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Does anyone know where I can find a copy of GSview that will run on OSX?

I have already tried the following:

  • I searched for a Homebrew recipe for GSview, but I didn't find one. (BTW, I already have the ghostscript-9.05 recipe installed; AFAICT, this recipe did not include GSview.)
  • I downloaded a copy of MacGSView_2.0b3_Installer.bin, but when I click on it, an error message tells me that it can't be opened because "the Classic environment is no longer supported."
  • I downloaded the source code, hoping to be able to build the executable, but AFAICT the download does not include any instructions or scripts for installing under OS X (or even under Unix). More precisely, the little Unix-oriented information I was able to find in the download seems to be entirely obsolete, since it mentions files names that do not remotely resemble the files in the downloaded zip file, etc. (A set of instructions for building and installing the app from the contents of this download would be an entirely acceptable answer to this question.)
  • all the hits I get when I Google for GSview OSX, even those that include the string "OSX" or "OS X" in the title, are actually for Windows executables.
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Why do you need a PS viewer when Preview can display PS files? –  lhf Dec 11 '12 at 20:46
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You could try MacGhostView:

http://www.kiffe.com/macghostview.html

If you have Mountain Lion, you will also have to install XQuartz:

http://xquartz.macosforge.org/landing/

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MacGhostView 5.0 from kiffe.com/macghostview.html seems to work fine for me. –  lhf Dec 12 '12 at 1:38
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