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Enfocus introduces Connect YOU with expanded functionality as replacement of Instant PDF

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Special offer for Instant PDF customers available through September 30, 2013

Ghent, Belgium – Enfocus, the leader in automation and creator of the PDF preflight and editing standard, PitStop Pro, announced Connect YOU, the successor for Instant PDF. Connect YOU delivers more built-in power for high-quality PDF creation and verification along with new compatibility with the latest Adobe® Creative Suite® applications and more. With the introduction of Connect YOU, Enfocus is offering its loyal Instant PDF users a limited time special offer to purchase the new solution. Connect YOU will be available in the 3rd quarter, 2013.

Until September 30th, 2013, all Enfocus Instant PDF customers can purchase the new Enfocus Connect YOU for only €79, saving €20 off the €99 normal price. In addition, Instant PDF customers who purchased a new copy of Instant PDF 10, or upgraded to version 10 from January 1st, 2013 are entitled to a copy of Connect YOU at no charge upon release.

Connect YOU enables designers to create quality with just one click

Thousands of designers, publishers and graphic arts print professionals have used Enfocus Instant PDF for many years to create, verify and upload PDFs to production sites. Now, Connect YOU will replace Instant PDF, bringing expanded functionality for all customers.

Connect YOU enables to generate small customizable applets called Connectors, which offer simple one-click of drag and drop functionality. Connectors are accessed through a new “Export as Certified PDF” menu within Adobe® InDesign® or Illustrator®CS5/6, or via a named printer driver in any other application, for instance CorelDRAW® or Microsoft Publisher. Any number of Connectors can be generated, with different settings and different uploading targets where needed.

Key features found in Connect YOU include:

  • One click plug-in support for Adobe® Creative Suite® 5/6
  • High-quality PDF creation from any application, using built-in Adobe® Normalizer technology
  • Expanded PDF correction and verification with the addition of Enfocus PitStop’s Smart Preflight
  • Enhanced delivery options for HTTP, (S)FTP servers
  • Enabling metadata for electronic job ticketing
  • Compatibility with MacOSX 10.8 and Windows 7/8

Connect YOU is part of the announced Enfocus Connect 11 family. The other application within the family is Connect ALL, enabling print service providers, publishers and creative agencies to facilitate easy job delivery by outside clients. Connect ALL enables users to generate unlimited number of Connectors that they can supply to their outside clients. Connect YOU Connectors have the same range of functions and options but can only be used on the workstation that created them.

To help Instant PDF customers and new customers learn more about this special offer and Connect YOU, Enfocus is holding a series of free webinars. 
Schedules and how to sign up for the webinars are available on the Enfocus website:
Enfocus Connect YOU Webinars www.enfocus.com/en/webinars.


Connect 11 will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2013.


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