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Package ghostscript

Interpreter for PostScript language & PDF


This package provides useful conversion utilities based on Ghostscript software,
for converting PS, PDF and other document formats between each other.

Ghostscript is a suite of software providing an interpreter for Adobe Systems'
PostScript (PS) and Portable Document Format (PDF) page description languages.
Its primary purpose includes displaying (rasterization & rendering) and printing
of document pages, as well as conversions between different document formats.

Version: 10.03.0

See also: ghostscript-tools-dvipdf, ghostscript-tools-fonts, ghostscript-tools-printing.

General Commands

eps2eps alias for ps2ps
ghostscript alias for gs
gs Ghostscript (PostScript and PDF language interpreter and previewer)
gsnd Run ghostscript (PostScript and PDF engine) without display
pdf2dsc generate a PostScript page list of a PDF document
pdf2ps Ghostscript PDF to PostScript translator
ps2ascii Ghostscript translator from PostScript or PDF to ASCII
ps2epsi generate conforming Encapsulated PostScript
ps2pdf12 alias for ps2pdf
ps2pdf13 alias for ps2pdf
ps2pdf14 alias for ps2pdf
ps2pdfwr Convert PostScript to PDF without specifying CompatibilityLevel, using ghostscript
ps2ps Ghostscript PostScript "distiller"