Pascal Wybo, Product Manager for PACKZ and STEPZ PDF Editors, said: This feature allows professionals to instantly see how graphics, especially spot colors that are important to a brand, will print under different printing conditions. You can often print accurate colors with less ink, fewer plates and faster print speeds. ”
Spot colors can be defined as named Pantone colors or specified directly using the CXF standard. Additionally, PACKZ and STEPZ now support the new GMG version 2 API for full compatibility with the latest GMG Open Color software.
PACKZ 8.5 also introduces a new feature called Content XML, which allows print service shops to convert PDF artwork templates to standard XML markup language to create high-quality, dynamic artwork from ERP or MIS systems. can. Creative variations of text, line art, color, and images are easily leveraged in digital print-on-demand web solutions for one-to-one packaging.
PACKZ 8.5 also adds tools to create Digimarc digital watermarks. It encodes the surface of artwork with imperceptible patterns, enabling new data insights and smart packaging recycling for a circular economy.
Finally, HYBRID Software closes the loop with PACKZ and CLOUDFLOW validation tools, enabling error-free inspection of Digimarc watermarks within PDF editors and workflow processes.