Install command:
brew install ghostscript

Also known as: gs

Interpreter for PostScript and PDF

License: AGPL-3.0-or-later

/api/formula/ghostscript.json (JSON API)

/api/bottle/ghostscript.json (Bottle JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel big sur
64-bit linux
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

stable 9.54.0
head ⚡️ HEAD

Depends on:

fontconfig 2.13.1 XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
freetype 2.11.0 Software library to render fonts
jbig2dec 0.19 JBIG2 decoder and library (for monochrome documents)
jpeg 9d Image manipulation library
libidn 1.38 International domain name library
libpng 1.6.37 Library for manipulating PNG images
libtiff 4.3.0 TIFF library and utilities
little-cms2 2.12 Color management engine supporting ICC profiles
openjpeg 2.4.0 Library for JPEG-2000 image manipulation

Depends on when building from source:

pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries


Installs (30 days)
ghostscript 58,172
ghostscript --HEAD 1
Installs on Request (30 days)
ghostscript 10,024
ghostscript --HEAD 1
Build Errors (30 days)
ghostscript 58
Installs (90 days)
ghostscript 186,999
ghostscript --HEAD 9
Installs on Request (90 days)
ghostscript 32,944
ghostscript --HEAD 9
Installs (365 days)
ghostscript 1,038,992
ghostscript --HEAD 47
Installs on Request (365 days)
ghostscript 176,968
ghostscript --HEAD 47
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