pstill (was: [pdftex] Error using epstopdf)

William Adams wadams at
Thu Nov 1 08:27:26 CET 2001

pStill's licensing depends upon the platform.

It's freeware for NeXTstep now, and for Linux, Solaris, AIX and HPUX as
well (for the latter four, limited to non-commercial use).

The canonical source of information for it is

I licensed the NeXT version ages ago, and've been very glad of it.

For use with TeX there's a small snippet of PS code one must insert for
some jobs to account for dvips adjusting spacing while doing encoding or
some such, but otherwise, it's been very nearly flawless for me, and the
author, Frank Siegert has been very responsive.


William Adams, publishing specialist
ATLIS Graphics & Design / 717-731-6707 voice / 717-731-6708 fax
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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