Zevrix Solutions announces the release of Output Factory 1.2.1, a feature update to its professional solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing from Adobe InDesign. Output Factory automates and simplifies workflows of printers, prepress bureaus, design agencies and publishing houses worldwide, and is the major upgrade of the company's widely popular plug-in BatchOutput.
"When every second counts Output Factory is a life saver!" says Glen Saville of the self-titled design firm in the UK, "I had a 20 book job to do the other day and had to get PDFs out very quickly, and it was absolutely indispensable!"
The new version introduces support for exporting of PNG files with transparent background from InDesign CS6. In addition, it adds new file queue management options which let users clear the queue automatically after processing with the option to keep the list if any errors occurred.
Output Factory supports printing as well as exporting to PDF, PostScript, EPS, Flash, INX, IDML, EPUB and several image formats. It offers the following key features:
-Batch processing of InDesign files
-Output as single pages
-Save groups of output settings and output to several formats at once -Update modified links automatically -Assign powerful variable output file names -Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files -Preflight InDesign documents and skip the ones with errors -Preflight final PDFs
-History: keep track of jobs, output files and errors -Send output files over the Internet and locally
Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory can be purchased from Zevrix website for US$169.95, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. Licensed BatchOutput users can upgrade to Output Factory for $84.97. Output Factory is available for Mac OS X 10.5-10.7 on Intel-based Macs and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CS6.