I installed Ghostscipt 9.18 and GSView 5.0 on Windows 7 Ultimate (all in 64 bits).

I had no problem to view a .ps file in GSView, but when I zoom in/out, GSView crashed, and returned "gsapi_init_with_args returns -13".

Anybody please help me out. Thanks.

  • I confirm this bug – Rubi Shnol Mar 3 '16 at 14:34

I had the same problem. Then I use Ghostscript 9.05 (but keeping ghostview 5.0) instead and it seems to work now. I actually downloaded form sourceforge. But I think you can download from below.


  • I replaced GSView with SumantraPDF, which does the same job, and is searchable! – jason.Z Mar 21 '16 at 1:31

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