Editions   North America | Europe | Magazine


Serendipity Blackmagic V3.1 Released

Press release from the issuing company

Sydney, Australia - 26th August 2005 - Serendipity Software are pleased to announce the latest release of their flagship product Serendipity Software version 3.1 which will be demonstrated at the Konica Minolta Imaging booth (#7227) at PRINT 2005 in Chicago. This update offers a host of new and improved features including a 3D FlipBook which allows complete publications to be viewed in page sequence in a virtual book. Coming from imposed signatures and de-imposing them into a viewable book on screen, it makes it easy to identify simple imposition errors or missing pages without the need to generate double sided form proofs. Viewing can be done as single pages or alley sections showing either side of a web, for fast soft proofing. The books can be exported to PDF as single pages or reader spreads or a Quick Time movie for remote viewing. The SoftProof tool has been enhanced for more convenient viewing of publications a full page previews, with a publication navigator displaying thumbnails of the pages. A simple click loads the full resolution version into the viewer for a more detailed look, and for closer scrutiny the virtual loupe tool can be used to magnify an area. In the SoftProof application, plates can be re-ordered, turned on or off and a paper background selected for better proofing simulation. Areas can also be cropped and re-submitted for processing. There is also a MonitorCalibrator tool for creating an ICC profile of the monitor for accurate viewing of colour swatches and soft proofs. The latest release of printers from Epson, HP, Roland and Canon are also supported.