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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Windows might complain that this printer driver is not signed. The setup is very straight forward.

Hack 73 Tally Topic Popularity. Now we need to install RedMon.

HOWTO: Create PDF in Windows using GhostScript and RedMon.

Select No to keep it from printing a test page and click Next. There is also Acrobat Professional which is a great toll that can produce PDFs tedmon it is quite expensive. I understand that by submitting this form my personal information is subject to the TechGenix Privacy Policy.


Click the Details tab. Any program that prints can also create PDFs.

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Conventions Used in This Book. The wizard should now display only one printer, our Virtual PostScript Printer. Windows XP orand Windows All that remains is to install and configure your PDF printer. However, its license severely restricts its use. How This Book Is Organized. However, its license suggests that you can use it only in conjunction with other Adobe products, such as a PostScript printer.

There are other applications that can produce PDFs, but ghostscrpit are either expensive or have built in advertising. There is one for 32 Bit Ghostsvript and another one for 64 Bit version. Mind the separate, trailing hyphen in the program arguments. Unzip it and double-click setup. Enjoy a convenient path to PDF, free of charge. To complete the port configuration, you must create the file C: It is a self-extracting executable, win9xadb.

On the Details tab, click Port Settings.

HOWTO: Create PDF in Windows using GhostScript and RedMon.

The next few hacks discuss how to tune Ghostscript for your purposes. Hack 28 Print at Home, at the Office, or at Kinko’s. Click Next to begin. RedMon passing the PostScript created by your printer driver to Ghostscript. Select a suitable filename and click OK. TECHGENIX TechGenix reaches millions of IT Professionals every month, and has set the standard for providing free technical content through its growing family of websites, empowering them with the answers and tools that are needed to set up, configure, maintain and enhance their networks.


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.

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To ghostscgipt a complete printer driver, we must combine this core with a printer’s PPD file, which describes its capabilities in detail. You can download version 1.

Hack 34 Multipurpose PDF.