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macOS 11 Big Sur / Apple M1 chip compatibility

Apple have released their new macOS 11 Big Sur operating system, along with new ARM-based Mac machines. The following is an FAQ for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress users migrating to the new operating system. Is my software version … Continue reading

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Workbench – Database Utility

In addition to the database backup provided by the Archives application and Server backup function, the Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 8.0+ Workbench keeps its own backup and item version storage. In day-to-day use, the Server maintains the Workbench … Continue reading

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Output – assigning a Media

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip gives users the option to assign a Media to an Output (printer destination) as part of their print workflow. Why assign a Media to my Output? As a workflow control method and a safeguard against potential paper waste. If a … Continue reading

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Sentinel Dongle Driver – macOS 10.13.x / 10.14.x / 10.15.x App Security permission

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress users with Sentinel dongles may encounter the following messages when starting the Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress Server immediately after software installation or after a macOS 10.13.x or 10.14.x Security Update: After a fresh install … Continue reading

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Honour Embedded Screening

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 7.1.01+ features an Honour embedded screening function in the Jobticket > Postscript / PDF Options panel. When active, this option extracts the screen angles and frequency (LPI) values embedded in supported Adobe separated postscript files, using … Continue reading

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