Enfocus has released Instant PDF 08, which supports all the latest standards and design applications, including PDF/X-4 and Adobe Acrobat 9. It also adds more color management options, improved preflight- ing, and integration with Enfocus PowerSwitch. This upgrade creates PDFs that comply with specifica- tions, including PDF/X-la, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, and Ghent PDF Work- group industry standards.
product news As space is limited, we are able to offer only brief descriptions of the new products presented here. Quick Printing does not endorse these products and rec- ommends full inspection prior to the purchase of any equipment or supplies. All material here is based on information provided by the manufacturers. For technical specifications or more detailed information, please use our reader service card at the back of the magazine. Vendors: If you’d like to submit a press release, send via e-mail to QP Products at Karen@quickprinting.com. If available, please include art or photography to illustrate the product. Attached digital images should be saved in the TIFF or JPEG format (Mac preferred) at a resolution of 300 dpi (150 lpi). ment options, improved preflight- SOFTWARE ing, and integration with Enfocus PowerSwitch. This upgrade creates COLORTRAC COPYSMART PDFs that comply with specifica- Colortrac’s CopySmart professional color managed scan- tions, including PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, to-copy software is now available with specialist printer PDF/X-4, and Ghent PDF Work- drivers which support Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPF810 and group industry standards. Designers imagePROGRAF iPF820 series. The software uses a file-based access Instant PDF 08 from within TIFF driver for copy size control and to reduce paper waste design applications, including the and configura- latest versions of QuarkXPress, Ado- tion effort. It in- be Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and cludes a built-in Adobe Acrobat. Standard PDF queues or custom PDF queues color calibration created by the user can be imported into design software to tool that can ensure consistent and accurate PDF generation that meets all be used to pro- job specifications. duce new media FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.QUICKPRINTING.COM/ EINQUIRY profiles. Using a supplied IT8 tar- ADOBE INDESIGN CS4 get sheet with Adobe Systems announced Adobe InDesign CS4 software, the Wizard-con- a major upgrade to its professional page layout program. The trolled Profiler, it can be profiled (calibrated) to any paper/ Live Preflight feature highlights potential production prob- ink combination. CopySmart includes third party RIP sup- lems in real-time from within the layout and directs users to port. By selecting the TIFF file driver, the user can automati- the problem area to resolve the issue. A customizable Links cally route data from any copy operation, black-and-white or panel enables users to find, sort, and manage placed files in color, to any folder using a standard browse box. This allows a document, view attributes such as scale, resolution and ro- the front-end to be combined with the user’s preferred RIP tation, and identify files using thumbnails. Users can export software and its own profiling system. The operator can use an InDesign document as an XFL file and then open it in the RIP job queue management to reposition print jobs, Adobe Flash CS4 Professional to add interactivity, anima- store partially RIPed images on disk, and reprint them. ti
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