Release of GPL Ghostscript 8.01

artofcode LLC and Artifex Software, Inc. are proud to announce the release of GPL Ghostscript 8.01. This release is based on the AFPL Ghostscript 8.00 release of 14 months ago.

Source packages are available from the usual locations and their mirrors: SourceForge and

The most significant new feature since 7.0x is support for DeviceN colorspaces, up to 8 colorants total at 8 bits per component. Also, pdfwrite has seen considerable improvement in font handling, and many other bug fixes.

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We hope you enjoy it.

Ralph Giles