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poster is described as 'Use the Poster program to create a Poster from an EPS or PostScript file. This is the grand-daddy of all poster programs and still exists as a Linux package. It was written in by Jos van Eijndhoven in 1995. Pdfposter depends on it. it only works with ps and eps files' and is an app. There are nine alternatives to poster for Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Rasterbator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like poster are pdfposter, Lucidpress, Block Posters and ProPoster.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Use the Poster program to create a Poster from an EPS or PostScript file. This is the grand-daddy of all poster programs...

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  1. Rasterbator icon

    Rasterbator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online

    The Rasterbator creates huge, rasterized images from any picture. Upload an image, print the resulting multi-page half-toned pdf file and assemble the pages into extremely cool looking poster up to 20 meters in size.

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    pdfposter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    This requires the installation of Python and pyPDF. Out of the gate, the script does not provide for image overlap, however there is a patch that does fix this. The patch requires replacing 5-6 lines in 3 files and adding 2-3 new ones, its very easy.

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    Lucidpress

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Lucidpress is a web-based design and layout application that enables anyone to create beautiful print and digital documents.

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  4. Block Posters icon

    Block Posters

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Upload an image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide you would like your poster to be once printed.

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    ProPoster

    • Windows

    ProPoster is software for big banner printing, sign printing, poster printing, mural printing, wall photo printing. ProPoster does not require special plotters, it simply prints on standard printers.

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    Mindcad Tiler

    • Mac

    Print a PDF Page on Multiple Sheets of Paper.

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  7. Easy Poster Printer icon

    Easy Poster Printer

    • Windows

    Divide an image into tiles for printing.

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  8. A Tiling Script With Python Imaging

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    This very simple script requires the installation of Python, Python imaging and ImageMagick. Its crying out for a web front end and maybe generalization Perl and PHP versions as well as a front end.

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  9. PosterGenius

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PosterGenius helps you create effective scientific posters easily, in less than 10 minutes.

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