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Printers can Now Impose PostScript and PDF on Mac OS X

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- Impostrip 6.7 for Mac OS X - The world’s first PDF and PostScript Mac OS X imposition software - IMPress 3.2 for Mac OS X - The world’s first Mac OS X imposition software for on-demand printing Montreal, Canada, October 3, 2002 – PDF and PostScript workflow provider Ultimate Technographics, www.ultimate-tech.com, today announces two imposition workflow applications for Apple’s super-modern operating system - the commercial release of IMPress 3.2 for Mac OS X and the beta release of Impostrip 6.7 for Mac OS X. These new product releases underscore Ultimate’s ongoing commitment to developing new and innovative products for the Mac design and publishing customer base. • Impostrip 6.7 for Mac OS X front end allows prepress professionals to take advantage of Mac OS X’s powerful and stable environment. Impostrip provides client server imposition of PostScript and PDF files • IMPress 3.2 is the most widely used on-demand and digital printing imposition software in the world. The Mac OS X version will allow small publishing and on-demand print shops to upgrade to a Mac OS X design and prepress workflow David Watson, President and CEO of Ultimate, says, “Impostrip was the first digital imposition application on the market and the first for the Mac. The majority of our customers are Mac users, so it was extremely important for us to bring Impostrip 6.7 and IMPress 3.2 to Mac OS X. Our new imposition workflow applications harness the incredible power and stability of Mac OS X, allowing our customers to work faster and more efficiently.” “Mac OS X delivers state-of-the-art features like ColorSync, OpenType fonts, protected memory, and preemptive multitasking, for creative professionals to run a smooth publishing and prepress workflow,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. “Impostrip 6.7 and IMPress 3.2 leverage the advanced capabilities of Mac OS X to enable faster imaging of films and plates in a prepress environment.” About Ultimate Technographics Ultimate Technographics invented digital imposition just over a decade ago with Impostrip. Ultimate is a leading PDF and Postscript workflow provider for the commercial printing industry with technology leading applications for Imposition, Trapping, Print Management and Ganging. Ultimate is exhibiting at GraphExpo in booth number 5045.