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Create a Job Genie with Plate Versions (7.1.01+)

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress 7.1.01+ adds job plate version recognition to Job Genie functionality. Previously, if a RIP setup (with an assigned Job Genie) detected new plate file versions, the files were polled, displayed in the RIPMonitor, and submitted for proofing … Continue reading

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Proof Lock – ensure calibrated and colour verified soft proofing

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress 7.1.01+ includes a Proof Lock feature in Client Settings. Proof Lock allows Veripress / Blackmagic (w/Soft Proofing Add-on) system administrators to configure the Serendipity Client to disable the SoftProof window when the display needs calibration, or has failed to meet … Continue reading

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macOS Mojave 10.14 – 64-bit only

IMPORTANT – read this before upgrading to macOS Mojave 10.14 Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress versions 5.4.03 and above are compatible with macOS Mojave 10.14 macOS 10.14 is a 64-bit only operating system and no longer supports 32-bit software. As such, … Continue reading

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Softproof – Spectro Tool & Notes

The Softproof application Spectro tool in Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 7.1+ has been updated with a simplified, compact interface. The new interface includes an Add to Note feature, allowing on-screen measurements to be stored as Notes, saved with the … Continue reading

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Adding Job Special Colours to Calcheck Charts

Serendipity Blackmagic 7.1+ includes an Include Job Colours option in Jobticket. When enabled, the option automatically appends job spot colours to the Calcheck Chart assigned to print with the job, allowing them to be verified. To enable Include Job Colours: Open the Workbench … Continue reading

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Paper Profile – a single paper density patch for 7.1+

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 7.1+ simplifies the measurement of Paper Profile density patches. The Measurement Window, activated using the Measure Patches button in Paper Profile, now requires only one paper patch – Patch 1 in the first ink channel – to … Continue reading

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Truespot – Spot / Special Colour Iteration for Soft Proofing

Veripress 7.1+ and the Blackmagic 7.1+ SoftProofing Add-on brings a spot/special colour iteration feature to soft proofing. The Truespot function in the Displays application uses an iterative process to measure and verify spot colours, optimising them for viewing on your soft proofing display. … Continue reading

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Truespot – Spot / Special Colour Iteration

Serendipity Blackmagic 7.1+ introduces a spot/special colour iteration function for your proofing workflow. The Truespot application uses an iterative process to print, measure and verify spot colours, optimising them for a specific proofing media. Truespot generates a custom Replace Colour Set that … Continue reading

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Assign Pagesize – Render Effect

Serendipity Blackmagic 7.0.01 introduced the Assign Pagesize render effect to Jobticket. The effect assigns any jobs submitted using the Jobticket to an output page size based on nearest – less than or equal to – fit according to its dimensions. Output … Continue reading

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Serendipity Client on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra

Problem: Users attempting update an existing stand-alone Serendipity Client (or Serendipity C5 Client) on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra will find the Check for Updates option is missing from Client > Help menu. Previously, the stand-alone Serendipity Client has been an … Continue reading

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