This software is used for printing postscript (.ps) file
You can download here.
(6.2 MB in .zip format)
is the name of a set of software that provides:
- An interpreter for the PostScript language, and
- A set of C procedures (the Ghostscript library) that implement
the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations
in the PostScript language, and
- An interpreter for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
Currently it supports PDF versions 1.0 and 1.1 (PDF 1.2
support is expected by the end of 1998).
Ghostscript was mainly written by Peter Deutsch.
Obtaining GNU Ghostscript
GNU Ghostscript is a copyrighted work (Aladdin Enterprises
owns the copyright); it is distributed under the GNU
General Public License. You can get the current version
of GNU Ghostscript by Internet FTP from
or from any of the GNU
distribution sites; you can also get GNU Ghostscript from
the Free Software
Foundation (FSF) on the Source
The Ghostscript source code distribution includes a library
written by the Independent JPEG Group (IJG). This library
does NOT fall under the GNU License; it comes with its own
license, which is more permissive. For more information, please
see the README file in the jpeg subdirectory of the Ghostscript
source code. The executable versions of Ghostscript are based
in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.