Configuring Preferences

To access the PrintFactory preferences Choose Edit > Preferences. Set the PrintFactory preferences in the following tabs: General View Fonts Cleanup Accounts General Work folder The PrintFactory work folder is the place where the actual jobs will be saved. The default work folder is the PrintFactory installation folder. If you wish to change this, click Select and select a different work […]

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Sharing Queues

PrintFactory queue presented as a printer When you set up a PrintFactory queue, you will at some point have the option Register as a printer. The PrintFactory queue will then appear as a printer: In the list of Printers and Faxes in Control Panel (Windows) In the Printer List (Mac OS) You can then share this PrintFactory queue across […]

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Setting up the spectrophotometer

Configure and calibrate If you use a spectrophotometer with PrintFactory Calibrator, you need to configure and calibrate it on the PrintFactory computer. Configuring the spectrophotometer is necessary: When you use the spectrophotometer for the first time If the configuration changes. To set up the spectrophotometer Proceed as follows: In Microsoft Windows, make sure that the spectrophotometer driver is already installed on the PrintFactory computer. […]

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Registering and Activating PrintFactory

About PrintFactory licensing Licenses are linked to the computer hardware and software activations will require a valid activation code. The computer on which you will register the software, does not have to be the computer running the software, but the licensed computer and the software running computer must be in the same network. However, typically you would install and […]

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Installing the spectrophotometer

When do you need a spectrophotometer? You need spectrophotometers to perform the following tasks: Creating printer profiles Relinearizing printers that have fallen out of calibration Supported spectrophotometers PrintFactory supports the following spectrophotometers, and any others identified on support.aurelon.com.  Manufacturer  Models  Barbieri  Swing, 50xy, LFP, LFP-RT  GretagMacBeth  Spectroscan/Spectrolino, Eye-One, Eye-One-IO, iSis  XRite  DTP41, DTP41 USB, DTP45, DTP70 For […]

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Installing Printer & Cutter Drivers

Manual installation of printer drivers Requirements for installing manufacturers’ driver software are generally platform-specific. Manual installation of printer drivers is: Almost never necessary on Macintosh computers. Mac OS X displays messages in the exceptional cases that include Canon printers with USB connections. Required on Windows computers for USB printers and FireWire connections, but unnecessary for network-connected printers. Automated […]

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Installation Overview

System requirements The system requirements are listed on the product pages on the Aurelon Web site. Administrator account required To install and use PrintFactory, you need to log on to your computer with an administrator account. Installation steps Installation for PrintFactory includes: Installing driver software for peripherals. Inkjet printers Spectrophotometer Installing the PrintFactory software. Registration and activation of software and […]

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Software Updates

Automatic update check for PrintFactory software and printer profiles Updates for PrintFactory software and printer profiles are always checked automatically, when the computer is connected to the internet. When there are updates for printer profiles or software available, you are asked to download them now or to update later; Select Install Update to update immediately and follow the instructions displayed on your […]

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PrintFactory

PrintFactory is the most complete and comprehensive solution for the wide format printing market. It targets both quality-oriented users as well as those who put strong emphasis on maximum productivity. United in a single application, Aurelon offers the entire range of functions required in a modern wide-format production environment, comprising the modules Editor, RIP, Calibrator, and PrintStation. The job […]

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