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Enfocus Releases PitStop 2023 Update 1 with macOS Sonoma Support, New Actions, Many Improvements for Placing Objects and Bug Fixes

Press release from the issuing company

Enfocus, the leader in providing affordable, flexible automation and PDF tools to the printing industry, today announces the release of PitStop 2023 update 1. This latest version of PitStop Pro and Server brings new possibilities for placing objects, new actions and several important checks and fixes to the PitStop toolkit to ensure error-free files on press.

"With version update 1 of PitStop 2023, we're continuing to work on making the user experience ever more enjoyable. For example, we've added new possibilities for placing objects in PitStop, allowing users to import PDF documents with greater finesse, or to place control bars with greater precision," says Loïc Aigon, Product Manager at Enfocus. "We've also made several frequently requested fixes and checks, and have good news for users migrating to Mac Sonoma."

New features

Flattening Form Xobjects for extracting objects when needed

Disable Logging Debug Datasets in PitStop Server Configurator in Switch (brings a significant processing speed boost on high volume production flows)

Check for incorrect Type 3 font resources

MacOS 14 (Sonoma) support


Add Overlay and Add copied graphics Action to place selected pages from a PDF file as a graphic in another PDF file:

Select the PDF page you want to place

Choose to place the PDF page as an isolated transparency group

New placement options for “Add color bar”

PitStop 2023 update 1 is available immediately to PitStop subscribers and customers with an active maintenance contract. Users can download the new installers via My Enfocus.

Enfocus develops PDF validation and process automation software, enabling every print service and solution provider to deliver winning print services. Our products, PitStop and Switch, enable print service providers to automate their business toward profitability while ensuring quality. Key to our success is collaboration with industry partners and customers to foster mutual success. Enfocus automation solutions provide a seamless link between separate systems in prepress, press and finishing. By connecting separate systems, we transform production environments into unified automated workflows. That translates into business tools that allow our customers to perform efficiently, accurately and consistently.

Enfocus is a business unit of Esko and has its headquarters in Ghent, Belgium. Esko is headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, and has R&D and manufacturing facilities in five European countries, the United States, China and India (www.esko.com). Esko is a Danaher company (www.danaher.com).

For more information, visit www.enfocus.com 


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