Features at a glance
With flpsed you will be able to re-edit the annotated text (yes, the one that has been added with flpsed), batch process multiple documents to modify tagged text linesl, which can be very useful when you have to repeatedly fill in forms, as well as to convert PDF documents to PostScript files or add text to them using the pdftops tool, which is part of the Xpdf project.
Additionally, you will also be able to export PostScript files to PDF (Portable Document Format) documents, export and import PDF files, edit PDF documents, as well as to import text lines from other flpsed-modified documents, add random text lines to existing PostScript (PS_ documents, add notes. Keep in mind, that the overall structure of the PostScript document will not be modified when using this program to add extra text lines.
Under the hood
The application is written in entirely in the C++ programming language, requiring only the FLTK GUI toolkit for its X11 graphical user interface, as well as the powerful Ghostscript utility for manipulating PDF and PS documents. It is supported on any GNU/Linux and BSD operating system, running on both 32-bit and 64-bit hardware platforms.
Availability and supported OSes
It is available for download as a universal source archive, forcing the user to manually configure and compile the application prior to installation (detailed instructions can be found on the tarball), as well as pre-built binary packages for Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE and FreeBSD operating systems.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on September 10th, 2014
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Application descriptionflpsed is a small, free and open source graphical application that has been designed from the ground up to act as an a...