Solimar Print Director Enterprise 9.0 adds major updates and new functionality

Solimar Systems (San Diego, California) has released its Solimar Print Director Enterprise (SPDE) Version 9.0, featuring powerful new PDF optimization and secure-printing capabilities. SPDE is a flexible enterprise output management system with extensive connectivity, data-stream conversion and workflow automation capabilities for high-volume, variable-data printing. The new highlights of the software include:
• ReadyPDF optimization and pre-press module
• Dispatcher Command-line Interface
• Task Scheduling features
• Regular Expression support
• IPP Input and Output modules for secure IPP-based printing
• Windows Server 2019 support

The ReadyPDF module delivers “critical” resource and content optimization capability for high-volume printing and e-delivery, including variable marketing and transactional workflows, said the company. ReadyPDF functionality includes font embedding, substitution and consolidation, colour conversion, transparency flattening, image down-sampling and much more.

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“In working closely with our clients, our Customer Advisory Council and our strategic partners, our team recognized a market need for an advanced PDF tool that would actually correct issues that hinder production print and e-delivery workflow processes,” said Mary Ann Rowan, Chief Experience Officer st Solimar Systems. “We’re excited about early results from this capability in SPDE 9.0, and look forward to being able to leverage this technology to help clients accelerate their transition to inkjet printing as well as their everyday operations.” SPDE 9.0 is currently available for download free of charge to clients on active maintenance contracts.



Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.