
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{{Person
 
|Real name=Russell Lang
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
|Real name=Thomas Merz
 
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Tim Theisen
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|Real name=Artifex Software Inc.
|Role=Contributor
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|Role=Original source code comes from [[GPL Ghostscript]] released by Artifex Software Inc.
|Email=ghostview@cs.wisc.edu
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
|Real name=and many others
 
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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|Resource kind=Download
 
|Resource kind=Download
 
|Resource URL=http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ghostscript/
 
|Resource URL=http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/ghostscript/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Guix
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, console, library
 
|Interface=command-line, console, library
 
|Printing=postscript
 
|Printing=postscript
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|Programming-language=C
 
|Use=printing
 
|Use=printing
 
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Revision as of 21:09, 17 January 2017

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GNU Ghostscript

https://www.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.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostscript/intro.html

Selection from the FSF shop

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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License

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Didier Link Maintainer
José E. Marchesi Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ghostscript
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Downloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ghostscript/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ghostscript.git/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ghostscript/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ghostscript/


Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 18 January 2019.



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