updated 03:15 pm EST, Tue March 28, 2006
ColorBurst updates RIP
ColorBurst today announced version 4.1 of its line of Mac PostScript RIP software. Version 4.1 of the ColorBurst software RIP line now includes SpectralVision Pro 2.0, a fully functional output profile creation software package that offers tools such as Total Ink Control, UCR/GCR control, Black Ink control, and full Bezier curve control over black generation. In addition, SpectralVision Pro v2.0 also provides the measurements for ColorBurst new Print Certification technology, which delivers a means to ensure that each print meets user specifications for color accuracy and color quality via a color control bar that can be measured and verified by SpectralVision Pro v2.0. SpectralVision will also print all data and a verification sticker to Dymo Label Writers.
ColorBurst is a PostScript Language Level 3 compatible RIP for fine art,
photography, proofing, pre-press, print-for-pay, grand format, and textile printing. Available as a queue-based or layout-based interface, ColorBurst
offers color and image quality, PANTONE matching, SWOP certification on all current Epson Stylus Pro printers, and an extensive list of third-party media ICC Profiles.
"By including a fully functional ICC profile creation program with all retail versions of ColorBurst, for no additional cost, we are setting a new standard for what a RIP delivers out of the box," said President and ColorBurst founder Larry Spevak. "Our customers will now be able to easily obtain an excellent level of color quality on any media. "
The company said that only version 4.1 on the Macintosh platform will include print certification. Release for Print Certification on Windows is set for the second quarter of 2006.
Other new features in the the upgrade include an updated PostScript engine, and support for up to 255 character file names.
Pricing ranges from $700 to $7,000, depending on features set and printer support.