Postscript conversion.

Peter F Davis pd at world.std.com
Fri Apr 1 10:19:42 EST 1994

dob at comet.ucar.edu (David O. Blanchard) writes:

>In article <CnJnDr.s7w at mozo.cc.purdue.edu>,
> <pmiguel at bilbo.bio.purdue.edu> wrote:
>>  What programs exist that (somewhat) intelligently convert a Postscript
>>or EPS file to TIFF or PICT (etc.) so that it can be modified with a 
>>typical graphics program (e.g. MacDraw, Canvas, etc.)?  
>>  By "intelligently" I mean in such a way that text remains text, not 
>>an arbitrary assembly of graphics.

>I posted a similar message a few days ago, but have not had much response.
>What I wanted was a Mac program that would convert PostScript to PICT.

>If you have access to a Unix machine, you can download the freeware
>package called "ImageMagick".  It contains a program that converts many
>formats in both directions, including PostScript to TIFF.  It claims to
>support PostScript to PICT, but I cannot get a readable PICT.  Supposedly
>the newest version fixes this problem.

Can you tell us where you got this ImageMagick software from?

				Peter Davis

	     "Standardization is the opposite of innovation."

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