InkReady by Ultimate Technographics takes digital plates in PDF or PS format and produces a PPF ink density data that can be exported to any color control console on a press that supports PPF, or it produces on screen and as a printout, the ink densities of each ink zone, as defined by the user, for how many ink zones the press has. It also works with any workflow or RIP that produces a PPF file for presses. The product provides a preview of the PPF file and outputs a file divided into ink zones when the printer does not have a PPF driven color console, or has a shop where it is mixed between PPF ready presses and non PPF ready presses. InkReady works with digital plate files from any source and supports CMYK and spot colors. The preview can be composite or in separated layers.