free/open source pdf creator
ryanbyrd at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 13:32:47 MST 2006
here's one: http://www.pdf995.com/
FYI, a lot of the Windows PDF printers are simply generic PS printers which
are connected to ghostscript (which has PS-PDF conversion functionality).
In fact, you can make your own windows PDF printer by downloading
ghostscript and redmon
"The RedMon port monitor redirects a special printer port to a program. ...
RedMon can be used with any program that accepts data on standard
input.Using RedMon you create redirected printer ports. If you connect a
Windows printer driver to the redirected printer port, all data sent to the
redirected port will be forwarded by RedMon to the standard input of a
program. This program is then responsible for processing the data and
producing new output."
I've done this and it's easy to do.
Here are two step-by-step tutorials to creating a free PDFWriter using
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