from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for an object-oriented computer language for describing the appearance and layout of documents, used to print high-resolution text and graphics.


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  • Don ported the Mac version of SimCity to SunOS Unix running the NeWS window system about 15 years ago, writing the user interface in PostScript.

    Boing Boing

  • The complications in ICC colour management are chiefly caused by the fact that Adobe and Apple are combining PostScript, which is non-ColorSync ICCe, with higher versions of PDF which has better support of ICC imaging.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • If you stop trying to use PostScript, which is ignorant of the ICC file format, as intermediate to PDF 1.3 and higher, which is not ignorant of the ICC file format, you will have fewer problems.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • Currently the main graphical output format is PostScript, which is converted to PNG or PDF for web displays.


  • And next, we have our "PostScript," and we return to the crisis in Haiti, and to the stories of survival from another country that may inspire earthquake victims and their families struggling now in Port-au-Prince.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2010

  • And next, in our "PostScript," we'll have another remarkable story of war and courage, one right here in New York, where runners from around the world are taking part in this year's marathon.

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2009

  • And next, we have our "PostScript" from Berlin to North America, people who are proving they can overcome the barriers that still separate them today.

    CNN Transcript Nov 9, 2009

  • PostScript: During the Seudah Mafseket (the meal before the fast) I told my family that I wanted us to use the meal to discuss what we would like to change for next year.

    Performance Evaluations and Yom Kippur | Managing Greatness

  • The roots of conflict: From PostScript to Safari crashes You could argue that the antipathy between Apple and Adobe goes all the way back to 1989.

    Apple vs. Flash: The InfoWorld peace plan

  • In 1985, during Steve Jobs 'first stint as CEO, Apple licensed PostScript to create the first PostScript laser printer and invested in Adobe because of the promise he saw in the technology.

    Apple vs. Flash: The InfoWorld peace plan


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