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Agfa Graphics
Septestraat 27
                             Agfa Graphics Upgrades Automatic Image
B – 2640 Mortsel
                             Processing Software and Brings PC Version.
Marc Verbiest                :Arkitex IntelliTune 4.0 for Mac, :Arkitex IntelliTuneX for PC
Public Relations Manager

+32 3 444 4101               Platforms.            Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Ifra 06 — Stand 2/2210 — 9 October 2006 —
                             Agfa Graphics launched Mac version 4.0 of its :Arkitex IntelliTune image
                             processing software for newspapers as well as IntelliTuneX, a brand new
                             version for newspapers using PC platforms. :Arkitex IntelliTune is in use with
                             more than 300 newspaper installations worldwide. Users testify that it reduces
                             image processing time while improving quality; and speeds time to press by
                             eliminating time-consuming image correction.

                             The new Mac version now uses Agfa’s new Smart Input Space Recognition
                             technology (SISR) as well as Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP) technology
                             to automatically analyse the tone, colour and spatial characteristics in every
                             image. Then it calculates and applies the necessary corrections for perfect
                             reproduction. A PDF processing option enables script-based processing of
                             RGB, CMYK and Greyscale PDF files. Embedded ICC profiles can be used,
                             ignored or overwritten. :Arkitex IntelliTune offers a choice between fully
                             automatic, semi-automatic or manual operation.

                             For PC Platforms.
                             :Arkitex IntelliTuneX, which is the PC-based version, makes its debut at Ifra.
                             This is a server-client based solution. Its J2EE application server core and full
                             java-browser user interface offer accessibility, scalability, as well as Agfa’s SISR
                             and MDP technology for intelligent Image manipulation. Full scalability and
                             expandability with division of work into cleanly separated subsets lets clients
                             look into each division to see how progress is being made via the browser-
                             based user-friendly interface.

                             :Arkitex IntelliTune 4.0 is available immediately and IntelliTuneX will be available
                             by the end of the year.

                             About Agfa.
                             The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world’s leading imaging and information
                             technology companies. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analogue and

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Agfa Graphics                digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), the healthcare sector
Septestraat 27
B – 2640 Mortsel             (Agfa HealthCare) and specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials).

Marc Verbiest                Agfa's headquarters are in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40
Public Relations Manager
                             countries and has agents in another 100 countries throughout the world. The
+32 3 444 4101   Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 3,308 million euro in 2005.
                             About Agfa Graphics.
                             Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry.
                             These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for
                             production workflow, project and colour management. Computer-to-film,
                             computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems have earned Agfa Graphics a
                             worldwide leadership position in the commercial and package printing and the
                             newspaper publishing markets.

                             Agfa Graphics is rapidly expanding its offerings in the growing digital inkjet
                             market. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has
                             provided the expertise required for making an assortment of high-quality UV
                             and solvent-based inks. Joint development and manufacturing partnerships
                             with industry leaders expand its technological reach and allow the company
                             to develop comprehensive digital solutions for printing posters, banners,
                             signage, displays, labels and packaging materials.

                             Product and company information can be found on Agfa’s home page on the
                             World Wide Web at:

                             Editor contact:
                             Marc Verbiest
                             PR Manager
                             Agfa Graphics
                             +32-3-444 4101

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