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Softproof – Halfone 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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Using Images with Transparent Backgrounds in Studio

Serendipity Blackmagic and Megarip version 9.0  introduces the ability to use images with a transparent background within the Studio application. Images with transparent backgrounds may be useful for overlaying elaborate text designs, or any image where a background is not to be printed … Continue reading

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Minimum Dot – Flexographic drop-off simulation

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress 8.1.01+ adds a new Minimum Dot % simulation feature to print and soft proofing workflows. This feature’s primary function is to simulate the effects of drop-off in Flexographic print. Drop-off is a term used to describe the … Continue reading

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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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