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callas software at drupa: Across the board functions increase

Press release from the issuing company

Berlin, April 2004. On the occasion of drupa 2004, callas software GmbH, prepress specialists in PDF technology and process automation, will be presenting a cornucopia of new products and program extensions. At two stands (Hall 4, Stand A10/A11 and Stand FG-S 11 in the software innovation parc), the Berlin-based company will be exhibiting its newest software solutions in the areas of production optimization and prepress workflow. Star attractions include: MadeToPrint for InDesign CS, only just put on sale at the beginning of April, the configurator for the high-performance imposition solution process|aggregation and the new, improved version of its inspection and correction tool, process|prepress 2.0. MadeToPrint for InDesign CS enables professionals working with Adobe InDesign to reduce the potential of error and streamline the way they work. The plug-in, that is compatible with Mac OS X, Windows 2000 and Windows XP, extends the print functions of the layout program to include features such as single page output in PDF, PostScript and EPS, parallel file output and proof printouts - with a customizable job slug called Infobar for improved identification and tracking of printed pages - as well as saved settings for repeat jobs. The price of a single workstation license is US$ 349.00. The new imposition configurator is intended to make callas software's high speed imposition solution process|aggregation even more user- friendly. This supplementary tool, presented for the first time in front of a wide audience at drupa, is capable of calculating sheets and of generating action lists which contain production instructions for automatic file handling. From version 2.5 of process|aggregation upwards, the configurator is included in the basic package at no extra cost. Increased productivity is what process|prepress version 2.0 offers. This tool for the inspection and ISO standards based normalization of PDF files can now also be used to integrate Heidelberg's solutions Supercolor and Supertrap (for automatic color conversion and trapping); in addition, the new pdfInspektor2 has been integrated and now comes with the same user interface as the Preflight module in Adobe Acrobat 6 Professional. In-built correction functions to comply with PDF/X standards, and significantly improved performance round off the update.