ColorGATE RIP software solutions are characterized by their modular architecture, which allows nearly unlimited possible applications and extensions. With Productionserver, as well as with Filmgate and Proofgate, ColorGATE offers nuanced solutions for each application, production technology and environment with the following features: High-quality components, Optimal color reproduction, Consistency of reproduction at any time, Maximum productivity, Intuitive control concept and user interface. ColorGATE utilizes the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) by default – the market-leading RIP engine for a fast image processing of complex graphics without any surprises. Every ColorGATE RIP software solution can be configured freely corresponding to your individual requirements.
For more than 20 years, ColorGATE’s color competence has been supporting the graphic arts industry with its printing equipment manufacturers as well as producers, operators and technology users for Sign & Display, decor, ceramic, textile and packaging. The market for large format printing with its applications in LFP and Wide Format also benefits from ColorGATE’s solution competence on the way from analogue to digital printing and into the future of Print 4.0.
ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH is managed by co-founder Thomas Kirschner as CEO since 1997 and is an independent subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd. since 2018.
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The name RIP Software Extensions is used as a generic term for all extensions. RIP Software Extensions contain a variety of perfectly matched functions and modules and expand the capabilities of the RIP software in the areas of output management, job management, color management and workflow management for different application areas. Some modules/ functions are already included into the different RIP software products and other solutions need to be purchased separately.
Output Management Extensions allow an optimal configuration for any production environment and printer number. This extension category contains all output-device-related RIP Software Extensions.
Color Management Extensions simplify and improve color management, color and spot color replacement and ensure a consistence and reproducibility at any time color.
Job Management Extensions allow a quick and easy processing of print jobs: Optimized print job processing, splitting of large print jobs, quick production and processing of 1-Bit TIFF files, to avoid procedural errors, etc.
Workflow Management Extensions simplify production workflows or provide a transparent overview of the costs for print jobs.
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Find here our list of drivers for printers, cutting- and color measurement devices supported by ColorGATE.Supported Devices
Find here more information about the process of Digital- and Conventional Printing and Prepress.Commercial Printing