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Print easy - Epson introduces new print plug-in for Adobe Photoshop to make multiple-image printing easier than ever.

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epson_logoImaging specialist Epson have today launched an innovative new print plug-in for the Adobe Photoshop family of products that provides users with enhanced functionality and flexibility, making colour-managed printing quicker and easier. Engineered specifically for the popular Adobe Photoshop CS and Elements products, Epson designed the software to meet the needs of the users of its Stylus Pro 3800 and its A3 printers, including the new Epson Stylus Photo R2880.

Mark Robinson, Senior Product Manager at Epson UK commented: "The new Epson plug-in provides an invaluable tool for the keen photographer, allowing them to increase their efficiency when printing a wide variety of projects."

"As an independent resource, the Epson Print Plug-In allows users to switch easily between its interface and Photoshop. This allows them to add images to the multi-image print easily and keep temporary images for reprint even if the plug-in window is closed. For many users, this functionality is highly valuable and could significantly enhance productivity."

The Epson interface splits the printing workflow into three steps; image selection, layout selection/definition and printer settings and previewing, making the printing process simple and efficient. The window of each step is modular and can be minimised to optimise space on-screen.

The layout function automates the layout process, allowing users to select from three layout types; template, index and free layout, which can be arranged over multiple pages. Over 170 templates, ranging from credit card sizes to A2 are available as standard and users can even create custom templates and save them for regular use. Once the layout is selected, images are simply dragged and dropped into the template and can even be cropped as needed.

Colour management can be automated for both direct colour management using the printer driver, and ICC profile-based colour management. Users can also specify their own ICC profiles for specific print media. The preview function provides a fast and easy way to proof the final print layout before printing begins.

Mark Robinson continued: "The flexible workflow offered by the Epson Print Plug-In ensures maximum usability, making batch printing for projects such as exhibitions, calendars or portfolios quick and easy. As the plug-in is independent of Photoshop, images can be loaded in succession and the interface can be used to check and compare the various stages of editing."

The new Epson Print Plug-In supports Mac OS 10.4.3 - 10.4.10 (Tiger), Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) and Windows XP SP2 and Vista and is available as a free web download from the Epson Europe website .

 


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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2008 - 8:11 AM

can't find it anywhere

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bill777
bill777 e2 Member 11156 forum postsbill777 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2008 - 3:52 PM

And I second that!

Bill

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2008 - 5:28 PM

Thanks for that Bill
Thought it was me having one Wink

Adrian

Last Modified By tomcat at 24 May 2008 - 5:28 PM
thewaiter
thewaiter  121177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2008 - 8:02 PM

nope still can't see it ......

sharkey
sharkey  7
27 May 2008 - 6:53 PM

This is the page if you are OSX Leopard

Last Modified By Moderator Team at 27 May 2008 - 7:51 PM
sharkey
sharkey  7
27 May 2008 - 6:55 PM

It only suites a few printers, the R1900 being one.

Go through the product support selection page and then to drivers & creativity downloads.

Hope that helps.

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