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Ghostscript

9.22

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/23/2017.

Ghostscript is a package of software that provides:

Ghostscript is written entirely in C, with special care taken to make it run properly on a wide variety of systems, including MS Windows, Apple MacOS, the wide variety of Unix and Unix-like platforms and VMS systems.

Features

  • An interpreter for the PostScriptâ„¢ language, with the ability to convert PostScript language files to many raster formats, view them on displays, and print them on printers that don't have PostScript language capability built in;
  • An interpreter for Portable Document Format (PDF) files, with the same abilities;
  • The ability to convert PostScript language files to PDF (with some limitations) and vice versa; and
  • A set of C procedures (the Ghostscript library) that implement the graphics and filtering (data compression / decompression / conversion) capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the PostScript language and in PDF.

To install Ghostscript, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ghostscript

To upgrade Ghostscript, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ghostscript

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Artifex

Copyright

Artifex Software, Inc

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Release Notes

https://ghostscript.com/doc/9.22/History9.htm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ghostscript 9.21.0.20170331 8383 Friday, March 31, 2017 approved
Ghostscript 9.16.0.20170513 79 Saturday, May 13, 2017 approved
Ghostscript 9.15 7758 Monday, September 22, 2014 approved
Ghostscript 9.14 882 Thursday, March 27, 2014  
Ghostscript 9.12 204 Tuesday, March 25, 2014  
Ghostscript 9.10 473 Tuesday, September 3, 2013  
Ghostscript 9.07 308 Tuesday, April 23, 2013  

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