Kodak Preps 8 Imposition is at the heart of off-set production costs – affecting throughput, material usage, and labor. Take control of production efficiencies with KODAK PREPS Imposition Software – the leading solution for error-free impositions and one of the most widely used tools in the printing industry.
PREPS Imposition Software produces faster, more accurate impositions that maximize press sheet usage. Its automated imposition process cuts turnaround time and reduces costs.
Features of Kodak Preps 8
Primary Benefits • Makes it fast and easy to create, save and manage step-and-repeat reducing turnaround time and costs so you can get to more jobs, faster • Handles complex jobs for digital and conventional print with ease • Produce similar or repetitive jobs easily, saving time and reducing cost with templates and libraries • Efficiently and effectively manage any print project using specific interfaces for commercial and packaging • Industry standard software well known by print operators minimizes training and maximizes productivity
Software Capabilities • Flexible, easy-to-use templates make it easy to produce similar or repetitive jobs efficiently • Template Search tool enables you find an existing Preps template quickly for re-use • Define how a mark should be placed based on job or production needs with SmartMarks • Define rules that utilize the SmartMarks automatically in a JDF or auto generated workflow with SmartMarks Editor • Improved production reporting on colors, dimensions and equipment specified for the job • Enhanced step-and-repeat for packaging applications and packaging specific interface • AutoGang feature optimizes the placement of several jobs on a single press sheet • Supports industry-standard PDF input and JDF output files
Expanded capabilities with Version 8: • Unlimited sheet size, up to 400″ x 400″ • Mixed binding styles • Multiple products and parts • Multiple sections on one press sheet • Support for new PDF library • SmartMarks and Mark Groups • Job layout reporting • Template search tool • Automated calculation for shingling and bottling with stock • Web growth compensation (only available with non-Kodak workflow applications) • Fully integrated with latest version of PRINERGY Workflow
Broad range of JDF functionality to suit your needs • JDF input • JDF auto signature matching • JDF auto signature creation • JDF fold pattern resource and ability to create custom fold patterns • JDF binding data output • JDF/PJTF/PDF/PS output • CIP3 cutting data export (JDF, PPF)
Ganging options for greater efficiency • Manual ganging • AutoGang feature optimizes the placement of several jobs on a single press sheet – automatically rotating and arranging elements to minimize waste and save on make-ready time
Title: Kodak Preps 8.1.1 Build 313 Developer: Eastman Kodak Company License: ShareWare Language: Multi OS: Windows