MEPer is a java program. To start the program, use
java -jar MEper.jar
A directory named "MetaPostPreviewer" will be created in the user's home
directory. The following files (and temporary files) will be created in this
- preview.mp, the MetaPost source file.
- preview.eps, the output of the MetaPost;
- preview.png, converted from the eps file.
The jar file and source files can be downloaed from
The following tools are needed to run MEPer:
- the latest release of the Sun Java SE platform
- ImageMagick, or ghostscript
License and Disclaimer
MEPer is free software under the GPL (Gnu General Public License). It is free
to use but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. If you modify or redistribute it, please
include the orginal author's name or a link to the MEPer web page.
Copyright 2009, Shengjun Pan
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meper – METAPOST editor and previewer
MEPer is a java program for editing METAPOST source files and
previewing output images. It works in both Linux and Windows,
provided that the following programs are installed: the latest Sun
JSE, METAPOST, and either ImageMagick or Ghostscript.
The present version is preliminary.