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.

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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

ArtOptimizer for Adobe Illustrator Is Available on InkyDeals Bundle

Zevrix Solutions announces that ArtOptimizer for Adobe Illustrator is now available on InkyDeals, a discount website for designers and creative professionals, as part of its Ultimate Mac Bundle. The bundle lets users get 11 Mac apps at a low price of $39. ArtOptimizer is a workflow automation solution that reduces the size of Illustrator links and performs essential image adjustments. The app lets users save gigabytes of disk space, speed up file output and cut costs through faster processing.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces that ArtOptimizer, its image workflow automation solution for Adobe Illustrator, is now available on InkyDeals as part of its Ultimate Mac Bundle. ArtOptimizer helps users eliminate the excess image data of Illustrator picture links according to the target resolution specified, and performs essential image adjustments such as color conversion and sharpening.

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 ArtOptimizer the bundle includes FilePane, Chrono Plus, VideoGet and other productivity tools for Mac OS.

ArtOptimizer is a powerful automation solution for Illustrator users of any trade, whether it’s print, web or publishing on mobile devices. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

-scale images in Photoshop to match their dimensions in Illustrator,
-change their resolution to 300 dpi,
convert all RGB images to CMYK,
-merge layers or delete hidden ones,
-run a Photoshop Action on each image.

In the end of the processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator 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:
ArtOptimizer can be purchased on InkyDeals.com as part of the Ultimate Mac Bundle at $39 (full price $119.95). Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.5-10.11 and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop 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, 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

Package Central 1.9.7 for Adobe InDesign Improves Email Reliability

Zevrix Solutions announces Package Central 1.9.7, a maintenance update to its document packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Package Central processes InDesign files from watched hot folders and offers customizable workflows, variable folder names, email notifications, automatic error handling, preflighting and other time saving features for workgroup environment. The new version addresses an issue which could prevent email and metadata settings from being saved in workflow presets.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces Package Central 1.9.7, a maintenance update to its file packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Originally developed for a major publisher in the United States, the software automates InDesign packaging by processing files from watched hot folders. Package Central offloads document collection to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the packaging process.

The new version addresses an issue that could prevent some email and XML metadata settings from being saved in workflow presets after quitting the app. Package Central lets users create multiple email templates to issue customized mail alerts in case of processing errors and preflight warnings, while XML variables allow to take advantage of InDesign file metadata in variable package folder names.

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 automatically collects the documents along with their fonts and links, 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 workstation and can run absolutely unattended. The app offers the following key features and benefits:

Collect InDesign files from watched hot folders
-Create hot folders for various packaging settings
Create PDF and IDML files on the fly
-Automatic 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

Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Now Supports InCopy Workflow

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.55, a feature update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign. The software offers an array of time saving options such batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, variable file names, multi-format output and much more. The new version now fully supports the editorial InCopy workflow by allowing to auto-update links in imported InCopy documents.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.55, a feature update to its solution to automate printing, exporting, preflighting and file delivery from Adobe InDesign. With Output Factory, printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide can automate and simplify their output workflow and easily repurpose InDesign files for the web and mobile devices.

The new version now fully supports the editorial InCopy workflow that lets writers, editors, and designers work simultaneously on the same InDesign document, without overwriting each other’s work. The update addresses an issue which prevented Output Factory from processing InDesign documents with modified links in imported InCopy files.

“Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I’ve encountered in years of print production,” says Mike Agate, Production Manager of Which?, Europe’s largest consumer rights organization. “With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over.”

Under the Output Factory workflow users only need to select InDesign files, adjust output settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

Batch output of InDesign files
-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, HTML and other formats
-Export as single pages
-Layer versioning: export layer combinations as single files
Variable output file names
-Output to several formats at once
-Automatic preflight

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $85. Output Factory 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 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

LinkOptimizer for InDesign Improves Sharpening Filter Application

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.62, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer lets users reduce the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data according to their final size and target resolution. The app can also perform essential image adjustments and convert colors and file formats. The new version improves the reliability of Photoshop sharpening filters application and addresses some image format conversion issues.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of LinkOptimizer 4.9.62, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer helps users automate complex repetitive image manipulation tasks and easily repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices with just a click of a button.

The new version addresses an issue in which the user defined automatic application of the Sharpen More filter in Photoshop could be omitted under certain condition. This issue didn’t affect the action of the Unsharp Mask and Sharpen commands. The update also improves the reliability of GIF image conversion and fixes some minor UI glitches.

“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 works automatically with Adobe Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats:

-Resize links to match their InDesign dimensions at a target resolution.
-Reduce link size by eliminating excess image data.
Convert image colors and apply ICC profile.
-Convert image formats.
Merge layers and delete hidden ones.
-Run a Photoshop Action on each image.
-Optimize files for web and mobile devices.

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

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 4.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.11 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop 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, 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

Output Factory for InDesign Adds New Variable File Name Options

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.54, a feature update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign. The software offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning and much more. The new version adds an option to ignore hidden layers when using the script label feature which lets users insert contents of selected text frames in InDesign document into variable output file names.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.54, a feature update to its solution to automate printing, exporting, preflighting and file delivery from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory lets printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide automate and simplify their output workflow and easily repurpose InDesign files for the web and mobile devices.

“When every second counts Output Factory is a life saver!” says Glen Saville of eponymous design studio in 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.”

The new version improves the script label feature which gives users an easy way to insert text from specific frames in InDesign document directly into variable output file names. The new update adds an option to ignore script labels on hidden layers thus allowing users to assign identical labels across multiple layers in InDesign. This feature is especially useful for automated output of multi-lingual documents as well as the projects that contain separate versions for different distribution zones.

With Output Factory users only need to select InDesign files, adjust workflow settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

Batch output of InDesign files
-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, HTML and other formats
-Export as single pages
-Layer versioning
-Output to several formats at once
-Variable output file names
-Automatic preflight

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $85. Output Factory 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 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

Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign Now Supports InCopy Workflow

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory Server 1.2.14, a feature update to its output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. The software offers layer versioning, preflighting, variable file name, export as single pages and other powerful features. The new version now fully supports the editorial InCopy workflow by allowing to auto-update links in imported InCopy documents.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory Server 1.2.14, a feature update to its solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing from Adobe InDesign. Developed originally for a major magazine publisher in the United States to free up their operator computers from outputting InDesign files, the software automates InDesign workflow by processing files from watched hot folders.

The new version now fully supports the editorial InCopy workflow that lets writers, editors, and designers work simultaneously on the same InDesign document, without overwriting each other’s work. The update addresses an issue which prevented from processing InDesign documents with modified links in imported InCopy files.

“Output Factory Server is an extremely useful utility for a busy production facility or advertising agency”, writes David Creamer in Layers magazine, “It can save lots of time – which equates to money.”

Under the Output Factory Server workflow, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply copy InDesign jobs to hot folders that reside on a network. Users can create hot folders for different output targets such as hi-res PDF, large format printing, Flash files and so on. The software offers the following key features:

Print and export InDesign files automatically from hot folders
-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, TIFF, EPUB and other formats
Automatic email notifications
Export InDesign files as single pages
-Layer versioning
-Variable output file names
-Preflight files before output
-Serve unlimited users on a network

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory Server can be purchased from Zevrix web site for US$699.95, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput Server users can upgrade for $350. Output Factory Server runs on Mac OS X 10.7-10.11 and works with Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2015.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, file delivery 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 for Adobe InDesign Improves Processing of Duplicate Images

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.57, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows users to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by automatically eliminating excess image data, performing essential image adjustments and converting colors and file formats. The new version improves the processing of images placed in InDesign document multiple times, and introduces other performance and stability improvements.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of LinkOptimizer 4.9.57, a maintenance update to its popular workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks helping users reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and production costs, and repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices.

The new version addresses an issue in which an error could occur when processing images linked to InDesign document multiple times if a certain sort order was applied to image list before processing. The update also improves handling of certain Photoshop errors, as well as processing of images whose file extension doesn’t match the actual image format.

“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 works automatically with Adobe Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats:

Resize links to match their InDesign dimensions at a target resolution.
-Reduce link size by eliminating excess image data.
Convert colors and apply ICC profile.
-Convert image formats.
-Merge layers and delete hidden ones.
-Run a Photoshop Action on each image.
-Optimize files for web and mobile devices.

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

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 4.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.11 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop 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, 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

Output Factory for InDesign Now Can Resolve File Aliases Automatically

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.48, a feature update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting, preflighting and file delivery from InDesign. The software offers batch processing, export as single pages, variable file names, layer versioning, PDF preflight and more. The new version can resolve InDesign file aliases internally, which lets users add symbolic links instead of the original files directly to the app’s queue.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.48, a feature update to its solution to automate printing, exporting and preflighting from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory lets printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide automate and simplify their output workflow and easily repurpose InDesign files for the web and mobile devices.

The new version adds the ability to resolve InDesign file aliases internally, which allows users to add symbolic links directly to the app’s queue instead of the original files. This feature is especially useful when users prefer to gather file aliases from InDesign documents in different folders in one place in order to add them all at once to the Output Factory’s queue without the need to make physical copies.

“Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I’ve encountered in years of print production,” says Mike Agate, Production Manager of Which?, Europe’s largest consumer rights organization. “With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over.”

With Output Factory users only need to select InDesign files, adjust workflow settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

-Output multiple InDesign files with a single click
-Supports print, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, HTML and other formats
-Export as single pages
Layer versioning
-Output to several formats at once
-Variable output file names
-Automatic preflight
-Detailed output history

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $85. Output Factory requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.11 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2015.

About Zevrix Solutions
Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF 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

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Is Now Available for Sale on MacUpdate

Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer, its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available for direct purchase on MacUpdate under its Enhanced Product Pages program. LinkOptimizer helps users reduce the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data, convert image colors, formats and more. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate output, reduce production time and costs, and effortlessly repurpose InDesign jobs for web and mobile devices.

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Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces that LinkOptimizer, its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is now available for direct purchase on MacUpdate full time through its Enhanced Product Pages program. LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks helping users reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and production costs, and repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices.

“This is the best extension I ever purchased for any design app,” says Wayne Guy of Edge Graphics in Van Nuys, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing. Worth every penny… It’s a must have tool for a designer who works with image rich inDesign files such as catalogs or magazines.”

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. The new Enhanced Product Pages Program creates an easy way for MacUpdate members to purchase LinkOptimizer in just one click directly from its existing MacUpdate listing.

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Adobe Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats. The software offers the following main features:

Resize links to match their InDesign dimensions at a target resolution.
-Reduce link size by eliminating excess image data.
Convert colors and apply ICC profile.
-Merge layers and delete hidden ones.
-Convert image formats.
-Optimize files for web and mobile devices.
-Run a Photoshop Action on each image.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from MacUpdate 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 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

ArtOptimizer for Adobe Illustrator Now Supports Creative Cloud 2015

Zevrix Solutions announces ArtOptimizer 2.7.7, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe Illustrator. ArtOptimizer allows to reduce Illustrator link size and speed up processing by automatically eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments. The software lets users save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate file output and cut costs through faster processing. The new version makes ArtOptimizer compatible with the 2015 release of Illustrator CC.

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Toronto (ON), Canada (August 9, 2015) — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of ArtOptimizer 2.7.7, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe Illustrator. The only tool of its kind on the market, ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of picture links and performs essential image adjustments, thereby helping users save disk space, accelerate document output and cut overall production costs.

The new version makes ArtOptimizer compatible with the recently announced 2015 release of Illustrator CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to the licensed ArtOptimizer users. The same version of ArtOptimizer can be used with any version of Illustrator from CS3 and later.

ArtOptimizer is a powerful automation solution for users of any trade, whether it’s print, prepress, web design or publishing on mobile devices. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

scale image links in Photoshop to match their dimensions in Illustrator,
-change image resolution to 300 dpi,
convert RGB files to CMYK,
-apply sharpening filters,
merge layers or delete hidden ones,
-run a Photoshop Action on each image.

In the end of the processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator 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 printing and exporting to PDF, speed up file transfer to service providers, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
ArtOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix web site for US$119.95, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.5-10.10 and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop 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, 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

Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2015

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.30, a compatibility update to its 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 2015 release of InDesign CC, featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.30, a compatibility update to its professional solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing 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 announced 2015 release of InDesign CC, featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to Output Factory users. The same version of Output Factory can be used with any version of InDesign from CS3 and later.

“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, INX, IDML, EPUB, INDD 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 PDFs
-Keep track of jobs, output files and errors

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $119.95), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $84.97. Output Factory requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2015.

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

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2015

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.45, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data. The software also performs image adjustments, converts file formats and helps repurpose InDesign files for web and mobile devices. The new version makes LinkOptimizer compatible with the 2015 release of InDesign CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Toronto (ON), Canada (June 23, 2015) — Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.45, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks and allows to significantly reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and reduce production costs.

The new version makes LinkOptimizer compatible with the recently announced 2015 release of InDesign CC, featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The update is offered free of charge to LinkOptimizer users. The same version of LinkOptimizer can be used with any version of InDesign and Photoshop from CS3 and later.

“This is the best extension I ever purchased for any design app,” says Wayne Guy of Edge Graphics in Van Nuys, California. “It saves hours of time, tediously replacing linked images, resizing, batch processing. Worth every penny… It’s a must have tool for a designer who works with large inDesign files with lots of images, like catalogs or magazines.”

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 their resolution to 300 dpi
Convert RGB images to CMYK
-Resave JPEG files as TIFF
-Run a Photoshop Action on each image.

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, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

Pricing and Availability:
LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 4.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 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

LinkOptimizer 4.9.36 for Adobe InDesign Improves Photoshop Processing

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.36, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer allows users to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by automatically eliminating excess image data, performing essential image adjustments and converting file formats. The new version improves the reliability of Photoshop image processing and addresses some issues related to settings presets management.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada (April 27, 2015) — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of LinkOptimizer 4.9.36, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars 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.

The new version offers the following fixes an improvements:
-Fixed an issue in which InDesign links could not be resized when Photoshop opened files from its autorecovery folder on launch.
-Improved reliability of settings presets management.
-Fixed an error that could occur when selecting a settings preset under certain conditions.
-Improved memory management and other minor fixes.

“LinkOptimizer makes cutting huge linked images down to size a cinch,” reports Computer Arts. “For those wanting to quickly optimize their images and cut down on processing time, LinkOptimizer is a very smart choice.”

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 specific CMYK profile,
resave JPEG images as PSD,
-run a Photoshop Action on each image.

At the end of processing, LinkOptimizer will reimport images to InDesign at 100% in their precise position. 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 can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$259.95 (Light version: $179.95) as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 4.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 and Adobe InDesign and Photoshop CS3-CC 2014.

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 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Zevrix Solutions announces Package Central 1.7.6, a compatibility update to its file packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Originally developed for a major publisher in the United States, the software automates InDesign document collection by processing files from hot folders. Package Central offloads file packaging to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the collection process. The new version adds support for the recently released Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

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Toronto (ON), Canada (March 31, 2015) — Zevrix Solutions today announces Package Central 1.7.6, a compatibility update to its document packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Originally developed for a major publisher in the United States, the software automates InDesign packaging by processing files from hot folders. Package Central offloads file packaging to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the document collection process.

The new version makes Package Central compatible with the recently released Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite and is offered as a free update to licensed users.

Under Package Central workflow, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply submit files to hot folders that reside on a network. The software automatically collects InDesign files along with their fonts and links, and will auto-activate document fonts as well. Operator workstations will never again be tied up by the packaging process.

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

-Automatically collect InDesign files from watched hot folders
-Create hot folders for various packaging settings
-Create PDF and INX/IDML files on the fly
Automatic e-mail notifications of process stages and errors
-Assign variable package folder names
Update modified links automatically
-XML metadata-based processing
-Detailed processing logs
-Easy to install and use

Pricing and Availability

Package Central can be purchased for $299.95 from Zevrix website, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. Package Central runs on Mac OS X 10.5-10.10 and works with Adobe InDesign CS4-CC 2014.

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

Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Improves Alternate Layouts Handling

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5.18, a maintenance update to its 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, output history and more. The new version addresses an issue in which a bug in InDesign installation could result in incorrect output results.

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Toronto (ON), Canada (March 27, 2015) — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5.18, a maintenance update to its solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing 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.

“Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I’ve encountered in years of print production,” says Mike Agate, Production Manager of Which?, Europe’s largest consumer rights organization. “Easily saves hours a week, producing bullet-proof documents over and over… With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over.”

The new version addresses a bug in InDesign installation that can prevent Output Factory from retrieving the list of document’s alternate layouts. This error could result in incorrect output page range, erroneous file names and other issues. Output Factory now informs the user about the installation error, its possible consequences and steps to take to resolve the problem.

With Output Factory users only need to select InDesign files, adjust workflow settings, and the software will do the rest automatically. Built-in preflighting ensures that no output errors will be left unnoticed. The program supports all popular output formats and offers the following key features:

Output multiple InDesign files with a single click
Export as single pages
-Output to several formats at once
-Output layer combinations as single files
-Update modified links automatically
-Variable output file names
-Preflight files before processing and skip errors
-Detailed output history

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $120, Server $700), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $84.97. Output Factory requires Mac OS X 10.6-10.10 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2014.

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 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Zevrix Solutions announces InPreflight Pro 2.11.13, 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 recently released Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

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Toronto (ON), Canada (December 10, 2014) — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of InPreflight 2.11.13, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. InPreflight is a powerful all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents, collect them for output and ship to final destination. InPreflight helps graphics and print professionals prevent costly mistakes by uncovering hidden problems, reduce production time and costs, as well as save disk space through smart batch-packaging.

The new version makes InPreflight Pro compatible with the recently released Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite and is offered as a free update to the licensed users. A number of user interface elements were updated to display properly across multiple OS X versions.

InPreflight Pro provides a complete document preparation solution for printers, prepress shops, ad agencies and publishing houses.

Batch-collect and job delivery:
InPreflight Pro 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.

Quality control:
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.

Graphic preflight reports:
Users can print graphic preflight reports and save them as PDF files. The reports can be set up interactively with the option to include a 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. The update is free for licensed users of version 2, and $50 from earlier versions. InPreflight is available for Mac OS X 10.5-10.10 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2014.

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 1.5 for Adobe InDesign Offers Core Engine Upgrade

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory 1.5, an important feature update to its professional solution to automate output from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates printing, exporting and post-processing from InDesign and offers batch output, export as single pages, variable file names, layer versioning and more. The new version introduces a major upgrade to the app’s core engine, enhanced Flash export options, improved handling of InDesign’s alternate layouts and numerous bug fixes.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada (May 27, 2014) — Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of Output Factory 1.5, an important feature update to its professional automation solution for printing, exporting and post-processing from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates and simplifies workflows of printers, prepress bureaus, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide by offering batch processing with time-saving and versatile output options.

The new version introduces a major upgrade to the software’s core engine, which improves its performance and stability and allows Output Factory to support Apple’s latest technologies and future system releases. In addition, the update lets users create presets for various Flash export settings, improves handling of InDesign’s alternate layouts and offers numerous bug fixes.

“Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I’ve encountered in ten years of print production,” says Mike Agate, Production Manager of Which?, Europe’s largest consumer rights organization. “With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over.”

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

Batch output of InDesign files
-Export as single pages
Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files
-Output InDesign documents to several formats at once
-Variable output file names
Preflight InDesign and final PDF files
-Update modified links automatically
-Detailed output history
-Send files to FTP, Amazon S3 and other servers

Pricing and Availability

Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95 (Light version $119.95), as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $84.97. Output Factory is available for Mac OS X 10.6-10.9 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC.

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 Announces Adobe Creative Cloud Compatibility of Its Products

Zevrix Solutions announces that all its products are now compatible with the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Zevrix products include popular solutions for Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, such as Output Factory, LinkOptimizer and InPreflight. The Zevrix products allow to automate printing, exporting and file delivery from InDesign; save disk space and production time through image optimization and automated file packaging; and eliminate errors with thorough preflighting.

Zevrix Solutions

Toronto (ON), Canada (July 23, 2013) — Zevrix Solutions announced today the compatibility of all its products with the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Zevrix products include several popular plug-ins for Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, which help professionals automate their everyday tasks, produce error-free documents, save disk space and cut production costs.

The following products are now compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud:

LinkOptimizer is a workflow automation solution for InDesign. It reduces the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data, performs essential adjustments such as color conversion and sharpening, and convert image formats. LinkOptimizer lets users dramatically reduce the size of InDesign links, cut down on processing time and reduce production costs. A similar application, ArtOptimizer, is available for Adobe Illustrator.

Output Factory automates printing and exporting from InDesign. It offers batch printing, layer versioning, single page export, preflighting, variable file names, output history and more. Output Factory supports printing as well as exporting to PDF, PostScript, EPS, Flash and other formats.

BatchOutput Server automates InDesign output tasks by processing files from watched hot folders. The software offloads output to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the printing process. A similar product, Package Central, automates document packaging from InDesign via hot folders.

InPreflight is a powerful all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents and prepare them for final output and shipping. In addition to advanced preflight capabilities, the software can automatically packaging multiple documents helping users save disk space and production time by collecting all linked files into one folder. InPreflight also lets users print graphic preflight reports and save them as PDF.

Pricing and Availability
All Zevrix products run on Mac OS X 10.5-10.8 and work with Adobe CS3-CC. The products can be purchased from the Zevrix website as well as from authorized resellers. Trial versions are also available for download. The update to CC-compatible versions is free to licensed users.

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 makes it easier for professionals to achieve more while doing less by automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting down on production costs.

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