ghostscript-7.05: description + notes
Ghostscript is the name of a set of software that provides:
For further information read the
on the Ghostscript, Ghostview,
and GSview web site.
An interpreter for the PostScript (TM) 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
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 capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the
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