Ghent, 3 October 2011 - Four Pees, exclusive worldwide distributor of the PrintFactory software suite, announces the release of PrintFactory and ProofMaster 4.2. The update for the PrintFactory and ProofMaster product range includes some new features and fixes reported problems. It also updates the PrintFactory GMG Edition and introduces the earlier announced stand-alone version PrintFactory Go.
PrintFactory and ProofMaster Editor
The major change in version 4.2 is the removal of the “Quick Production” palette and the streamlined integration of the features it offered. Instead it now features a new “Production Bar” at the top of each document. This new Production Bar allows selecting printer, medium and mode directly in the document window and launching the Driver Settings dialog. With the 4.2 version it is now also possible to print multi-page documents on desktop printers.
In PrintFactory Editor, the Production Bar allows you to select the cutting device. And besides the option of printing multi-page documents on desktop printers, you can now also view a colored wireframe display of cut layers and perform cutter tool selection per layer.
The new PrintFactory and ProofMaster 4.2 RIP makes it possible to create virtual queues for each cutter device so there’s no longer a need to manually create queues. Version 4.2 also offers some major new features with regards to device and driver support.
PrintFactory Go: stand-alone correction and production preparation
The PrintFactory 4.2 release introduces the earlier announced stand-alone version of PrintFactory Go. PrintFactory Go offers the same job preparation and last minute correction tools the PrintFactory suite has to offer, in an easy-to-use stand-alone application. Whether you need to combine and correct multiple jobs, make edits on color, masks, shapes, scaling, rotation, mirroring, create tiles or place grommets, PrintFactory Go puts all of the tools at your fingertips. Targeted specifically at digital large format print users, it offers a comprehensive collection of pre-production tools saving time and reducing error and waste.
Prices and availability
Version 4.2 is a free update for all existing 4.x users. An upgrade path is available for users of previous ProofMaster and PrintFactory versions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information.
With the update to version 4.2, ProofMaster and PrintFactory are fully compatible with Mac OS 10.7 – Lion.
PrintFactory is the most complete production suite for banner, sign and super wide format printing that is set to revolutionize the way you run your print shop. PrintFactory provides all the professional job preparation and file correction tools you need to produce more and faster with minimum waste and guaranteed superb results. For more information, visit www.print-factory.net.
About Four Pees
Named after the four P’s of marketing – product, price, place and promotion – Four Pees markets, distributes, integrates and supports solutions for the print and publishing industry. The company focuses on solutions for collaboration, automation and quality optimization for the commercial print, publishing, packaging and large format printing markets.
Four Pees is worldwide exclusive distributor of the callas software pdfToolbox and pdfaPilot product ranges, the most complete PDF processing solutions for the print, publishing and document archival markets, ProofMaster, for color-accurate contract proofs and PrintFactory, the most complete production suite for large format printing. Other represented brands include axaio software, Barbieri, CtrlPublishing, Elpical and ICS.
Four Pees was established in 2007 by Tom Peire and has quickly grown into an industry innovating team with a background in leading companies such as Artwork Systems, EFI, Enfocus, Kodak and Vutek.
For more information, visit www.fourpees.com.