Acrobat Update May 2020
fixes Preflight problems

Adobe released planned updates for Acrobat DC, Acrobat 2017 and Acrobat 2015. As usual there are three separate installers:

The updates can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….

For Acrobat 2017 and Acrobat 2015 there are only a few bug fixes. However, for Acrobat DC there are a number of new features and improvements:

Read more…Acrobat Update May 2020
fixes Preflight problems

Exchange color space eciCMYK v2
with improved gray axis

The European Color Initiative (ECI) has revised its CMYK exchange color space. The new version eciCMYK v2 offers an improved gray axis and thus expands the application possibilities of the CMYK exchange color space compared to the previous version. The new profile can be downloaded free of charge from the (german) ECI homepage.

Read more…Exchange color space eciCMYK v2
with improved gray axis

Ghent Workgroup (GWG) answers
print production workflow questions

On May 19, 2020 at 4 pm, some experts from the Ghent Workgroup (GWG) will answer questions from users about their print production workflow and help solve problems in a webinar.

The following experts will participate in this webinar:

  • Andrew Bailes-Collins (Sr Product Manager Enfocus / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Carl Van Rooy (Senior Innovation Consultant VIGC)
  • Christian Blaise (CEO & Founder agileStreams / Co-chair Packaging Subcommittee GWG)
  • David van Driessche (CTO Four Pees & callas software / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Frank Vyncke (Senior Software Architect HYBRID Software)

The webinar will be held in English.

Here you can register for this free webinar.

Questions can be submitted in advance (in English). If necessary, sample files can be uploaded.


All you wanted to know about PDF transparency but were afraid to ask

ABCThe Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has hold the free webinar All you wanted to know about PDF transparency but were afraid to ask as announced on 26 March 2020 . The presenter was Andrew Bailes-Collins, Product Manager for Enfocus PitStop and Technical Director of the Ghent Workgroup.

Read more…All you wanted to know about PDF transparency but were afraid to ask

New landing page for commercial print
from Ghent Workgroup (GWG)

The Ghent Workgroup announces that a new landing page for Commercial Print has been created. The landing page for Commercial Print is similar in structure to the existing pages for Sign & Display, Digital Print and Packaging.

The new website provides links to

The information is currently only available in English. But we are currently discussing translations into different languages…