I have now updated PDFX-ready’s color settings, export settings, preflight profiles and the corresponding recipes in French to the same level as in German:
Callas has released pdfToolbox 11 this week. The new version is all about improvements to automated workflows and making PDF files production ready. The new version introduces significant additions for the sign and display market, the label and packaging market, transactional printing and more.
After I reported about the disastrous PDF/X-4 compatibility of the new Affinity Publisher a few weeks ago, a reader drew my attention to another problem.
When preflighting with the PDFX-ready preflight profiles, a warning is generated regarding the output intent for PDF/X files of Affinity Publisher V1.7.1 and V1.7.2 with the message “!!! Output Intent not suitable for printing (unknown ICC profile)”:
Ever wondered what a Raster Image Prozessor (RIP) does? What does RIPing a page mean?
Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics (most important provider of RIP technology beside Adobe), explains the tasks of a RIP (Interpreting, Compositing, Rendering, Output) involved in outputting (PDF) pages using the Harlequin RIP as an example.
There is also a comprehensive white paper available.