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Upgrade to Version 12 of the Harlequin RIP® to enjoy even faster performance and a new range of productivity features for your print shop. Whether you're an existing Harlequin RIP user or want to switch from your existing product to using Harlequin MultiRIP 12 you can Try Before You Buy. So why not give your supplier a call now or complete and submit the form? The Harlequin RIP continues to outpace other RIPs in its processing speeds and flexibility. You can use it to drive your CtP, proofing devices, digital presses and wide format printers. It offers you workflow options that run inside the RIP rather than on separate applications, saving you time and money.

And it processes PDF and PostScript® natively in one RIP engine (as well as TIFF™, JPEG), so handling mixed workflows with consistent output is easy because print shops can use the same screening and color management across all files.

The developers of the Harlequin RIP take pride in providing you with the features and added efficiencies that you need across all your pre-press and printing operations. It is simple to use and provides you with one common operating environment which means that your operator training costs are kept under control.

Native PDF processing: no need to flatten transparency
Native PDF, PostScript, and XPS processing
The Harlequin RIP has processed PostScript files natively since 1988 and PDF files natively since 1997, including rendering of live PDF transparency since 2002. It also processes XPS, the print and document format from Microsoft natively.

The Harlequin RIP has a rich feature set which includes many pre-press processes which are normally run on separate applications, giving workflow functionality. By reducing the requirement for additional applications, the Harlequin RIP increases efficiency and reduces costs.

Upgrade now to Harlequin MultiRIP 12 and experience the difference it will make to your print operation!

What’s new in Version 12?

  • PDF 2.0 support: Version 12 supports all of the features in the PDF 2.0 specification that are relevant for production printing
  • Harlequin ColorPro in-RIP color management: now bundled with your Harlequin MultiRIP licence
  • In-RIP bar-code generation: draw barcodes and then snap to a size that ensures consistent module widths to maximize readability even at relatively low resolutions for digital printing
  • Dynamic overlays for variable data printing: from simple serial numbers to QR codes, to postal barcodes.

Upgrade now by contacting your supplier or filling in the form.

A diagram showing various input file formats processed by the Harlequin RIP and layered options

Whether you're an existing Harlequin RIP user who wants to try, or upgrade to, Harlequin MultiRIP 12, or you want to switch from your existing product to using Harlequin MultiRIP 12, please complete and submit this form.

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Harlequin in-RIP features available for purchase include:

In-RIP Imposition LogoIn-RIP Imposition; economical, straight forward 2-up and 4-up imposition support to provide cost-efficiency and faster turn-around
TrapPro LogoTrapPro™; an object-based trapping engine that uses the Device-Oriented Display List that is generated in the Harlequin RIP. TrapPro allows the trapping engine to trap everything the RIP renders, with pixel accuracy, and with great speed
Harlequin Dispersed Screening LogoHarlequin Dispersed Screening (HDS) enables reproduction with greater sharpness even at relatively low scanner resolutions and is ideal for reproducing subjects which are susceptible to moiré and where detailed reproduction is required
ColorPro LogoColorPro™ ensures that all workflow color challenges can be accurately configured in the RIP prior to printing, plating or proofing