The Ghent Workgroup has designed a user-friendly interface to make it simpler for end users to easily navigate and find GWG settings within the most commonly used applications for professional publishing workflows. The application settings can be downloaded and installed from the GWG website. GWG settings are designed to help the user to automatically and properly create and check the quality and reliability of all PDF files.
Adobe have announced version 5 of Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE 5) the leading rendering technology at the heart of prepress workflows in the $900 billion print industry. The new version extends PDF Print Engine’s reliable color reproduction with new capabilities to harness the full potential of today’s digital and conventional presses. Ongoing innovations in ink and inkjet heads are creating opportunities to print on new surfaces, and PDF Print Engine 5 will maximize color impact in the coming generation of textile presses, industrial print stations, and digital presses for label and packaging production.
A solid workflow adapted to changing market requirements is a high-value asset for printers. Building on its unique feature set as production hub, Apogee v11 takes print production to the next level by automating all prepress tasks. The new release also includes multi-product support to increase printing efficiency, while the integration with PressTune supports Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ market approach focused on economy, ecology and extra convenience.
PitStop Pro 2018 – which is available as an Adobe Acrobat plugin – is bursting with new features. The latest version is all about making life easier, saving time and providing additional advanced editing functionality for images, graphics, text and even shadings. PitStop Pro 2018 ensures a print-ready PDF file every time!
SGK, the leading global brand development, activation and brand deployment company, has signed an agreement with HYBRID Software to license its PACKZ Native PDF editor for use in all SGK facilities worldwide. This agreement was reached after an extensive pilot program in multiple facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia that demonstrated improved production efficiencies, reduced licensing costs, and a more modern graphic production infrastructure.