Links and related pages

  • The Xfig home page at
  • GhostScript and a nice graphical font-end called GSView are available here
  • Gene Ressler, contributor of the pstricks driver, has a page featuring his “Free Graphics Software for the TeX, LaTeX, and PSTricks Community”
  • Check for the pstoedit tool, which can create FIG files from various other formats
  • MiKTeX, a LaTeX package for Windows, is available at
  • If you want to export to GIF you will need ppmquant, which you find in the netpbm package. But I recommend using PNG instead. It supersedes GIF for all purposes.