[NMLUG] Free/Open convert to pdf?

Tim Price nmlug@swcp.com
13 Nov 2001 08:37:44 -0700


I have used the utility ps2pdf. Do a search on your system, you may already have it. Otherwise, you can find it here: http://stat.tamu.edu/doc/gs/Ps2pdf.htm

On Tuesday, November 13, 2001 8:23 AM, Aaron Birenboim <aaron@boim.com> wrote:
>Is there a free or open-source way to convert PostScript into PDF?
>Or...  does adobe have that ability locked down under patents.
>
>Adobe charges $5000 for their UNIX distiller, which is not
>in our price range.  If there is no free option (preferably scriptable)
>we will just share the disk to a PC and try to script a converter
>on Windoze.  I'd really like to avoid that.
>
>These are simple, 1-page PostScript files
>
>If this idea fails...  Have people set up WWW MIME-types to
>call Windoze-GhostView from their WWW browsers
>(So the browsers could just view the postscript files...)
>--
>Aaron Birenboim | Black holes are where G-d divided
>Albuquerque, NM |      by zero.
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