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HELIOS ships PDF HandShake Print Plug-Ins for Acrobat 6 on Mac OS X

Press release from the issuing company

GARBSEN, Germany --Sept. 8, 2003-- HELIOS Software GmbH, a leading provider of file, print server and prepress solutions, announced that its HELIOS PDF HandShake printing Plug-Ins are now available for Adobe Reader 6, and Acrobat 6.0, Standard and Professional, for use on the Macintosh OS X 10.2 platform. The HELIOS PDF HandShake 2.1 server solution offers extensive PDF printing capabilities such as printing host-based or in-RIP color separations, and ColorSync/ICC-based color management for printing separations or simulating the printing process on a proof printer. It enables advanced print options including: custom bleed settings, font availability preflight, custom paper sizes, CID to Type 1 font conversion, preserve black text plus RGB gray detection, and many more capabilities that are essential print tools for professional PDF printing sites. As users migrate to Mac OS X, the availability of the HELIOS PDF HandShake Plug-Ins will help customers switch to powerful, native Mac OS X applications. Additional new capabilities like printing inRIP separations, and doubling print speeds via HELIOS' TCP/IP print transport, are unique benefits for PDF HandShake Acrobat Plug-In users. HELIOS PDF HandShake is a server-based solution that enables networked users that employ the Acrobat Plug-Ins to send their print jobs to powerful servers for server-based processing and printing. HELIOS also provides PDF HandShake Plug-Ins for Acrobat 5.0.5 and Acrobat Reader running on Mac OS 9. In addition, HELIOS PDF HandShake includes command-line print tools for its supported UNIX platforms, and a complete Internet server solution to receive PDF print jobs over the Internet. For complete PDF HandShake details, see: http://www.helios.de/products/PDFH/PDF_Handshake.html. These features can easily be tested using the PDF HandShake Live Internet Printing test drive, at: http://www.helios.de/products/PDFH/PDF_Handshake-IP.html In addition, the entire HELIOS product suite can be downloaded for a free 30 day full functionality Test Drive, from: http://www.helios.de/support/testdrive.html.