With ColorGATE Productionserver, you always remain at the cutting edge of technology. Our regular updates provide you with new functions that simplify your work, improve your printing results, and save you money. With new modules and innovative features you improve your printing results, your color management and your margin!

Also, the number of supported devices increases with every version. To find out which version you need for your device, please check our list of supported devices.

To find out what you might miss when staying with an older version, you should check our list of benefits. You will find the highlights of each Productionserver version there, from version 9 to version 22!

Upgrade now and make your working day a lot easier!


Discover the benefits of each version!


Higher Processing Speed

Process your RIP and print jobs faster with every version and get a higher marging - just by updating your software!

Software Licensing

No need to wait for your hardware dongle! With fast and easy software licensing, you can start using Productionserver right away!

New Modules & Features

Every version comes with new modules and features to make your working day easier, your results better and to improve your ROI.

Discover the Highlights for each Version:

                                                                                                                                                                      Version 9Version 10Version 20Version 21Version 22
Adobe PDF Print EngineVersion 3.2Version 4.2Version 5.5Version 5.6Version 6.0
Inprovement of processing speed (compared to previous version, varies depending on file type and device)±90%±70%±410%±20%***
Number of supported devices1.300+1.500+1.700+1.800+1.850+
Custom target generator to adapt the layout to any formatxxxxx
System backup and recovery functionxxxxx
Multichannel color managementxxxxx
Measurement data correction and profiler improvements such as enhanced black point options, different dE calculation methods, profile size selections, etcxxxxx

New modules*:

  • Access Control Module: for detailed management of user rights
  • Multichannel PSD Module: supports new file formats and color modes
Improved gamut mapping for smoother gradients, more sturated colors and higher contrast xxxx
Improved print quality through new screening method: Error diffusion xxxx
Easy sharing of jobs between different printers: job send to function xxxx
Extended profiler settings and new multicolor modes for better untilization of the printer's gamut as well as the intelligent use of gamut enhancing colors xxxx
Rapid Spectro Cube: measuring technology for non-paper substrates xxxx
Tailor-made software solutions for industrial application areas: Ceramics, Décor, Textile and Packaging xxxx

New modules*:

  • Job Backup Module: saves all relevant data and settings on a job level
  • Channel Redirection Module: allows to send print data flexible to different printheads
  • Fingerprint Module: enables the creation of a digital reference of a physical production
  • Out of Gamut Module: shows expected color deviations in form of a heatmap for quick and easy assessment
  • Digital Front End Profiler Module: includes the linearization into the ICC profile for use in 3rd party applications
Software licensing for quick and easy logistics – no need to work with a physical dongle anymore  xxx
Subscription pricing for industrial products: always-up-to-date software with predictable costs  xxx
Extended InkSaver options for even greater savings  xxx
Updated user interface, thoroughly revised in terms of responsiveness, simplified handling, clearer dialogs and general look and feel trough modernized UI elements  xxx
PANTONE® and freieFarbe support: preinstalled libraries for use with our Color Replacement Module  xxx
Numerous new functions for the linearization and profiling wizard in order to deliver better results on inhomogeneous surfaces and for multicolor usage, as well as provide extended control over used inks and gray/black generation  xxx
Automatic white generation when printing on dark substrates, e.g. a black shirt  xxx

New modules*:

  • Spectral Spot Module: work with spectral spot color definitions (CxF/4) and access your PantoneLIVE® account directly from Productionserver
  • Retouch Module: last-minute Photoshop corrections directly on the print files, without changing the original data. Color correct preview even for multichannel files
  • Rest API Module: a web-based interface with which the Productionserver can be controlled remotely – the most advanced way to automate your workflow
  • Color Correction Loop Module: iterative and automated color corrections on a job level
Extended Unicode support: No more limits on naming conventions, characters, and languages   xx
Full automated printer calibration, characterization, reference generation and re-run setup including necessary color corrections**   xx
Texture Printing: produce tactile printouts the way you want it. Import a file with gloss and/or height information and set up slicing, used inks and printer specific options quick and easily**   xx
Rapid Spectro Cube LED: Reengineered for better handling and more flexible use, and all-around renewed lighting technology for even more accurate and consistent color capturing   xx
Various improved Modules, e.g. Fingerprint support for light colors, full gamut option for profiler, improved System Backup, more flexible and user friendly generation of retouch files, Color Correction Loop for design series and many more   xx
Enhanced preview when working with transparencies, colored substrates and XClr color modes   xx
Completely revised MIM management: easy addition of relevant information, new file format, easier import and export, better overview    x
Subscription Pricing for all software products    x
2.5D basic technology    x
Extension of the REST API Module: Support of droplet separation curves, Color Correction Loop Module and Proofgate    x
Enhancement of the Cost Calculation Module: The media type "Item" can be used to generate cost reports on unit costs    x
New channel preview: Showing the different separations, for example to check white generation    x
Job positioning in the media preview (v22.10): A new toolbar allows numerical positioning and scaling in the media preview. It is also possible to scale and position manually with the mouse.    x
Custom background color for media preview (v22.10): add a background color to your job to see how it will look like on a colored substrate    x
Custom targets: save your own targets for later use, easy access via pull-down menu    x
New feature in xClr Profiler: Process colors and gamut-enhancing colors can be combined manually or automatically, maximizing color gamut    x

*Can be purchased optionally
**Exact scope depends on used equipment
*** Better processing speed with Intel Alder Lake processors; 
PS 22 supports Adobe PDF Print Engine 5.7, 22.10 supports version 6.0