Synonyms for ghostscript or Related words with ghostscript
Examples of "ghostscript"
Amiga supports PostScript through
and SaxonScript (included with Saxon Publisher). Ghostview is the foremost used graphical GUI for
on the Amiga.
PDF files are processed using
in the backend.
Current Artifex Product line also includes
, and MuPDF.
Deutsch chose to include a commercial restriction in the AFPL based on his observation of people including
in commercial products without full license compliance. Recent versions of
are not licensed under the AFPL.
A number of applications use
to import or display PDF files (e.g., IrfanView, Inkscape). Additionally, a large number of virtual printers use
to create PDF files; for a non-exhaustive list, see List of virtual printer software.
was originally written by L. Peter Deutsch for the GNU Project, and released under the GNU General Public License in 1986. Later, Deutsch formed Aladdin Enterprises to dual-license
also under a proprietary license with an own development fork: "Aladdin
" under the Aladdin Free Public License (which, despite the name, is not a free software license, as it forbids commercial distribution) and "GNU
" distributed with the GNU General Public License. With version 8.54 in 2006, both development branches were merged again, and dual-licensed releases were still provided.
Libraries that provides ability to access
library from various programming languages.
It is one of the
fonts, a free alternative to 35 basic PostScript fonts (which include Times).
As it takes the form of a language interpreter,
can also be used as a general purpose programming environment.
The application leverages RedMon and
and is licensed under the GNU GPL. It is in the beta phase.
URW++ produced a version of Courier called Nimbus Mono L in 1984, and eventually released under the GPL and AFPL (as Type 1 font for
) in 1996. It is one of the
fonts, a free alternatives to 35 basic PostScript fonts (which include Courier). It is available in major free and open source operating systems.
to perform the first part of the conversion process.
converts the PostScript (or PDF) file to a more basic PostScript format, translating complex functions to basic functions, such as line draw commands. The second part of the conversion process consists of translating these basic functions into basic functions of the output format.
As a result of this, many computer operating systems contain these fonts or clones of them (as on the
The GPL version is also used as the basis for a Display
, which adds the functionality needed to fully support Display PostScript.
It is one of the
fonts, free alternatives to 35 basic PostScript fonts (which include Courier). It is a standard typeface in many Linux distributions.
In February 2013,
changed its license from GPLv3 to GNU AGPL, which raised license compatibility questions for example by Debian.
There are several sets of free fonts supplied for
, intended to be metrically compatible with common fonts attached with the PostScript standard. These include:
The Aladdin Free Public License, abbreviated AFPL, is a license written by L. Peter Deutsch for his
PostScript language interpreter.
is currently owned by Artifex Software and maintained by Artifex Software employees and the worldwide user community. According to Artifex, as of version 9.03, the commercial version of
can no longer be freely distributed for commercial purposes without purchasing a license, though the (A)GPL variant allows commercial distribution provided all code using it is released under the (A)GPL. Artifex' point of view on "aggregated software" was challenged in court for MuPDF.
can also be used as a file format converter, such as PostScript to PDF converter. The ps2pdf conversion program, which comes with the
distribution, is described by its documentation as a "work-alike for nearly all the functionality (but not the user interface) of Adobe's Acrobat Distiller product". This converter is basically a thin wrapper around ghostscript's codice_1 output device, which supports PDF/A-1 and PDF/A-2 as well as PDF/X-3 output.
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