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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Enfocus Switch Integration

Integrate ZePrA’s features into Enfocus Switch workflows

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Spot Color Reporting

Verify spot color conversions with workflows before processing

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ZePrA 9 | New Features

ZePrA 9 includes powerful new color conversion and productivity features

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Improved Spot Color Iteration Wizard

Iterate spot colors much easier and faster

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New DeviceLink Iteration Wizard

Achieve the best possible color match by iterating DeviceLinks

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Improved Images and Vectors Conversion

Completely redesigned UI with additional new features

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Productivity Extensions for the Spot Color Report

Check multiple PDF and image files with all possible color configurations at once

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More specific Tone Value Corrections

Apply individual gradation curves to images and vectors

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Preserve White in Images and Vectors

Ensure preservation of 0% ink areas when printing with white ink on transparent or colored substrates

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Black Start for Spot Color Conversions

Improve the appearance of color conversions of light spot colors with a late black start

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User Interface Improvements

Dark mode for macOS and many other optimizations

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

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 will be opened up in Photoshop so that you do not need to leave Photoshop in order to get the best possible color converted images.

Overview

Technical  Features and requirements

ZePrA 9 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® 11 Big Sur
  • macOS® or macOS® Server Version 10.10 and higher
Windows®
  • 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

  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 and higher
  • Licensed version of ZePrA 9 (and higher)
  • For using the Photoshop extension locally, ZePrA must be installed on the same computer as Photoshop
  • The client-server connection of the extension requires a corresponding license (included in ZePrA XL and XXL, version 9 and higher, or available as an add-on)

Supported File Types

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

Enfocus Switch Partner

Integrate ZePrA with Enfocus Switch for optimal color conversions for production.

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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

ColorLogic software is flexible to adapt ever changing profiling needs. 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

Keep Applications up-to-date

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 major software version, all users with a current SMA are eligible to receive a new license free of charge.

WHY
PURCHASE?

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 receiving the latest features and tools with every release.

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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.

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