Xerox Workflow Software

FreeFlow® Makeready®

Advanced prepress, simplified. Your capabilities, amplified.

Preparing complex documents day in and day out for print production can be labour-intensive, especially when combining electronic and scanned inputs into a single job. Save time and money by automating laborious prepress tasks with Xerox® FreeFlow Makeready® Software – a “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) job preparation tool, with basic imposition, tab programming, and even simplified colour management and personalisation. Now your everyday complex jobs are suddenly simple.

Key Features

  • Unsurpassed scan-to-print productivity – integrates with select TWAIN-compliant Xerox® DocuMate® scanners for superior image quality output with advanced image processing operations
  • Remote Scan – use your in-house Xerox production press onboard scanners, or Xerox office multifunction device scanners to capture scanned documents, giving you more flexibility
  • Automated programming and annotation of tabs – improving accuracy and consistency of output, while reducing the time and effort to set up jobs
  • Precise control – with “Electronic Light Table”, front-to-back alignment is made easy for creating book publishing applications such as booklets, catalogues and manuals
  • True PDF workflow – accept a wide variety of input file types including Adobe PostScript®, PDF, EPS, TIFF, JPEG and more
  • WYSIWYG – “what you see is what you get” document preview improves accuracy and simplifies the proofing and approval process
  • Automatic job ticket updates – see your job changes reflected automatically in the job ticket, saving you time when it’s time to print
  • Include basic variable content – create high-value documents by adding personalisation with an easy-to-use merge and labeling utility
  • Specialty Imaging Text – provides unique special effects, delivering visual interest as well as security to static text in documents

FreeFlow® Core

Streamline. Seamless. Simple. On-premise or in the Cloud.

FreeFlow® Core automates the process steps required to prepare a job for print. Core’s flexibility and scalability, including on-premise and cloud configurations, means there is an automation solution for any size print shop.

Key Features – FreeFlow Core on-premise

  • Modular architecture – FreeFlow Core includes the base software and also two optional modules, Advanced Prepress and Advanced Automation.
  • Browser-based – This solution runs in standard browsers. This greatly simplifies software installation and management.
  • Manifest job processing – Submit a list or manifest of jobs to be printed and FreeFlow® Core will process and print each job automatically.
  • Job clustering / batching – Intelligent job management enables value beyond the printer by organising similar jobs for optimal post-press processing.
  • JDF/JMF – Full JDF/JMF compliance means a seamless integration with other systems that implement this industry standard for communication.

Key Features – FreeFlow Core cloud

  • Configurations – The cloud version of Core is available in two configurations: base cloud and advanced cloud.
  • Browser-based – This solution runs in standard browsers. This greatly simplifies software installation and management.
  • Base Cloud – Includes preflight, image enhancement, imposition, and print.
  • Advanced Cloud – Includes Core base software, advanced prepress module, and advanced automation module.
  • Subscription – Core cloud is enabled with an annual subscription to provide maximum flexibility.

XMPie® Data Driven Print and VDP Solutions

Power your communications with variable data.

XMPie’s Data Driven Print and VDP software solutions supercharge your communications with relevant messages, images and graphics to grab your audience’s attention. XMPie’s open architecture lets you start anywhere, add capabilities, and protect your investment all along the way.

  • uDirect® Classic leverages simple data sources and Adobe® InDesign® to create personalised documents and data-driven design in an easy-to-use desktop VDP solution.
  • uDirect® Studio builds on uDirect Classic with uImage and uChart creative tools to create communications with even more impact and relevance. Add memorable personalised uImages created with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and stylised, data-driven, personalised charts with uChart.
  • PersonalEffect® Print is a turn-key, server-based solution for designing and processing high volumes of personalised variable data print documents, with high-speed page composition that takes full advantage of concurrent processing techniques.
  • PersonalEffect® Print Pro is a turn-key, server-based solution for designing and processing high volumes of personalised variable data print documents that leverages Adobe InDesign’s advanced design features and the Adobe InDesign Composition Engine.
  • Enterprise Print is a multi-server, scalable and configurable platform which includes all the fundamental components required to custom-build a cluster configuration for customers who require maximum flexibility when creating data-driven print campaigns.

Key Features

  • Optimise for speed and output to industry standard formats, such as PDF, PDF/VT, VIPP, Optimised PostScript, VPS and PPML
  • Connect to any data source, from single table, local data sources such as CSV files or Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets to more complex sources
  • Work natively in Adobe® InDesign® on Mac or PC to create visually-rich documents
  • Automatically adjust text size: accommodate data variability to support underflow and/or overflow
  • Customise charts and graphs
  • Personalise images, including with image-based fonts
  • Create a barcode as a graphic element
  • Enhance the communication levels in a document with Individual Personalisation together with Audience Segmentation
  • Flexible and scalable solutions: Start anywhere, add capabilities, and protect your investment along the way

Direct Mail

An Opportunity for Growth

If the ultimate objective of any marketing communication effort is to motivate an action, then printed direct mail pushes that into overdrive.

Even if you are already well established, this guide will provide new insights into the market landscape, as well as information you can use to enhance your strategic partnership with your clients.

Get in touch with us either by phone or email for further information on the Xerox Iridesse
and talk about various purchase and financing options.

Tel 0333 320 8227 or email info@iridescent.solutions