Adobe has officially released the Adobe PDF Print Engine 4. Ten years after the introduction of the APPE 1. APPE is used in over one hundred products and more than 150’000 APPEs have been installed worldwide. Many OEM partners have already announced the integration of APPE 4 in their products. At Drupa some implementations were already demonstrated.
The new version features performance increases for large format printing and repeated patterns as well as better quality for smooth gradient blends. Spot color handling has been expanded up to 127 color channels.