PitStop compatibility with Acrobat
64-bit for Windows expected in April

Adobe recently released a new 64-bit Windows version of Acrobat.

If you have a PitStop Pro please note that currently, all windows versions of PitStop are not compatible with the 64 version of Acrobat. Until now both Acrobat and PitStop Pro on Windows have been available only in 32-bit.

The Adobe Acrobat installer will check the Acrobat plugins that you are using, and if it finds any 32-bit versions it will not install the new 64-bit version of Acrobat. It will install the 32-bit version instead.

Enfocus is working on a new version of PitStop that will support Windows 64-bit. This update is expected in April and should be available to beta test around the end of February. If you would like to be involved in the Beta, please contact the PitStop product manager, Andrew Bailes-Collins.

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Enfocus PitStop 2020 Update 1
supports MacOS 11 (Big Sur)

Recently, Enfocus had warned against switching to MacOS 11 (Big Sur) because Enfocus PitStop 2020 was not compatible with the new Apple operating system.

The just released Enfocus PitStop 2020 Pro Update 1 as well as Enfocus PitStop 2020 Server Update 1 now fix this problem.

However, there are still the following limitations:

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supports MacOS 11 (Big Sur)

Barcode project of Fogra
and free check tool from Callas

In a research project, Fogra looked at the print quality of PDF barcodes with high-speed inkjet printing systems. For this purpose, a specially developed test form was output and analyzed on 50 different printing situations.

Callas Software has developed a barcode check function for this purpose, which is part of the free tools in the new Callas pdfToolbox 12:

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and free check tool from Callas