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RIP and Pre-Flight Software

With quality software now a must for modern day sign-making, Rob Fletcher looks at some of the latest RIP (raster image processor) and pre-flight solutions on the market

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Prepare for take-off

The highly competitive nature of the modern signage industry means companies are on the look-out for ways to gain an advantage over other companies. One way of doing this is to ensure you have the right software installed to ensure you are operating at your maximum potential.

RIP and pre-flight software are extremely useful tools for sign-making and wide-format print businesses looking to gain an edge over the competition, with new solutions on the market helping to give their production processes a boost.

Here, we take a look at some of the latest launches and analyse how these products will support sign-making businesses in the busy, modern market.

Making life easier

First up, Esko is a specialist provider of software for the sign and display industries, offering a range of pre-flight options. Jan De Roeck, director of marketing, industry relations and strategy at Esko, says pre-flight is a “vital” part of the overall prepress puzzle.