I decided I wanted to set up a PDF printer for Windows, and I had several components (Ghostscript, RedMon, MakePDF), but I had to figure out how to make. Ghostscript is a free PostScript interpreter that can also create PDFs, much like Acrobat’s Distiller. Use RedMon to plug the power of Ghostscript into the. Hi, I have been reading about creating pdf files using ghostscript, redmon and a post-script printer. Does anyone how to put all three of these together? People.

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Guys, the guide is only a compilation of various guides available in official documentation shipped with GhostScript and RedMon. So we would need latest version of GhostScript compiled for Windows. However, its license severely restricts its use. Jump down to Section 4.

HOWTO: Create PDF in Windows using GhostScript and RedMon.

Home Linux systems PDF hacks. Here is a quote from official GhostScript homepage describing the software:. If the wizard remarks that a driver is installed for this printer, select Replace Existing Driver and click Next. Hack 28 Print at Home, at the Office, or at Kinko’s. The wizard should be finished. When you installed RedMon, it created this Redirected Port option.


The setup is very straight forward.

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A dialog will open asking for the port name. So i have decided to prepare this step by step guide explaining how to install and configure free PDF maker publisher using GhostScript and RedMon. Windows might complain that our driver is not Windows Logo-certified.

Any program that prints can also create PDFs. It is a self-extracting executable, win9xadb. The Ghostscript home page is http: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Set the port properties as shown in Tablechanging the paths to suit your Ghostscript setup.

Our configuration, which follows, assumes Ghostscript is installed in the default location, C: An example is included with our Virtual Printer Kit.

An example is included with the Virtual Printer Kit. Hack 46 Print to SVG. Hack 59 Crop Pages for Clarity.

Acrobat Reader is a well known application for reading PDFs. For this latter purpose, I like the printer driver download for the Phaser driver version 4. If a Version Conflict dialog opens to complain that you are overwriting newer files with older files, the safest thing to do is to keep the newer files.


Wire your new printer to the Ghostscript program by adding and configuring a redirected port.

Click the Details tab. Windows might complain that this printer driver is not signed.

DRV to see if a recent PS core is installed. One option is to use the Adobe Ghostscrilt driver installer, as described in the earlier note.

Hack 47 Print Over the Internet. Adobe Acrobat sets the standard for PDF creation, but it can be too expensive.

Hack 39 Print to PDF with Ghostscript and RedMon on Windows

Hack 73 Tally Ghostscrupt Popularity. RedMon port properties Field Value Redirect this port to the program: You can use it from any application that supports printing. If an error occurs or the PDF file isn’t created, carefully double-check the printer configuration and consult the log file:.

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