Wasatch Computer Technology - 1/29/2008
Wasatch Computer Technology LLC Releases Wasatch SoftRIP
Wasatch Computer Technology has jumped ahead of the competition again with Version 6.3 of Wasatch
SoftRIP, its industry-leading RIP and Print Management software. New features include a powerful Template
Creator that defines layout image place holders for repeatable placement and sizing; Database Tools to import
industry-standard or user-defined spot color matching tables; Two new Halftoning Innovations; and a RIP-to-TIF
generic printer driver. Also included are new printer drivers for devices from Mutoh and US Sublimation. Wasatch
will be demonstrating Version 6.3 at the upcoming ISA, FESPA, and DRUPA trade shows.
SoftRIP Templates save hours of prep time for users with standardized output sizes and placement needs. The
template interface includes tools for specifying image location, alignment, and scaling attributes. Simply apply the
template to a new layout to drag and drop images straight to their desired location.
The template building toolset streamlines printing for workflows that demand consistent image placement and
sizing. Key uses of SoftRIP Templates include T-shirt printing, flatbed printing, and a wide variety of industrial
Spot Color Database Import
This release provides spot color database import tools for matching hues in industry-standard swatch books or
key customer data files. SoftRIP Version 6.3 imports databases based on Microsoft Excel files or any other
comma delimited data format. To suit various types of color databases, values can be entered using the more
accurate 0-255 interval or a standard 0-100 percentage.
SoftRIP version 6.3 includes new halftoning refinements to serve growing market niches. Version 6.3 optimizes
quality specifically for the newest generation grayscale print heads. In the flexography market niche, Wasatch’s
halftone refinements will revolutionize the adoption of inkjet separations. New flexo halftone options are available
exclusively in SoftRIP SP for Separations Printing.