Automate Color Workflow

ZePrA Smart Color Server is a full-featured color server that optimizes PDF printing data and image files via DeviceLink profiles. Its easy-to-use interface simplifies the process of custom color conversions with SmartLink and seamlessly integrates into existing workflows for immediate results.

Highlights

Key Features

Our high quality color conversion and optimization of CMYK, RGB, Grayscale, Multicolor and ECG printing data is achieved through DeviceLink profiles built on-the-fly, as well as intelligent PDF processing. Our sophisticated spot color rendering uses state-of-the-art spectral color prediction technology, supports CxF/X-4, and allows production of proofs with high color accuracy.

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Wizard Driven

Create workflows with the Auto Setup Wizard to automate color management tasks quickly

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PantoneLIVE® Integration

Access all PantoneLIVE libraries within the Spot Color Module

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Transparency Flattening

Flatten PDF files on-the-fly for color conversion

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Cloud Functionality

Easily share spot color libraries and profiles utilizing cloud services

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Ink Saving and TAC Reduction

Create SaveInk and TAC reduction workflows with a few short clicks

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Spot Color Iteration

Iterate spot colors for more accurate conversions

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Workflow Integration

Integrate ZePrA’s features into Enfocus Switch or HYBRID CLOUDFLOW

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Spot Color Reporting

Verify spot color conversions with workflows before processing

Get the Latest Version

ZePrA 12 | New Features

Enhance your productivity with the new features

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Extended Document Color Space

Support for CMY profiles as Document Color Space

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New SmartLink features

New SmartLink presets for 1CLR to 3CLR profiles

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Improved CIE Conversion

Viewing Condition is applied to all relevant settings in configurations

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Improved Command Line Interface

New Spot Color Report command for the CLI

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New spot color conversion option

Prevent the use of more than one gamut extending color

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New deltaE column

DeltaE display for custom spot color rules in the Spot Colors tab

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New productivity features

Converted files can now be accessed directly from the Overview

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More convenient export of configurations

Configurations can now be exported from within the Overview

See What’s new in ZePrA? for a detailed description of all new features.

New Features Overview

Extend ZePrA with Photoshop Extensions

Introducing Push-2-ZePrA

Push-2-ZePrA is an Adobe Photoshop extension that allows color converting an image file selected in Photoshop with ColorLogic’s color server ZePrA from Photoshop.

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Convert PSD files using DeviceLinks

Depending on the color server settings high quality color conversions with DeviceLink profiles will be performed leading to better color rendering of images than typical color conversion with Photoshop.

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Never leave Photoshop

The converted file opens in Photoshop so that you do not need to leave the application in order to get the best possible color converted images. 

Technical Features and Requirements

ZePrA makes it easy to set up several workflows for your day-to-day production tasks and supports all the latest PDF standards.

System Requirements

macOS®

  • macOS® 14 Sonoma
  • macOS® or macOS® Server Version 10.15 and higher
  • ColorAnt, CoPrA and ZePrA run on Apple M1 chip systems

Windows®

  • Microsoft® Windows® 11
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10
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Specifics

macOS®

  • CoPrA, ColorAnt, Measure Tool and ZePrA run in 64-bit mode

Windows®

  • CoPrA, ColorAnt, Measure Tool and ZePrA run in 64-bit mode

Recommended Hardware

  • Minimum Dual Core Processor (Quad Core or more recommended)
  • Minimum 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
  • Minimum 1280 × 1024 resolution (or higher) recommended
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Push-2-ZePrA Requirements

  • macOS 10.15 and higher
  • Windows 10 and higher
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2021 and higher.
  • ZePrA 11

Supported File Types

  • PDF 1.3 – 2.0
  • PDF/X (X-1a, X-3, X-4, X-5n, X-6)
  • TIFF
  • PSD/PSB
  • JPEG

HYBRID CLOUDFLOW Integration

Integrate ZePrA with the ZePrA Connector in HYBRID CLOUDFLOW

Enfocus Switch Integration

Integrate ZePrA with the ZePrA Configurator/App in Enfocus SWITCH

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What's Included?

  • ZePrA L package and above include CoPrA SP
  • Hardware key (dongle) or Computer based licensing.

ZePrA – Standard Packages

ColorLogic software is flexible and customizable to adapt ever changing production needs. If required, ZePrA can be selectively expanded with the required functionalities, e.g. with multicolor options, extended spot color conversion or SaveInk options.

ZePrA Add-On Modules and Requirements

All packages are flexible and customizable. ZePrA’s advanced features can be added as production needs change.

Smartlink

Create DeviceLinks on-the-fly

SaveInk Add-On for Smartlink

Create SaveInk DeviceLinks on-the-fly

Multithreading

Take advantage of multicore proccessing power in ZePrA

Gradation

Create and apply gradation curves

Multicolor

Enables Multicolor support for ZePrA and CoPrA

Advanced Spot Color

PantoneLIVE®* support, spot color iteration, advanced conversion of spot colors with spot color libraries and best color accuracy

*Requires PantoneLIVE® Production License

What is a Software Maintenance Agreement?

Keep Applications Up-to-Date

The SMA is a paid annual plan which provides an upgrade to the latest version of the application at no additional charge to the end user.

Major Upgrades Included

Anytime ColorLogic releases a new major version, a license is automatically sent to all users with a valid SMA.

Why Purchase a SMA?

ColorLogic highly encourages the add-on of the Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA) to the purchase of ColorAnt, CoPrA, or ZePrA to keep all applications up-to-date.

Purchasing Process

Contact a ColorLogic representative about purchasing an SMA and take advantage of this hassle-free way of receiving the latest features and tools with every release.

Contact a ColorLogic Dealer in your region.

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We are an award-winning, global company committed to providing our customers and partners the most advanced color management software and technology.

ColorLogic GmbH
Landersumer Weg 40
D-48431 Rheine
Phone: +49 (0)5971 401016-0
Fax: +49 (0)5971 401016-6
E-Mail: info@colorlogic.de
HRB 4846, AG Steinfurt
USt.-IdNr. DE 813 427 221

Business Administration:
Christopher Graf​

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