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 CompuDoc and Hamillroad Software are proud to announce the release of FirstPROOF Version 5.2

SoftPROOFING is fast gaining acceptance as an integral component of the modern workflow. With FirstPROOF, Hamillroad has taken SoftPROOFING one step further.

FirstPROOF is Hamillroad's family of pre-press soft-proofing products, consisting of FirstPROOF Standard and FirstPROOF Professional. When added to a Harlequin, Esko-Graphics or any TIFF based RIP it provides a powerful high performance post-RIP system, that will consistently save the user time and money through an improved workflow, reduced proofing costs and reduced errors on press.

FirstPROOF Standard is an entry-level pre-press soft-proofing product that allows for easy tracking, viewing and checking of ripped jobs prior to output. When added to an existing Harlequin, Esko-Graphics or any TIFF based RIP, it provides a significant improvement in proofing jobs before output.

FirstPROOF Professional is a color accurate pre-press soft-proofing product built on top of FirstPROOF Standard that includes color accurate soft-proofing, a larger tool set and significant additional features. When added to a Harlequin, Esko-Graphics or any TIFF based RIP, it provides a post-RIP workflow with a number of extremely sophisticated capabilities. The Color Management capabilities in particular, significantly removes or reduces the need for slow and costly hard-copy proofs.

For CtP RIP users in particular, FirstPROOF is a critical component of a modern computer to plate RIP workflow. With direct imaging of plate data before printing, FirstPROOF allows the user to check many things that were previously done with film, but with plates are no longer possible; for example with film one used to check the content, overlay film to check for moiré, measure objects on film, rotate or mirror the film if required, make a chromalin from the film, etc...

Support for Harlequin PGBs allows FirstPROOF to work with any Harlequin RIP, providing a tightly integrated workflow. Support for standard TIFF files allows FirstPROOF to connect to almost any high end RIP system.

 FirstPROOF lets you see your RIP'ed files, from any station on your network, in full color and multiple zoom sizes. Verify color breaks, traps, fonts and graphics on your screen, after the file has been processed by your RIP or Workflow System!
FirstPROOF is fully compatible with all TIFF Based Workflows, and can communicate directly with any Harlequin based RIP System as well. FirstPROOF gives you the power to approve or cancel any Job, Page, or Separation.
Please see the attached PDF for more information.
        Feature Chart
Please see the attached product comparison chart for a complete list of FirstProof tools, and the differences between the versions.
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Updated 04/18/2012


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