GPL Ghostscript 8

Artifex Software, Inc. and artofcode LLC are pleased to announce the release of GPL Ghostscript 8.56. This is the latest in the 8.5x stable series.

This new release has seen a great deal of work to improve conformance with the Quality Logic PS CET suite. Where close imitation of the reference implementation is required, we now provide a '' helper file which can be prefixed to a job to set certain optional defaults.

Also new in this release:

See the file doc/Changes.htm in the distribution for a complete list of changes.

The release is available from the usual locations:

MD5 checksums:

 498015a278308d147bea563be2c5165e  ghostscript-8.56.tar.bz2
 dcf20574f85b3c302e8982dcf427eb7c  ghostscript-8.56.tar.gz
 6865682b095f8c4500c54b285ff05ef6  ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz
 800b7c3ceba7a07fe14478c44d9f48ec  gs856w32.exe
 237c58c1f2fa66fff08ef3331680d1c9  gs856w64.exe

Thanks to everyone whose hard work made this release possible!