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ps and gz files

I would like to know what software I can use to open a .ps file? Any free software that's available?

Also, how do I uncompress a .gz file?

Thanks.
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mych
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mych
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calacucciaCommented:
Hi mych,

The link you need:
http://www.matisse.net/files/formats.html


Found following information on this site:

About gz.-files

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..gz is the Gnu version of zip. It is a compression method developed for use on UNIX systems.
Binary

Use WinZIP to view and extract archives. (for Windows 95/98)
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About ps.-files:

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Postscript file. Plain text file, but not really human-readable. (funny)

View it onscreen using Ghostscript
No information about converting it !
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About Ghostscript on the same link:

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Ghostscript    
Freeware program for viewing Postscript files on screen, saving to PICT format, etc. The program requires that you install a large (~6 MB) collection of files though. It also crashes alot.
Macintosh source site: http://www.glyphic.com/glyphic/projects/macgs.html 
To run Aladdin Ghostscript on a PC you need gs###ini.zip, gs###fn1.zip and one of gs###dos.zip, gs###os2.zip, gs###win.zip or gs###w32.zip. Be sure to read the README and Index files in this directory.
ftp://ftp.cs.wisc.edu/ghost/aladdin/ 
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This is a FREEware so downloadable and for free.

Good luck,

Calacuccia
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