GMG has confirmed the release of GMG ColorServer 5.4, an update that its says increases productivity and streamlines workflows, particularly in digital printing.
The latest version of GMG ColorServer offers channel mapping rules that support ‘wildcards’ for spot colours, automatically processing unidentified channels according to pre-set criteria, so reducing manual intervention. This is complemented by easy adjustment of job priorities, further streamlining production.
Improvements to the GMG SmartProfiler module include a new automatic smoothing of test patch measurement data, in which inconsistencies in measurement data are corrected, resulting in better profiles and therefore print quality. Optimised total area coverage control provides improved colour matching, according to GMG.
For precise processing of PDF files with transparencies or overprinting objects, GMG SmartProfiler now offers a flattening option for hot folder creation, eliminating the need for additional manual intervention. The ‘auto rasterise’ feature also helps to avoid manual intervention: if a user-defined period is exceeded during the processing of flattening jobs, the software automatically adjusts settings, allowing for faster processing of files and so boosting overall system performance.
GMG users with HP Indigo presses can reduce per-colour click charges via GMG ColorServer, as unused colour channels are removed; this also increases printing speed significantly.
Jens Bloeck, Product Manager, GMG, says, “We are constantly in close communication with our users. Therefore, we know that efficiency and productivity are more important than ever. With GMG ColorServer 5.4, our customers can sustainably optimise their processes. We have integrated a range of new features that all contribute to increase profitability.”