Enfocus Switch PDF Review Modul 2.0 –
test with your own PDF

Since recently Enfocus Switch PDF Review Module 2 is available. This Switch module provides a fully automated online PDF proofing solution. Enfocus online proofing software removes manual touches from creating, sending, and receiving PDF proofs. It allows production teams to concentrate on getting jobs to press by speeding up the proofing cycle and provides a much better service to customers.

Enfocus offers users the opportunity to test drive the PDF Review Module with their own PDF (max 10 MB).

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test with your own PDF

Proximity check with Callas pdfToolbox

In pdfToolbox v11, callas introduced a new preflight technology called “Context aware object detection”. It’s special because it doesn’t just examine individual objects (“Is the resolution of this image high enough”, “Is this black text set to overprint”) but it checks relationships between objects.

Because of that, it can answer questions such as: “Is this object hidden by any other objects?” or, “Does this text come too close to the cut line?”. Very powerful and ideal to weed out the majority of false positives (things reported as errors while they’re actually fine) preflight engines tend to find.

However pdfToolbox 11 could not tell you whether an object came to close to another object. Why not? Because it would take too long!

In pdfToolbox 12, callas does introduce a proximity test, but there is a precaution built-in…

You can read more about this in an article by David van Driessche in the Callas blog.

Enfocus PitStop 2021 is released

Enfocus has released the new 2021 version of PitStop Pro and PitStop Server.

Some of the most significant new features include:

  • Imposition of booklets (see video)
  • Check and create bleed around a die-cut outline (see video)
  • Improvements to page-based bleeding functionality
  • 32/64bit application (PitStop Pro with Acrobat Windows)

With PitStop 2021, users can now check, crop and recreate the bleed along a vector outline. This allows PDF files with punch lines or digital trim lines to be quickly processed in prepress.

Additional highlights of PitStop 2021 are presented in six short videos.