GSview 5.0

Obtaining GSview

GSview 5.0 is available from

GSview requires Ghostscript. You must download Ghostscript separately. See The current release is GPL Ghostscript 9.23.
For Windows, obtain and install Ghostscript, then run the GSview self extracting archive gsv50w32.exe (or gsv50w64.exe on Win64).


GSview is a graphical interface for Ghostscript under MS-Windows. Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript page description language used by laser printers. For documents following the Adobe PostScript Document Structuring Conventions, GSview allows selected pages to be viewed or printed. GSview requires Ghostscript 7.04-9.99.

Features include:

Changes in version 5.0:

Known issues

The GSview registration number doesn't save when you enter it on Windows 10. Solution is to run GSview as Administrator once, enter the registration number, then exit. You should then be able to run GSview as an ordinary user without being prompted for the registration number each time.

GSview was written by Russell Lang at Ghostgum Software Pty Ltd.

GSview 5.0 should be used with Ghostscript 9.04 or later.

Updated 2018-07-06