For Gentoo there is a package of CUPS-PDF in the net-print category. Slackware A build of On bitbucket a package for Mac OS X is available. Futhermore. The CUPS-PDF package for Mac is the standard version in macOS. In any program, you just need to choose the print command, select the PDF. CUPS-PDF is an open-source backend module for CUPS (Mac OS X's printing system) by Volker Batch-print through the writer to convert documents to PDF.
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to PDF format. Download the latest versions of the best Mac apps at safe and trusted MacUpdate. Is CUPS-PDF really the best app in Printers category?. "CUPS-PDF" should be in the list, select it. Then follow the steps in here to setup a null printer and follow the steps in here to add this null printer to the printer list. See: OSX (El Capitan) Package Installation Failed. CUPS-PDF is a backend module for CUPS(Mac OS X's printing system) by Volker Batch-print through the writer to convert documents to PDF.
It is important to note that when you print to this printer, it converts your document to an Adobe PDF file on Mac instead of printing sheets of paper. You can do this through the following steps. Step 3: After making your choice, you will be prompted to name the PDF file and select a location to save it to. However, Adobe Acrobat XI has now ended all support. This is why it's important to be aware of the best alternatives to Adobe Acrobat.
You could google around for them. Running brew update didn't help. I would say go with the installation as suggested in the answer it's the official download repository, you get there from the package website: Looks like in the migration the formula vanished There the following instructions are given: Installation Open System Preferences and go to Printing.
Select "Postscript" from the "Print Using" menu and pick "Generic postscript color printer" Click Add If your OS is incompatible with the package version, install anyway.
I've tested instructions provided at Bitbucket , but doesn't seem to work on High Sierra as per: This package is incompatible with this version of macOS and may fail to install.
So instead, I've followed the instructions at farmerswife article and installed PDFwriter instead: From the installer, uncompress Archive. Now go to the Printers dialog and add the printer, choosing the Lisanet driver as explained in the documentation.
Thanks kenorb to propagate the post I put on bitbucket some minutes ago. It will help many more people ;- bitbucket.
I've tested the instructions, seems the installation works fine, better than CupsPDF, but it'll take a while when I log out my user to see whether it actually works fully, as I usually restart or logout once a month when I got some random kernel crash. Featured on Meta. You can do this through the following steps.
Step 3: After making your choice, you will be prompted to name the PDF file and select a location to save it to. However, Adobe Acrobat XI has now ended all support. This is why it's important to be aware of the best alternatives to Adobe Acrobat. The process is simple, and in just few steps, you can print to PDF. It works by exporting the file as a PDF on the Mac print service.
The following steps outline how to do this. Step 1: Open the file you would like to print to PDF.
Click on "Save" in the dialog box and save it to your desired location. Advantages: It offers a simple way to create PDFs just by printing. It supports to merge multiple images in order to create one PDF file. It undergoes frequent updates. The PDF writer for Mac only comes with the print function. In any program, you just need to choose the print command, select the PDF button on the dialog box, and then choose the " Save as PDF" option.
It will give you a virtual printer in which it prints a PDF file when a normal print task is sent to it. It is important to note that it is possible to create a desktop printer and use it to create PDF documents as well.
It is valuable for automating your print PDF mac task. Disadvantages: It can be a bit confusing for users trying to save a document as a PDF.
Navigation is not as easy as with some other printers.
It provides plenty of tools for creating quality PDF documents efficiently and conveniently, maintained with the exact format. For instance, it can convert other formats to a PDF document with highly quality, and maintain the same layout and format of the original document, with a customized specific path to save the output file.