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ColorLogic Announces the Release of ZePrA 9

Remote capabilities and two new automated wizards keep ZePrA ahead in the industry

ColorLogic GmbH

26 May 2021

RHEINE, GERMANY — ColorLogic GmbH releases ZePrA 9, the smart color server that optimizes and automates printing data with their biggest upgrade release to date. Most noteworthy are the Spot Color Iteration Wizard and the DeviceLink Iteration Wizard. The innovative Spot Color Iteration Wizard makes best-in-class spot color rendering easy and fun. With only a few steps the already great spot color rendering of ZePrA can be improved and the deltaE minimized on your digital printers. For accurate proofing and for better production printing, the new DeviceLink Iteration Wizard guides you through the important and complex steps to improve the quality of the color conversion for a perfect color match.

ZePrA 9 brings more new and exciting features. The Adobe Photoshop extension, Push-2-ZePrA, now has added client-server capabilities. This improved version allows multiple users within one organization to use the best color conversion of images by applying ZePrA’s DeviceLink and spot color conversion functionalities right within Photoshop. Single or multiuser licenses are available. Also the Spot Color Report checks the spot color conversion and color rendering of a production file before actually converting and printing and suggests the best fitting configuration.

ZePrA 9 has improved and expanded on the features used every day. Easier to understand prompts and more functionalities have been added to the conversion options of Images and Vectors with added options for SmartLink and processing of PDF/X files. Gradation curves have been improved and can now be applied to Images or Vectors or both. A late Black Start option for spot color conversions and the most recent Callas pdfToolbox 12 / Adobe PDF engine to be used for flattening of PDF files are just some of the many upgraded features.

“This is our biggest software upgrade release yet,” states Thorsten Braun, CTO of ColorLogic. “Automation is our main mission so we added new wizards making color management setup easier than ever.”

New ColorLogic users will find ZePrA 9 available in five different packages to fit their specified needs. Upgrades to the latest ZePrA 9 are available with an active Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA) or can be purchased at an upgrade price by contacting a ColorLogic dealer.

About ZePrA: ZePrA is a full-featured color server that optimizes PDF printing data and image files such as PSD, TIFF and JPEG via DeviceLink profiles. Create customized configurations and queues to automate day-to-day color management tasks. ZePrA’s easy-to-use interface simplifies the process of custom color conversions with SmartLink for any workflow. ZePrA produces immediate results working standalone, integrated into an existing workflow, or in conjunction with other ColorLogic solutions. More details about ZePrA can be found here.


About ColorLogic GmbH: ColorLogic GmbH is an award-winning, global company committed to providing the most advanced software technology in color management. In addition to ZePrA, their suite of products includes CoPrA and ColorAnt, which offer an unparalleled range of color management technology with a high level of automation possibilities. For more information, please visit our main website, Twitter page, or on our YouTube channel for product overviews and tips.

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