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Onyx 18.5 software with APPE 5.1 now shipping

January 4, 2019  By PrintAction Staff

Onyx Graphics has announced the global availability of Onyx 18.5 software, the latest version release of the company’s wide- and grand-format RIP software. Onyx 18.5 software builds upon the Onyx 18 version, as the first wide-format RIP solution with Adobe PDF Print Engine 5.1 (APPE 5.1), the company explains.

Onyx says with APPE 5.1, users can expect complete design-to-print workflows including high impact colour rendering, smoother edges for graphics, enhanced Unicode support, plus support for PDF 2.0 features such as black-point compensation, half-tone origin, special data for spot colours, and page-level output intent. The new software version also introduces new Quick Set application library management boasting improved automation, enhanced iccMAX compatibility with support for third-party files and new spot colour tools for colour accuracy and vibrancy. Other highlights of Onyx 18.5 include PDF 2.0 features including black-point compensation and added spot colour vibrancy with Relative Gamut Mapping chroma preservation.


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