callas pdfToolbox Server

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Version : 8

All-in-one PDF automation from preflighting and fixing to impositioning.



Callas pdfToolbox Server

callas pdfToolbox Server automates and standardizes the process of file delivery and reception. For print, publishing, advertising, packaging and design companies, it offers the most comprehensive solution for automated high quality preflighting and reliable automatic correction of PDF files. callas pdfToolbox Server will speed up job turn around times, and significantly reduce error rates.

All possibilities of the desktop version are taken to the next level by providing instant automation through the use of hot folders. Fully multi-processor aware, callas pdfToolbox Server easily scales with your needs and built on the Adobe PDF Library it provides rock-solid processing. A command-line version and full developer SDK are available when it’s necessary to provide closer integration.

From the developers of Adobe® Acrobat®’s Preflight technology, pdfToolbox Server offers comprehensive, yet easy to use.

  • PDF preflighting and automatic correction
  • Automatically convert Microsoft Office files as well as OpenOffice documents into print-ready PDFs
  • Imposes anything from simple booklets to fully-fledged brochures and books
  • Flatten transparency automatically (Windows, OS X and Linux)
  • Includes extensive web-development kit for easy integration

The optional DeviceLink set provides easy repurposing of files for different printing conditions.

Smooth integration with FullSwitch® or PowerSwitch® makes callas pdfToolbox Server a flexible and sophisticated PDF workflow solution, offering increased productivity and ensuring reliable quality results.

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System Requirements

callas pdfToolbox Server runs with its full hot folder interface and has command-line support on Mac and Windows. A command-line only version is available on Linux, Solaris and AIX. A license for the (Mac or Windows) desktop version is included when buying callas pdfToolbox Server.

  • Mac: Requires Mac OS X, version 10.7 or newer, Intel.
  • Windows: Requires Windows Server 2008 / 2012 or Windows 7 / 8 / 10.
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Create high-res and web-optimized version of a brochure

For Axaio MadeToPrint InDesigncallas pdfToolbox Server

Adobe InDesign jobs are converted into proper PDF using MadeToPrint InDesign. Images in the resulting PDF are optimized using Elpical Claro. Then two versions of the PDF file are generated using pdfToolbox's Profiles and Actions configurators.

Conversion of RGB PDFs from office environment

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Performs a color conversion to CMYK (sheetfed offset)

Re-distill PDF files with automatic visual verification

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Use pdfToolbox Server 5's built-in PDF distilling engine to re-distill incoming problem PDF files. Then use the new visual comparison in automatic mode to make sure no visual defects were introduced.

Sort on Metadata

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Sort on Metadata with pdfToolbox 4

Create ink coverage warning previews

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Use pdfToolbox Server 5 to generate ink coverage warning images that show exactly which parts of a PDF file overshoot a given ink limit.

Convert to PDF from office image formats and PostScript

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Uses pdfToolbox Server 5 to convert different office and image formats and even PostScript and EPS files to good PDF.

Create presentation PDF for digital printing using callas pdfToolbox

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This flow is to create a presentation PDF that is suitable for digital printing.

Create single page EPS files

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This flow will enable you to create single page EPS files

Remove the last page from PDF documents

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Shows how the "split" functionality in the pdfToolbox Server 5 Actions configurator can be used to remove the last page from processed PDF files.

Create customized presentation and handouts

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Create color and content optimized PDF presentations and handouts from a Microsoft PowerPoint file using callas pdfToolbox Server 5

callas pdfToolbox 8 Actions

 

Available for callas pdfToolbox Server: 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

Use this configurator if you want to run any of the predefined, configurable Actions:

  • Booklet - Imposes to a booklet
  • N-Up - Imposes to an N-Up
  • Fill page - Places pages on a new page
  • Step & repeat - Imposes as Step and Repeat
  • Slice - Slices the PDF document into two new PDFs
  • Reader spreads - Prepares a PDF for double sided printing
  • Split in half - Splits double pages into single pages
  • Presentation - Prepares a PDF for being presented using Acrobat
  • Handout - Creates a handout of a presentation PDF with a defineable layout
  • Passe Partout - Places a PDF on a passe partout background
  • Light Table - Places PDFs on a virtual light table
  • Overlay - Overlays a PDF with a selectable PDF
  • Create EPS - Converts the PDF into single page EPS
  • Save as image - Creates single page images for all pages
  • Extract ICC-Profiles - Extracts all embedded ICC profiles of a PDF
  • Enumerate Layers - Creates layers with respect to names of fonts, spot colors or ICC profiles
  • Import as Layer - Imports a PDF file and puts the content on a layer
  • Split layers - Splits layers/layer views into single PDFs with just the content of the layers/layer views
  • Extract Metadata - Extracts XMP Metadata from the PDF into a XML file
  • Visualizer (PDF report) - Create a visualizer PDF report
  • Visualizer (image report) - Create a visualizer image report
  • Extract text - Extract text from PDF into a TXT file
  • Extract content - Extract content of PDF into a XML file
  • Convert Office documents to PDF - Converts supported Office documents to PDF
  • Convert PostScript to PDF - Converts PostScript files to PDF
  • Convert images to PDF - Converts supported images to PDF
  • Optimize PDF - Optimizes the internal structure of the PDF and saves for Fast Web View
  • Re-Distill- Recreates the PDF via PostScript, prepares for use with older equipment (RIPs)
  • Create PostScript - Converts the PDF into PostScript file
  • Remove Preflight Certificate - Remove Preflight Certificate

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callas pdfToolbox 8 Compare

 

Available for callas pdfToolbox Server: 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

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callas pdfToolbox 8 ConvertColors

 

Available for callas pdfToolbox Server: 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

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callas pdfToolbox 8 Impose

 

Available for callas pdfToolbox Server: 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

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callas pdfToolbox 8 Profiles

 

Available for callas pdfToolbox Server: 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

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callas pdfToolbox4 Actions

 

Available for pdfToolbox Server 4

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callas pdfToolbox4 ConvertColors

 

Available for pdfToolbox Server 4

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callas pdfToolbox4 Impose

 

Available for pdfToolbox Server 4

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callas pdfToolbox4 Profiles

 

Available for pdfToolbox Server 4

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