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ColorLogic Announces the Release of ZePrA 12 Smart Color Server

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ColorLogic GmbH

10 May 2024

RHEINE, GERMANY — ColorLogic GmbH, a subsidiary of Hybrid Software Group, announces the release of ZePrA 12, the latest version of its popular Smart Color Server. ZePrA 12 introduces several new features and enhancements to improve color management workflows for printers, print service providers, prepress professionals, and designers. 

Key new features in ZePrA 12 include expanded SmartLink support for more applications such as the CMY color space used in digital presses to boost speed and save costs. The CIE conversion engine in ZePrA 12 has been significantly upgraded. It now considers various viewing conditions, such as those prevalent in the textile printing industry, across all ZePrA tools when converting colors. Additional file formats have been added for exporting and sharing spot color information via the Spot Color Report and the Manage Spot Color Libraries features. This update enables users to effortlessly generate reports and share libraries tailored to their specific applications. 

ZePrA 12 also introduces new functions for displaying and processing spot colors. This is useful for preparing files for printing on digital presses such as ink jets or when spot colors need to be modified. Several new productivity features have been added, that facilitate the import and export of configurations for sharing with other ZePrA systems designed to help users work more efficiently and streamline their color management processes. 

“We are excited to release ZePrA 12 which is again a milestone in productivity enhancements and even better spot color conversion,” states Thorsten Braun, CTO of ColorLogic. “ZePrA 12 builds on the success of previous versions and offers even more powerful and flexible color management capabilities.” 

This release coincides with the upcoming 2024 Drupa Conference in Germany. Those interested can learn more about ZePrA 12 by visiting the Hybrid Software Booth at Hall 7a/D03. 

About ZePrA: 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. For more details about ZePrA, please visit the webpage


About ColorLogic GmbH: An award-winning, global company committed to providing the most advanced software technology in color management. Their suite of products also includes ColorAnt and CoPrA, which offer an unparalleled range of color management technology with a high level of automation possibilities. ColorLogic GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hybrid Software Group PLC (Euronext: HYSG).

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