Ghostscript v9.06.0

Ghostscript is the name of a set of software that provides:

  • An interpreter for the PostScript language and the PDF file format,
  • A set of C procedures (the Ghostscript library) that implement the graphics capabilities that appear as primitive operations in the PostScript language, and
  • A wide variety of output drivers for various file formats

Accessing the software

To load the module:

$ module load apps/ghostscript/v9.06.0

An example command to include in your job script:

ps2pdf <my_.ps_file>

Accessing Previous Versions

Wherever possible, previous versions of this application will be retained for continuity, especially for research projects that require a consistent version of the software throughout the project. Such versions, however, may be unsupported by IT Services or the applications vendor, and may be withdrawn at short or no notice if they can no longer run on the cluster - for example, essential operating system upgrades may be incompatible with old versions.

At present there are no previous versions of this application on the BlueBEAR service.

Known Problems & Limitations


Other Information

The Support Level for this application is An.

Visit the Ghostscript website for more information regarding this application.

Last modified: 23 November 2017