Enfocus Releases PitStop 12 update 3 with Mac OS X Yosemite Support
Friday, October 31, 2014
Press release from the issuing company
Automatic Color Bar Generation, Tools for Proportional Resizing, and New Layer Functionality lead the list of requested features in latest update to the PDF "pocket-knife"
Ghent, Belgium - Enfocus today announces the release of Enfocus PitStop 12 update 3. In addition to support for Mac OS X Yosemite, this latest release of PitStop technology includes a range of new and user-requested features that improve the quality of PDF pre-flighting and editing.PitStop 12 update 3 is available now.
PitStop Bridges Critical Gaps in PDF Workflows
As PDF files have become the standard for file exchange in the graphic arts industry, critical gaps have emerged in PDF workflows. PitStop technology covers these gaps, giving users tools that go beyond quality control and enable manual and automated error correction that guarantees reliable PDF processing and output.
As Andrew Bailes-Collins, Senior Product Manager at Enfocus, notes, "Since its introduction, PitStop has helped customers worldwide solve the challenges that occur with PDF file production and output. It has become the must-have product for anybody working with PDF files in the graphics arts industry, used by over 130,000 customers all over the world to detect, correct and edit problems within PDF files.
"The value of this wide network of customers gives us a tremendous benefit," Bailes-Collins notes. "They are a great source of ideas and information on how we can make our technology even better. You can clearly see the input of our users in this latest release of PitStop technology. Their input, combined with our development efforts, makes PitStop 12 update 3 an important resource for our customers and for anybody working with PDF files."
New features and functionality included in PitStop Pro 12 update 3 are:
OS X Yosemite Support
Apple recently announced its OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and PitStop 12 update 3 is officially supporting this new version. This compatibility gives users the opportunity to take advantage of the features in this new operating system.
New Actions for Better Production
PitStop 12 update 3 includes several new actions that better support the speed, accuracy and output of PDFs that are managed with PitStop. These actions include:
Tools for Proportional Resizing
This is another customer request that Enfocus is addressing in PitStop 12 update 3. It gives users a 'lock' in the Inspector that can be used for proportionally resizing objects or page boxes.
New Actions for Layer Functionality
PitStop 12 update 3 also includes improved functionality for working with layers in PDF files. Users now have actions that enable them to select layers in various ways, giving them the ability to select, remove, check, and change layers and layer properties.
Enhancements to Existing Functionality
PitStop 12 update 3 improves the user experience further with better color mapping from Gray to CMYK, and support for rasterizing content within PDF files via Action Lists.
New default Action Lists
PitStop 12 update 3 also ships with many new pre-configured Action Lists that use the newly developed functionality. These new Action Lists help users obtain immediate benefit from the new features, without having to create Action Lists of their own. The Action Lists can easily be modified by users to meet their own production requirements.
New functionality for PitStop Server 12 update 3
PitStop Server also benefits from the new Actions and Action Lists available in this new release. In addition, PitStop Server also includes an improved configurator for use with Enfocus Switch and PitStop2Switch.
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