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Converting PS to PDF with code freeware or very cheap

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I have used Frank Siebert's PStill for several years and have been quite satisfied with it.
It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, NeXTSTEP/OpenStep, Linux, Solaris, IRIX, HP/UX, AIX, FreeBSD

The price of a license ranges from about $20 - $100 depending on context and components
needed.  Personal use $23 (cheap!), Educational price even cheaper!  

http://www.pstill.com/

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Oops, that's Frank Siegert,   fumblefingers...

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What's wrong with good old Ghostscript, available under both GPL and AFPL public license: http://www.ghostscript.com/.  It's free, except for comercial use.

There's a dedicated shell script to ps2pdf conversion included:
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/AFPL/8.00/Ps2pdf.htm

It's got source code available, too.
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The problem with Ghostscript is that it becomes fairly expensive for commercial use, at least for low sales volume. If that's what you are looking for, Jaws PDF Creator is a cheaper alternative (at least cheaper than Acrobat): $79 for a single license (http://www.jawspdf.com)
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Split between all three participants.
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