allows to view and navigate through PostScript and PDF
documents on an X display by providing a user interface for the
gv /zap/test.ps &
will open the PostScript file /zap/test.ps
is an interpreter for the PostScript (TM)
language. A PostScript interpreter usually takes as input a set
of graphics commands. The output is usually a page bitmap which
is then sent to an output device such as a printer or
display. PostScript is embedded in many printers.
Ghostscript has several main uses:
Display a PostScript file.
Display a PostScript file to decide if you really need to
Print a PostScript file to a non-PostScript printer.
Acrobat Reader enables you to view, print, navigate, and browse PDF
files seamlessly on its own or within leading Web browsers such
as Netscape Navigator or Mozilla.
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) is a standard for
electronic document distribution worldwide. Adobe PDF is a
universal file format that preserves all the fonts, formatting,
graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the
application and platform used to create it. Adobe PDF files are
compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed
exactly as intended by anyone with Acrobat® Reader®