StudioRIP Screening Available for Adobe Print Engine

In Pre-Press on May 10, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Drupa, May 2012: StudioRIP UK Ltd, the UK-based independent software RIP provider, has announced details of agreement with Chicago-based Datalogics, Inc., the premier source for Adobe PDF and eBook technologies.

Announced on the first day of Drupa 2012, Europe’s leading print media event, the agreement provides Datalogics with advanced screening technology through a partnership with StudioRIP UK Ltd. Through the terms of the agreement, StudioRIP’s advanced screening technology is immediately available for Adobe PDF Print Engine and Adobe CPSI customers exclusively through Datalogics.

StudioRIP’s 16-bit technology enables better precision than the default screening in Adobe PDF Print Engine and Adobe CPSI, supporting 4,096 shades of grey, as well as:

  • Smooth, pattern-free halftones
  • Colour precision
  • Consistent rosettes
  • Customisable hybrid screening
  • Flexo hybrid screening
  • Stochastic screening
  • Gravure-friendly dot shape for seamless screening for continuous output

“StudioRIP technology has an excellent reputation in the RIP market,” notes Greg Manuel, VP Marketing at Datalogics. “They’ve invested heavily in developing their screening capabilities, and we’re very excited to be able to make it available to our Adobe PDF Print Engine and Adobe CPSI customers.”

Commenting on behalf of StudioRIP, MD Darren Eliot, added: “It is undoubtedly a privilege for us to be working with such a leading worldwide software supplier, and we are delighted to be able to provide Datalogics, and its customers, with our screening technology. This is evidence, if any were needed, that StudioRIP software is now one of the most respected products in the market.”

StudioRIP Screening will now be available as an optional module for Adobe PDF Print Engine and Adobe CPSI exclusively through Datalogics.  Through the terms of the agreement, Datalogics will license and support StudioRIP Screening for Adobe PDF Print Engine and Adobe CPSI.

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About Adobe PDF Print Engine

Adobe PDF Print Engine enables integrated, end-to-end PDF workflows for printing graphically rich content, including variable content for personalized publishing. The Adobe PDF Print Engine is a common rendering engine technology, packaged as a software development kit (SDK).  Adobe PDF Print Engine uses a native PDF imaging model, eliminating the need to convert PDF documents to PostScript for printing, and processes jobs under the control of jobs specified in the Job Definition Format (JDF).

About Datalogics

Chicago-based Datalogics, Incorporated, an Adobe Portfolio Company, has dedicated over 45 years to delivering the highest quality software technologies and services which meet the most demanding customer needs. Datalogics is the premier source for Adobe eBook and PDF developer technologies, including Adobe Content Server, Adobe Reader Mobile SDK, the Adobe PDF Library, Adobe Normalizer, and the Adobe PDF Print Engine, and are members the of PDF Association and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).

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About StudioRIP

StudioRIP is a leading software company focusing on RIP, screening, and workflow technology. The business is managed from the UK, employing the services of a wide range of distributors and OEM’s to sell its software on a worldwide basis. StudioRIP places great emphasis on continuous product development utilising its highly skilled and dedicated software team. For more information visit:

StudioRIP’s “smart screening” offers the very latest in hybrid screening techniques – again, without the need to buy highly priced extra’s. Features of the AM screening package include user selectable screen angles, and smooth gradients via the combination of 4,096 shades of grey and low pass filtering.


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