Package Central software for Adobe InDesign released

Toronto-based Zevrix Solutions has announced that Package Central for Adobe InDesign is now available on the new and improved Adobe Exchange. Originally developed for a major publisher in the U.S., the software automates InDesign packaging by processing files from watched hot folders. Package Central software automatically collects InDesign files from hot folders on a central system, leaving operator workstations free from the document packaging process. Adobe Exchange provides a new way to search, discover, and install plug-ins, extensions and other content for Creative Cloud products. As a unified destination that brings third-party integrations with Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud under a single umbrella, Adobe Exchange makes it easier for customers to discover and install integrations that expand and enhance what they can achieve on Adobe’s Clouds. Using Package Central workflow, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply submit files to hot folders that reside on a network. The software then automatically collects InDesign files, along with their fonts and links, using workflow settings assigned to each hot folder. Package Central performs all its tasks automatically on a dedicated Mac workstation and can run unattended. It offers can:

  • Automatically collect InDesign files from watched hot folders
  • Create hot folders for various packaging workflows
  • Create PDF and IDML files automatically
  • Send automatic e-mail notifications of process stages and errors
  • Create variable folder names
  • Serve unlimited users on a network
  • Update modified links automatically and check for errors
  • Create detailed processing logs

Zevrix Solutions provides automation and productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite software, graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. The company helps printers and design professionals to achieve more with less resources by automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space, cutting production costs, and achieving much more with a smaller work force.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.