Output Factory for InDesign Improves File Naming, Layer Versioning

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 2.2.7, a maintenance update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign and offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, custom scripts integration and more. The new version allows users to use specific text from InDesign layout in the variable names of output files when exporting combinations of InDesign layers as separate documents.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 2.2.7, a maintenance update to company’s output automation plug-in for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 5 of 5 stars by InDesign Magazine, Output Factory automates and simplifies workflows of printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide by helping eliminate repetitive tasks through batch processing with time-saving output options.

The new version further improves the advanced file naming feature that allows users to insert text from specific InDesign frames into the names of final output files. Now users can combine this powerful option with the layer versioning engine which enables designers to export combinations of InDesign layers as separate files. Output Factory will automatically ensure that the output file name contains text from the tagged InDesign frame located on the version layer associated with the output document.

“Using Output Factory is straightforward. You determine your settings and sit back while Output Factory does all the heavy lifting. The time savings are huge,” writes Jamie McKee in a 5-star review in InDesign Magazine. “If you find yourself repeatedly exporting InDesign files in various formats, you owe it to yourself to install the free trial and see just how much time you’ll save using Output Factory.”

Output Factory supports printing as well as exporting to PDF, PostScript, EPS, Flash, IDML, EPUB and several image formats. It offers the following key features:

Batch processing of InDesign files
-Output each page as a single document
-Output files to multiple formats with one click
Variable output file names
-Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files
-Preflight InDesign documents on the fly
-Split InDesign files into single pages
-Preflight final PDF files

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Lite version $119.95), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for the users of Output Factory 2.x, and $84.97 to upgrade from Output Factory 1.x and BatchOutput. Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.13 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2018.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF workflows, graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

InPreflight for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2018

Zevrix Solutions announces InPreflight Pro 2.11.28, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. Described as “delightfully simple to use” by Macworld magazine, InPreflight is an all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, automatically collect multiple files for output and ship them to final destination. The new version makes InPreflight compatible with the 2018 release of InDesign CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of InPreflight Pro 2.11.28, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. InPreflight is a powerful all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, collect them for output and ship to final destination. InPreflight helps graphics and print professionals prevent costly mistakes by uncovering hidden problems, save disk space through smart batch-packaging and reduce production time and costs.

The new version makes InPreflight compatible with the recently announced 2018 release of InDesign CC, featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to InPreflight users. The same version of InPreflight can be used with any version of InDesign from CS3 and later.

“InPreflight is very simple, it provides excellent display of document’s elements with full control over preflighting and file collection,” says Michael Anikst of Anikst Design in London, UK. “I am designing very big books on art, and InPreflight lets me keep all my documents in perfect order.”

InPreflight Pro provides a robust, affordable, reliable and easy-to-use solution for printers, service providers, ad agencies and publishing houses. It offers the following key features:

Batch-packaging:
Package multiple InDesign documents automatically.
-Collect all shared links into one folder, saving gigabytes of disk space and hours of production time.

Quality control:
-Quickly check InDesign fonts, colors and links for common errors.
-Create preflight presets for different projects.
-Uncover hidden issues such as image compression, embedded fonts and illegal link locations.

Graphic preflight reports:
Print graphic reports and save them as PDF.
-Detailed paragraph styles report for typography professionals.

Pricing and Availability:
InPreflight Pro can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$99.95 (Studio version: $39.95), as well as from authorized resellers. Trial version is available for download. Update is free for licensed users of version 2, and $50 from earlier versions. InPreflight requires macOS 10.7-10.13 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2018.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals achieve more while doing less through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2018

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 2.2.1, a compatibility update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and post-processing from InDesign and offers batch processing, export as single pages, variable file names, layer versioning, preflighting, detailed history and more. The new version makes Output Factory compatible with the recently released InDesign CC 2018 and improves the reliability of multi-format workflow output.

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 2.2.1, a compatibility update to company’s solution to automate printing, exporting and preflighting from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates and simplifies workflows of printers, prepress bureaus, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide by offering batch processing with powerful and time-saving output options.

The new version makes Output Factory compatible with the recently released InDesign CC 2018 and is offered free of charge to licensed users. The same version of Output Factory can be used with any version of InDesign from CS5 and later. The update also addresses an issue in which Output Factory could stall when running sequences of multi-format output workflows.

“When every second counts Output Factory is a life saver!” says Glen Saville of Glen Saville Design studio, Hornchurch, UK. “It’s a sublime beast that saves a lot of time. I just drag my files into the job list, set them up as I want and then sit back and watch the computer do its stuff.”

Output Factory supports printing as well as exporting to PDF, PostScript, EPS, Flash, IDML, EPUB and several image formats. It offers the following key features:

Batch printing and exporting of InDesign files
-Output as single pages
-Create custom workflows for different job targets
-Output files to multiple formats with one click
Variable output file names
-Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files
-Preflight InDesign documents and skip the ones with errors
-Split InDesign files into single pages
Preflight final PDF files
-Keep track of jobs, output files and errors

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Lite version $119.95), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for the users of Output Factory 2.x, and $84.97 to upgrade from BatchOutput and Output Factory 1.x. Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.13 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2018.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF workflows, graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

Zevrix Unveils LinkOptimizer 5 Public Beta for Adobe InDesign

Zevrix Solutions announces the public beta release of LinkOptimizer 5, a major upgrade to company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer lets users reduce the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data, perform essential image adjustments and convert colors and file formats. The new version introduces batch processing of multiple InDesign files, support for InDesign books, as well as numerous improvements of user interface, stability and performance.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the public beta release of LinkOptimizer 5, a pre-release version of a major upgrade to company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks allowing users to significantly reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and reduce production costs.

The new version adds a the ability to process multiple InDesign documents with a single click – a major productivity enhancement for publishers, graphic designers and print professionals. The upgrade also adds support for InDesign books and introduces numerous improvements in user interface, stability, memory management and performance. The beta program is open to all willing to participate. Beta testers who provide valuable feedback will get a discount on their purchase of LinkOptimizer 5.

“LinkOptimizer makes me extremely happy”, says Nynke Tiekstra, the owner of design studio ColtsfootMedia in Friesland, Netherlands. “It converted 10000 images in a 1800 pages project saving us at least 40 hours work, and it proved to be 100% accurate.”

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign,
-change resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB images to CMYK with specific ICC profile,
-resave JPEG images as PSD,
-run a Photoshop Action on each image.

As a result, users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer 5 public beta can be downloaded from Zevrix website. Qualified beta testers will receive a discount on LinkOptimizer 5 (upgrade or new license). Detailed info is included with the beta download. The current stable release, LinkOptimizer 4, can be purchased for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95). Trial is also available for download. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.11 and Adobe InDesign and Photoshop CS3-CC 2015.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

Package Central for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Exchange Email Servers

Zevrix Solutions announces Package Central 1.9.8, a maintenance update to its solution to automatically collect Adobe InDesign documents from watched hot folders. Package Central automatically packages InDesign files along with their fonts and links and offers customizable workflows, variable folder names, email notifications, preflighting and more. The new version lets users send automatic email notifications via Microsoft Exchange SMTP servers, and addresses several email processing issues.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces Package Central 1.9.8, a maintenance update to its automated solution to collect Adobe InDesign documents. Originally developed for a major publisher in the United States, the software automates InDesign packaging by processing files from watched hot folders.

The new version lets users send Package Central’s email notifications via Microsoft Exchange SMTP servers. This ability is especially useful in corporate environments where email servers are set up to not allow authentication over a plaintext connection. The update also improves the reliability of email transfer, addresses a crash that could be caused by a missing SMTP password, and introduces several UI improvements and bug fixes.

Under Package Central workflow, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply submit InDesign files to watched hot folders that reside on a network. The software offloads document collection to a central system thus freeing user’s time for important tasks such as design and layout. Operator workstations will never again be tied up by the packaging process.

Package Central performs all its tasks automatically on a dedicated machine and can run absolutely unattended. The app offers the following key features and benefits:

Package InDesign files from watched hot folders
-Create hot folders for various collection settings
-Create PDF and IDML files on the fly
Variable email notifications on process stages and errors
-Variable package folder names
Update modified links automatically
-Detailed processing logs
-Maintain a single set of settings for entire workgroup

Pricing and Availability:
Package Central can be purchased for $149.95 from Zevrix website, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. Package Central requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.11 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2015.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, graphic file diagnostics and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals increase their profits through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

InPreflight Pro for InDesign Is Now Available for Sale on MacUpdate

Zevrix Solutions announces that InPreflight Pro, its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available for direct purchase on MacUpdate under its Enhanced Product Pages program. Described as “delightfully simple to use” by Macworld magazine, InPreflight is an all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, automatically collect multiple files for output and ship them to final destination. Users can now buy the app directly from its existing MacUpdate listing.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces that InPreflight Pro, its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available for direct purchase on MacUpdate under its Enhanced Product Pages program. InPreflight is a powerful all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, collect them for output and ship to final destination.

The new Enhanced Product Pages Program creates an easy way for MacUpdate members to purchase InPreflight Pro in just one click directly from its existing MacUpdate listing. MacUpdate began in 1996 as a forum for Mac enthusiasts to discuss and track Mac software updates and releases. Now, over a million users discover, discuss, try and purchase over 40,000 apps from over 6,000 developers.

“InPreflight provides excellent display of document’s elements with full control over preflighting and file collection,” says Michael Anikst of Anikst Design in London, UK. “I am designing very big books on art, and InPreflight lets me keep all my documents in perfect order.”

InPreflight Pro provides a complete document preparation solution for printers, prepress shops, ad agencies and publishing houses. The software can package multiple InDesign jobs automatically with the option to collect all files into one folder. It eliminates the need to collect the same links multiple times for each design saving users gigabytes of disk space and hours of production time. In addition, the collected jobs can be sent automatically over the Internet and locally.

As a quality control tool, InPreflight quickly checks InDesign documents for common problems, as well as for hidden issues such as TIFF and EPS compression, embedded fonts and illegal link locations.

Pricing and Availability:
InPreflight Pro can be purchased from MacUpdate.com for US$99.95, as well as from Zevrix website and authorized resellers. Trial version is available for download. InPreflight requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.11 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2015.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals achieve more while doing less through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com

LinkOptimizer Light for Adobe InDesign Is Available on InkyDeals Bundle

Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer Light, its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is available on InkyDeals – a discount website for designers and creative professionals – as part of its Ultimate Mac Bundle. LinkOptimizer lets users reduce InDesign link size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data, converting colors and performing essential image adjustments. As a result users can accelerate document output, save disk space and reduce production time.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer Light, its popular workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available on InkyDeals as part of its Ultimate Mac Bundle. Awarded 4 out of 5 starts by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks allowing to significantly reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and reduce production costs.

InkyDeals is a discount website dedicated to offering designers, programmers and creative professionals best deals and design bundles at exclusive prices. Their new software bundle offers 11 premium Mac apps at a low price of $39 thus lettings users save over $500. In addition to LinkOptimizer Light the bundle includes FilePane, Chrono Plus, ArtOptimizer and other productivity tools for Mac OS.

“LinkOptimizer is the one product no creative studio can live without,” says Wayne Guy from Edge Graphics studio in Lake Balboa, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing… If you’re a designer or production artist, you need this.”

LinkOptimizer Light works automatically with Adobe Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links and perform essential image adjustments. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign,
-change their resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB images to CMYK,
-apply a sharpening filter,
-delete hidden layers.

At the end of processing, LinkOptimizer reimports images to InDesign at 100% in their precise position. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer Light can be purchased on InkyDeals.com as part of the Ultimate Mac Bundle at $39 (full price $179.95). InkyDeals customers can upgrade to full version of LinkOptimizer at $60 (full price $259.95). Trial is also available for download. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.11 and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop CS3-CC 2015.5.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, as well as Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals achieve more while doing less through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607
media@zevrix.com
http://www.zevrix.com