Release Notes: This release introduces a compressed read-only filesystem accessible from the interpreter. Support for the proprietary Luratech JBIG2 and JPEG 2000 libraries was added. Third-party libraries such as libpng, libjpeg, and zlib are now included in the source. A large number of bugs were fixed. Several rendering improvements were introduced.
Release Notes: Numerous bug fixes and improvements, particularly in the area DeviceN (spot color) handling and the PDF interpreter were implemented. The pdfwrite device can now create PDF/X-3 compliant documents using the lib/PDFX_def.ps prefix approach. A Beta version level 2 Postscript output device (ps2write) was added, which generates high-level PostScript including text and images and graphics. Rendering performance for PDF's with transparency was vastly improved (10x to 90x on files with many small transparency regions/groups).
Release Notes: This is a maintenance release which contains numerous bugfixes and improvements, particularly in the area of PDF 1.6 handling.
Release Notes: Ghostscript now offers true DeviceN color space support, also fully supporting spot colors and Separation color spaces. It brings native rendering of overprint and overprint mode, as specified in PDF 1.3, and PostScript LanguageLevel 3. It integrates "Well Tempered Screening", an imagesetter-optimized screening technology from artofcode LLC. Ghostscript now implements DiskN file resources within PostScript, significantly improving the integration with font downloading utilities.