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PostScript utilities Dog drawn by Ralph Steadman


Acumen Training

Postscript sample programs. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Arkka Enterprises

Located in Warrenville, IL, this company developed Mup: Mup takes a text file as input and produces PostScript output for printed music. It can handle both regular notation and tablature notation. It can also produce MIDI output. Free trial, but 29$ if you keep it. Windows and UNIX/Linux. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ask the printer for error messages

By Aandi Iinston. [Google] [More]  ⦿


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Barcode Writer in Pure Postscript
[Terry Burton]

Barcode Writer in Pure Postscript is an open source project that facilitates the printing of many barcode symbologies entirely within level 2 PostScript. Hence the process of generating a printed barcode representing a given input is performed entirely within the printer (or print system) where it is no longer the responsibility of your application or a library. Written and distributed by UK-based Terry Burton. Supported formats: EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-5 & EAN-2 (EAN/UPC add-ons), Code 128 (A, B & C), Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5 (including ITF-14), Code 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI, Plessey, Postnet. [Google] [More]  ⦿


A free Python program by Judah Milgram (with postscrtipt output) for generating barcodes for ISBN and Bookland EAN (EAN-13). [Google] [More]  ⦿

CAI's Software Page

Yidao Cai's free software. Most interesting is CNPRINT: "CNPRINT is a utility to print Chinese/Japanese/Korean (CJK) text (or convert to PostScript) under DOS, VMS and UNIX systems. It works just as a print command on your system. Currently GB, Hz, zW, BIG5, CNS, JIS, EUC, Shift-JIS, KSC, UTF8, UTF7 and UTF16 formats are supported. With its full Unicode support, it should be able to print other language (e.g. Thai, Vietnames, Arabic as well)." Also, MSHei and MSSong truetype fonts for Chinese, Korean and Japanese, developed by Stone Corporation, Zhuhai, China. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Free open source graphical tool that allows the import of scanned (tiff, jpg, gif) and vector (postscript, pdf, dxf, hpgl) data, the vectorisation, editing and creation of data (and page layout), and the export of vector data. It runs on Linux (X-Windows) and Mac OSX. It can be a useful tool as a preprocessing step in the creation of fonts, when starting from scans of drawings or from pictures of typefaces. [Google] [More]  ⦿


UC Berkeley software for creating PostScript graphics from C programs. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Claes Månsson

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DigiScript can read, validate, display, interactively edit, and color-separate PostScript, EPS, and PDF files from any source. 2000DM. Free demo. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Display Ghostscript (DGS)

Display ghostscript is an open-source version of Adobe's Display postscript. Developed by GNU people such as Adam Fedor, Digital Optics. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eddie Kohler
[t1utils (main site)]

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Error messages

An error message page compiled by PostScript guru Aandi Iinston. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Font info and metrics modules

Johan Vromans' free Perl modules for working with type 1 fonts.

  • PostScript::Resources -- a module that fetches PostScript font related information from Unix PostScript Resource (.UPR) files.
  • PostScript::Font -- a module that returns info about PostScript font files (.PFB and .PFA files); TrueType fonts are handled using an external tool (see below).
    Info includes: font name, type, version, but also encoding vector and list of all glyphs.
  • PostScript::FontMetrics -- a module that analyses Adobe Font Metrics (.AFM) files;
    Info includes: font name, type, version, encoding vector and width, bounding box and kerning tables.
  • PostScript::PrinterMetrics -- a module that analyses Windows printer metrics (.PFM) files.
  • PostScript::TTFtoType42 -- a module that analyses TrueType fonts and wraps them in PostScript Type42 format.
  • PostScript::FontInfo -- a module that analyses Microsoft FontInfo (.INF) files;
  • fontsampler -- a tool to print sample pages of PostScript fonts.
  • font2pfa -- a tool to convert a font (.PFB file) to ASCII encoded format (.PFA file).
  • font2pfa -- and vice versa.
  • fontsampler makes sample pages of PostScript fonts.
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Peter Kleiweg's free C source code for converting X-Windows 72dpi bitmap fonts to pleasantly readable type 3 fonts. Some precompiled fonts may be found on his page. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Utility for printing a sample of every font in your printer. FontSheets.ps was written by Mark Lentczner. Copyright 2000 Glyphic Technology. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Mike Carter's free Mac drag and drop application for determining fonts in EPS and PostScript file. [Google] [More]  ⦿

fplot 2.35

Michael C. Ring's free Postscript plotting program. Home. [Google] [More]  ⦿


The GNU Image Manipulation Program is able to create, edit, and convert images in a variety of formats, including PS and EPS. (Unix/X11, OS/2, Win95/NT). Alternate URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gimp: the GNU Image Manipulation Program

The Gimp is an image manipulation program, written by Peter Mattis and Spencer Kimball, and released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It is a program for UNIX and X. "The GIMP is the UNIX replacement of Adobe's Photoshop. The GIMP is free, and source-code is available and goes under GPL. It has most features you want to have: PostScript font support Transparency Layers many modes: normal, lighten-only, darken-only, overlay etc XCF file-format saves all settings and picture with all infos." [Google] [More]  ⦿


Gimp plugin by Vidar Madsen. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Paul Wessel's software for EPS illustrations based on (x,y) and (x,y,z) data sets; from simple x-y plots through contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views in black and white, gray tone, hachure patterns, and 24-bit color. GMT supports 20 common map projections plus linear, log, and power scaling, and comes with support data such as coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries. This huge, powerful software is free, uses a command-line and script interface, and is in UNIX and C. [Google] [More]  ⦿

GMT (Generic Mapping Tools)

"GMT is a free, public-domain collection of ~60 UNIX tools that allow users to manipulate (x,y) and (x,y,z) data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and produce Encapsulated PostScript File (EPS) illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots through contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views in black and white, gray tone, hachure patterns, and 24-bit color. GMT supports 22 common map projections plus linear, log, and power scaling, and comes with support data such as coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries. GMT is developed and maintained by Paul Wessel and Walter H. F. Smith. " [Google] [More]  ⦿

GNU barcode

Alessandro Rubini's free GNU Barcode, a full-featured barcode engine including ISBN support. This is free open source code, and by far the best solution for all UNIX users. Postscript file output (the bars are created on the fly, not from fonts) for the following encodings: "ean", "ean13", "ean-13", "ean8", "ean-8", "upc", "upc-a", "upc-e", "isbn", "39", "code39", "128c", "code128c", "128b", "code128b", "128", "code128", "128raw", "i25", "interleaved 2 of 5", "cbr", "codabar", "msi", "pls", "plessey", "code93", "93". [Google] [More]  ⦿

GNU lilypond

PostScript generator of music sheets. By Han-Wen Nienhuys and Jan Nieuwenhuizen. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Lasergo's ghostscript-lookalike. [Google] [More]  ⦿


GhostScript shell provides a friendly way to play with the Ghostscript interpreter, including command history and auto-completion of Postscript font names and reserved words. Free, and written by Jonathan Feinberg. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hans Hagen

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Herb Weiner's collection

PostScript Quick Tips includes a utility for printing samples of PS fonts, how to permanently download PS code to your printer, converting PS to EPS, creating a mirror-image font, putting a message in the document background, and printing ransom notes (each character a different font, etc.). [Google] [More]  ⦿


IMPORTPS is a commercial program (40USD demo) that imports a single page of PS or PDF as an editable vector graphic into MSOffice, PaintShop Pro or any program that supports the Aldus interface. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Drawing tool for X-Windows. Can ask for EPS or PostScript output. Freeware. Developed at the Department of Computer Science of Utrecht University for Linux and SGI. "Ipe is a drawing editor for creating figures for inclusion into LaTeX documents. It is also useful to prepare transparencies or slides. Ipe drawings combine postscript data with LaTeX source code, that are both stored in the same file. You can add your own functions to Ipe, extending it with editing functions or geometric objects that you find useful. " [Google] [More]  ⦿


ivtools contains several vector graphic drawing editors and corresponding C++ libraries for Unix/X11 application development. Source code and self-contained Linux ELF binaries (executables and shared libraries) can be downloaded. This release adds support for the direct launching of ivtools drawtool on a wide variety of graphical file formats: idraw PostScript and regular PostScript, pbmplus image formats (PBM/PGM/PPM, both raw and ASCII), TIFF, GIF, and JPEG image formats. The file type is detected when opened (via command line argument or the open dialog box) and an appropriate filter is automatically invoked to convert formats as necessary: arbitrary PostScript --> pstoedit, TIFF--> tifftopnm, GIF-->giftopnm, JPEG--> djpeg. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Java PostScript

1.7MB Application for viewing PostScript Level-1 page descriptions similar to GhostScript, but written entirely in Java. It is based on Java2D and requires JDK1.2 to be installed on your machine. [Google] [More]  ⦿


"Lout is a document formatting system designed and implemented by Jeffrey Kingston at the Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney, Australia. The system reads a high-level description of a document similar in style to LaTeX and produces a PostScript file". Primary download site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Make a poster

Poster program by Jos van Eijndhoven. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mayura draw

Was Page Draw: Rajeev Karunakaran's free drawing program for creating and editing PS, EPS, AI, and WMF illustrations. Point-and-click to choose line width and color; draw rectangles, ellipses, polygons, and bezier curves; insert bitmaps and text; move, rotate, reflect, and skew. Exports to EPS, PDF, WMF, BMP, and TIFF. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Hans Hagen's Metafun Manual. [Google] [More]  ⦿

MolScript v2.1.2

MolScript is a program for displaying molecular 3D structures, such as proteins, in both schematic and detailed representations. Output: PostScript, EPS, JPG, GIF, PNG, and so forth. Free software for academia. Source code. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Print several pages on a single sheet of paper. Free software by MesaConsulting, founded by Marcel Mol and Paul Schuurmans. For UNIX. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Online viewer for PDF, PostScript and Word

Free on-line viewer for PS, PDF and Word files, by Samuraj Data AB in Sweden. There is also a free open source program, psview. There is also a free open source program, psview. [Google] [More]  ⦿


From Stream Technologies Inc, a commercial interpreter with a general purpose raster image processor, and a high level file format converter. [Google] [More]  ⦿

P J B Computing

Peter Billam's free Perl module muscript: a generator of PostScript music sheets. Other PostScript utilities: line_drawing.ps, colours.ps. He also has a comparison of Perl and PostScript. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Peter Kleiweg's PostScript utilities

It includes a GNU emacs set-up for editing PostScript files, ps2ppm, a font2ps C program, psselect and pspages (C programs for separating pages and adding page info in PostScript files), and other goodies. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Petr Mikulik

Utilities and general info on PostScript. For example, for graphics, Petr recommends jpeg2ps over gif2ps, so change your graphics first to jpeg format! includes two-side and slot2 config utilities, syntax highlighting utility, and Distillery, a PostScript program for taking another PostScript program, and converting it so that it complies with the Adobe document structuring conventions (DSC). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Robert S. Maier's GNU plotting utilities package. Free source code. Many kinds of possible oupt, including PostScript. Download via FTP. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PosterShop PS

Software for printing PS files on inkjet printers and large-format plotters. It lets you view, enlarge/reduce, crop, rotate, tile, and color-correct images. (MSWin 95 and NT) 500 USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PosterShop v4

Commercial poster-making software. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Postscript on CPAN

List of links to PERL programs for dealing with Postscript Fonts. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PostScript Printer Problems

Free help (Windows&Mac). [Google] [More]  ⦿

PostScript Processing Speed Test

PPSTv5.2, written by Jean-Serge Gagnon, compares PostScript printers. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PostScript Troubleshooting and Online SOS

Online PostScript help for Mac and PC users. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Postscript Utility Library

Derry Bryson's project: an open source code library for manipulation and generation of Postscript files and font management. Intended for X11/UNIX/Linux environments. No releases yet. [Google] [More]  ⦿

PostScript Utility Package (PSUP)

PSUPv0.2, written by Jean-Serge Gagnon, is a commercial package with a PostScript Color Imaging Utility, a PostScript Dictionary Lister, a PostScript Limit Verification Program, a PostScript Resolution Tester, and a PostScript Utility Package Error Handler. Very useful for testing devices. [Google] [More]  ⦿


A tool, that converts PS files, generated by LaTeX-dvips in a way, you can print directly an DIN A5 booklet. psheft puts 2 A5 pages on each front- and backside of an A4 sheet. For pictures psheft can generate a postscript halftone dictionary. A free Open Source Code Linux tool, brought by Holger Fleming. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Free Perl module that has the function include_epsf() that makes it easy to include external EPSF files in your postscript output (1998-199). By Gisle Aas. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Johan Vromans' free Perl package with a few modules to get information out of Postscript fonts and AFM files. Also included is a program to make font samples, and programs to handle the conversion of font data to PostScript binary (.pfb) and ASCII (.pfa) formats. Fontsampler makes detailed or concise sample pages of fonts. Font2pfa decodes a font file (.pfb) to .pfa format. Font2pfb encodes a font file to binary (.pfb) format. Download link. Another link. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Free Perl modules for bar charting and graphing in PostScript. By Christopher Willmot. [Google] [More]  ⦿

pprps 2.6

Eric Paire's pretty printer. Free. home. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Hans Hagen]

Based in Hasselt, The Netherlands, this is an advanced document engineering company, dealing with metapost, PDF, postscript, TEX, metafont, and professional typesetting in general. Led by Hans Hagen and Ton Otten. Publishers of PDFTEX. ConText is TEX macro package. METAFUN is a manual related to Metapost. [Google] [More]  ⦿


PostScript printing tool for MS DOS/Windows. Alternate site. [Google] [More]  ⦿

ps files distributed with ghostscript

Useful postscript files distributed with ghostscript. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Frank Siegert's PS/EPS viewer/checker. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Freeware program by Dominik Carsten and Karl Holger for computing and fixing the BoundingBox in a Postscript program. Written in PERL. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Dylan's interesting PostScript toys: a calendar maker, a font viewer, a graph plotter, a quicksort routine, and a program for adding a big draft to the document backgound. Watermarks. [Google] [More]  ⦿

psmulti 2.6

D. Murray Laing's free program allows printing of multiple logical postscript pages onto a single physical page, with control of assorted aspects of style, geometry and layout. home. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Print many pages on one. Free utility written by Roy Smith, Ned Batchelder and others. Alternate site. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Kevin Kohler's library of Fortran-callable subroutines which can be used to create publication-quality 2-dimensional graphics in the form of PostScript output files. It supports the 35 standard PS fonts and color, and is distributed free of charge for non-commercial use. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Terry Burton]

Terry Burton and Herbert Voss collaborated to produce pst-barcode, an open source free LaTeX package (part of the PSTricks package set) that allows for the simple inclusion of PostScript-based barcodes with LaTeX documents. Included are ean13, ean8, upca, upce, ean5, ean2, onecode, isbn, code39, code128, rationalizedCodabar, interleaved2of5, code2of5, postnet, royalmail, kix, auspost, japanpost, onecode, symbol, msi, plessey, rss14, rsslimited, rssexpanded, pharmacode, pdf417, datamatrix, maxicode, qrcode. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Script that with -bbonly option places a BoundingBox comment in your PostScript file. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Gisle Aas's free utility to produce a Postscript directory tree. Check the Perl Oasis for tens of other utilities and clones of UNIX tools. [Google] [More]  ⦿


A free program for doing nice 2d graphics in PostScript based upon higher level language instructions (mainly for TEX people). [Google] [More]  ⦿


A set of useful utilities for multipage PostScript documents, including psresize (alter page size), psselect (select pages), pstops (rearrangement), psnup (many pages to one), psbook (pages into signatures), epsffit (fts to bounding box)

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François Bourdoncle's free UNIX utility for viewing PostScript files. It can either use the Display PostScript extension of DIGITAL's X11 server (Ultrix Worksystem Software release 4.2 or higher) or the public-domain "ghostscript" PostScript interpreter (release 2.4 or higher). Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Free DOS shell program: "PSVIEW as presented here can be used to view PostScript and PDF files in DOS. PSVIEW needs PICTVIEW, PDFTOPS, and GhostScript." [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Claes Månsson]

Claes Månsson's online PostScript viewer. Here is the yummy blurb: "This is an online viewer, with which you can view PDF and PostScript files as browsable images and Word documents as web pages. Given a URL on the net or a file on your computer, the viewer will try to retrieve the document, convert it and show it to you. No plugin software is required." [Google] [More]  ⦿


Small postscript code segment to prepend to ASCII files for printing and simple documents, written by G. Freeman. His site also offers Aurora, "a PostScript program for producing colour separates from a colour PostScript document", Geneal, "a system for outputing family tree information on a PostScript printer", and Distillery, "a PostScript program for taking another PostScript program, and converting it so that it complies with the Adobe document structuring conventions (DSC)." [Google] [More]  ⦿

Richard Bethell's web page

A collection of PostScript resources. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Very small commercial (45USD) PostScript level 1 viewer for Windows, written by Roger Willcocks of Centipede Productions. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Russian PostScript

Notes on using Russian fonts in PostScript. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Commercial product by Dynalivery Corp, which is headed by Rod Zimmerman. From the company: "Saffron is a commercial product written in Java that interprets and concatenates PostScript into PDF, HTML, SVG, RTF and other formats." [Google] [More]  ⦿


Free open source desktop page layout program in the tradition of Corel Ventura, Quark Xpress, PageMaker and InDesign, designed for Linux and Unix. Flexible PDF creation options, PDF Import, Encapsulated Postscript import/export and creation of 4 color separations. Scribus also supports via freetype Unicode text including right to left scripts such as Arabic and Hebrew. Graphic formats which can be placed in Scribus include Encapsulated Post Script (eps), TIFF(Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), Portable Network Graphics (png) and XPixMap(xpm). The PDF driver from Scribus can embed fonts for postscript printing and you can use and output high resolution EPS files. Other useful features include manual kerning of type, rotating object frames, bezier curves polygons, precision placement of objects, layering with RGB and CMYK custom colors. Unlike proprietary binary file formats, even damaged documents can be recovered with a simple text editor. Python scripts extend the usefulness. Among these, we find Font Sample Generator (which makes samples of your installed fonts). Author and Maintainer: Franz Schmid. Programming contributions from Paul Johnson, Christian Töpp, and Alastair Robinson. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Wysiwyg postscript editor for Windows or NeXT. Not cheap. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Statistical examples

Stefan Katzenbeisser (Vienna University of Technology) has fun PostScript illustrations of the central limit theorem, binomial.ps and poisson.ps. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Steve Ward

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Extracts graphics commands, and looks like a precursor of Distiller. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Commercial product that permits you to print using PostScript to a variety of Apple, Canon, Epson and HP printers. It includes a Printer Driver and an Adobe PostScript Level 2 RIP. David Rehring. Alternate source. Said to be memory intensive, crash prone, and buggy. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sundial generator

By L.J. Coletti at Great Circle Studio. [Google] [More]  ⦿


The now defunct CurveSoft (Los Altos, CA) updated and debugged the t1utils package, a free package written in C, that allows various conversions between pfa, pfb and ascii versions of type 1 fonts. Extremely useful, even necessary, for anyone working with type 1 fonts. The original package was written by I. Lee Hetherington and fixed by Piet Tutelaers. We reproduce part of their "readme" file: t1disasm disassembles type-1 fonts in PFA or PFB format into a raw, human-readable text form. t1asm (re)assembles type-1 fonts in raw, human-readable form into either PFA or PFB format. t1ascii converts PFB files into PFA files. t1binary converts PFA files into PFB files. unpost extracts POST resources out of a Macintosh PostScript file (like a type-1 printer/ATM file) stored in MacBinary format or as a raw resource fork into PFA or PFB format. Note that this program does not need to run on a Macintosh. It allows Macintosh fonts to be used elsewhere. On July 30, Eric Hedman reported a bug: in t1asm.c 1.2, t1disasm.c 1.2 and t1binary.c 1.1 in t1utils 1.1a, please change static char line[LINESIZE] to static char line[LINESIZE+1] and recompile. [Google] [More]  ⦿

t1utils (main site)
[Eddie Kohler]

Version 1.25, updated and debugged version by Eddie Kohler. Includes t1mac, t1unmac (was unpost). Six free UNIX/Windows command-line tools for dealing with Type 1 fonts. This is a revision of I. Lee Hetherington's beloved t1utils package. t1ascii changes PFB (binary) fonts into PFA (ASCII) format; t1binary goes the opposite direction. t1disasm translates PFBs or PFAs into a human-readable and -editable format; t1asm goes the opposite direction. Finally, t1unmac (formerly unpost) translates a Type 1 font in Mac format (either MacBinary or a raw resource fork) into either PFB or PFA format; and t1mac does the converse. [Google] [More]  ⦿


A commercial PostScript editor for Mac that exports to EPS, AI, PDF, PICT, TIFF, and GIF formats. 370USD commercial, 200USD educational. Pitstop PDF editor for Windows/Mac at 300 USD. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TechPool Software

Commercial software like PSEditLink (import EPS and PostScript files directly into Freehand), and Transverter Pro (PostScript and PDF utility). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Terry Burton

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Terry Burton
[Barcode Writer in Pure Postscript]

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Thomas H. Barton

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A PostScript resource for printing ISBN barcodes and calculating the correct check digit. As David Byram-Wigfield puts it, " TinyHelp5 'Making ISBN Barcodes' (28k PDF) is one of a series of TinyHelps and prints as an 8 page folding pocketbook on either letter or A4 paper. Anyone printing registered titles is sometimes asked to provide a book barcode for point-of-sale identification. TinyHelp5 describes how to calculate the check digit and provides the correct barcode numbering parity for an authorized ISBN. A Direct PostScript Resource may be copied for laser printing barcode labels or as an EPS file for importing into DTP applications. " [Google] [More]  ⦿


TrueType to type 42 font converter written by Christophe Labouisse. It is a PostScript program that makes TrueType fonts useful in PostScript programs that are printed on printers with type 42 support. Hints are untouched. The program does not yet process /Metrics, /Metrics2 and /CDevProc. [Google] [More]  ⦿


"ToastScript is a 100% pure Java implementation of a PostScript Level-1 interpreter." Use it as a PS web browser to view PS files on the web. Or use ToastScript as a Java applet for your own PS files which makes them viewable by anyone with a Java-enabled web browser. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Thomas H. Barton]

Ghostscript-based program written in 2002 by by Thomas H. Barton for creating a PostScript Type 42 font file from a TrueType font file. The included C program ShowAllGlyphs creates a PostScript program which shows all the glyphs defined by the font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

TurboPS V2.0

Commercial product for Postscript file creation for QuarkXPress. Mac only. Made and marketed by Productive Intelligence, Inc. Free demo available. [Google] [More]  ⦿


James Macnicol's perl script for installing type 1 fonts for use with ghostscript or X windows. Alternate URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

[Steve Ward]

From 1999: Webify is a program which makes web-browsable trees of hypertext files and JPEG/GIF images from Postscript source files. It was motivated by the need to convert Powerpoint presentations to humane web form. Resolution and other parameters are adjustable, allowing most any postscript file (papers, manuals, books) to be automatically converted to page-browsable form. Webify is freely distributed in C source form, and runs on UNIX systems having Ghostscript installed with PPMRAW conversion along with the cjpeg or ppmtogif utilities (all available free). It can be used (on UNIX systems) to convert postscript files generated on Macs, PCs, and elsewhere. CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD a large compressed tar file containing webify source. The size of the file stems from the postscript containing the above presentation; webify is a simple, single C program which invokes GhostScript to do most of the real work. By Steve Ward. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Drawing tool for X-Windows. Can ask for EPS or PostScript output. Freeware. Requires ghostscript. Download site. [Google] [More]  ⦿