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Re: what's the nice package to open eps file

On 03/01/12 12:28, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2012-01-02 13:40:41 +0100, godo wrote:
>>> GIMP 'should' open that too - it may be that it's so small that you
>>> didn't notice :-)
>> GIMP can and also Inkscape and Gwenview.
> But GIMP converts the file to bitmap first. So, you will get either
> a low-quality image or a huge file (e.g. several MB, against a few KB
> for the original .eps file). And you will no longer be able to edit
> the file in vector form, if the goal is to edit the file.

Um, you're quoting me, not godo. Reading posts can be tricky...

And no, I never advocated GIMP as a viewer *or* and editor for the format.


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