[scribus] PDFtoPS vs PDF2PS

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 20 15:39:25 CET 2010

On 01/20/2010 05:18 AM, Peter Nermander wrote:
>> Open the PDF in Adobe Reader, then print to a file, which will create a
>> PS file. Then take that file and use ps2pdf (which is part of
>> ghostscript). This is also a workaround for flattening transparency for
>> a PDF 1.3 file.
> Wouldn't an even better solution (for Windows-users not used to using
> command line tools) be to install one of the free PDF printer
> appliances, and just print to a PDF?
> As far as I understand most of those (even all?) are more or less GUI
> wrappers for ghostscript.
> CutePDF, PDF995, Go2PDF, Bullzip PDF Printer, doPDF are some I found
> using Google, but I don't know much about differences.
What he's trying to do is shrink the PDF, so some sort of conversion is 


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