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Printer and Spectrophotometer drivers on Apple silicon (ARM-based) Macs – Rosetta mode

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 8.1.01+ is compatible with Apple silicon (ARM-based) Macs running macOS 11 Big Sur and above. Why do printer and spectrophotometer drivers appear to be missing from my Apple silicon software installation? The release of … Continue reading

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macOS 11 Big Sur / 12 Monterey / Apple M1 chip compatibility

Apple have released their new macOS 11 Big Sur and macOS 12 Monterey operating systems, along with ARM-based Mac machines. The following is an FAQ for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress users migrating to the new operating system. Is … Continue reading

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Epson SC-P9500 / SC-P7500 – Proofing Mode

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 8.1+ features support for the Proofing Mode added to the Epson Surecolor SC-P9500 / SC-P7500 series printers in the LK09K9 / LL09K9 Epson firmware release. The printer must have this firmware version (or later) installed for … Continue reading

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Using Printer Colour Management – Canon PRO / TM / TX Printers

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 8.1+ includes an option to use Printer Colour Management for Canon PRO series, TM series, and TX series printers. Printer Colour Management is useful if a calibrated Media suitable for your printer and paper is not … Continue reading

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Screen Print output to contone printers – Screening Simulation

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 8.1+ adds a Simulate screening option to Screen Print Mode. When enabled, screen printing mode separates a job into single plates and prints them as ‘black’. The feature is nominally designed to print halftone dot screens onto clear film … Continue reading

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