macOS 11 / 12 / 13 and Apple M1 chip compatibility

The following is an FAQ for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress users migrating to, or installing software on one of Apple’s recent macOS operating systems, and those using ARM-based (M1/M2) Mac hardware. Is my software version compatible with macOS … Continue reading

Troubleshooting Dongles

Having a problem with your Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress dongle? Check our quick links to find a solution. If you continue having problems or can’t find a solution listed below, please contact Support. There are two different types of dongles … Continue reading

Version 9.0 Now Available

3rd March, 2022 – Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 9.0 has been released.

IMPORTANT – Version 9.0 has new minimum operating system requirements, including:

  • Windows 10 (64 bit) and above
  • Windows Server 2016 (64 bit) and above
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra and above

Confirm your OS is compatible before upgrading. Visit // for full details.

Some updates include:

  • Dark Mode for the Server and Client interface
  • Files with transparency supported
  • SVG file format now supported
  • Step and Repeat using a Studio Template
  • Create Text Frames in Studio
  • Screening simulation for SoftProof
  • Support for N-Colour Calcheck charts

Further information on enhancements and features can be found in the Blackmagic, Megarip and Veripress release notes.

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Epson Printer – Ink Status missing

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip users may sometimes encounter an issue where Epson printer Ink Status, error and firmware information does not display in the QueueStatus module, even when software has been correctly configured as follows: The printer is connected via … Continue reading

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Angle Rotation – Jobticket / Studio / SoftProof / C5

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 9.0 adds a new Angle Rotation feature allowing users to rotate a job by a defined value. This new functionality is available when using the Studio application, when viewing jobs using the SoftProof application, … Continue reading

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Konica Minolta MYIRO-9 Spectrophotometer – Windows Installation

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip version 9.0 Konica Minolta Update 1 adds support for the MYIRO-9 Autoscan Spectrophotometer. After installing the software update, Windows users must also install:- MYIROtools for Windows This software adds the Windows components required to the make … Continue reading

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Softproof – Halftone Screening Simulation

Veripress / Serendipity Blackmagic (Soft Proofing Add-on) 9.0 adds halftone Screen Simulation for soft proofing. Screen Simulation applies a simulated halftone screen to the currently viewed softproof, allowing users to preview how the job will appear when output by a press … Continue reading

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Step and Repeat with Studio Templates

Serendipity Blackmagic and Megarip version 9.0 introduce the ability to use an existing Studio Template with a Jobticket for step and repeat processing, making it quick and easy to output batch jobs. When submitted, the file will be placed into each … Continue reading

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