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Many versions of Ghostscript, including all versions created before June 1993, are customarily distributed with a license called the GNU General Public License (GPL); in these versions, a file named COPYING contains a copy of the license. This copy of Ghostscript is governed not by the GNU license, but by a substantially different license in a similar spirit, the Aladdin Free Public License.

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This software is provided AS-IS with no warranty, either express or implied. This software is distributed under license and may not be copied, modified or distributed except as expressly authorized under the terms of that license. Refer to licensing information at or contact Artifex Software, Inc., 7 Mt. Lassen Drive - Suite A-134, San Rafael, CA 94903, U.S.A., +1(415)492-9861, for further information.

Ghostscript version 8.54, 17 May 2006