GreenPrint v2 with XPS

GreenPrint Software have released version 2 of GreenPrint, their tool to help reduce unnecessary printing. The Press Release includes the following: The paper-saving software, which eliminates unwanted pages and reduces printing by 17% or more, has been redesigned from the ground up around Microsoft’s new XPS print path. In addition to improved speed, the new…


Micropress joins Fiery

EFI announced a “significantly enhanced” MicroPress with many new features including XPS support. MicroPress joins the Fiery, which also has support for XPS as announced back at drupa 2008.


Quality Logic Blog

The team over at Quality Logic are blogging (and have been for some time, which I missed until now. Opps). Steve recently posted details on an updated version of TestJob builder which supports creation of test jobs with support for Quality Logic test suite files and custom PDF, XPS, PCL5e/c, and PCLXL files and I…


4 x PDF on XPS

"Standards need to be open, otherwise they won’t be accepted anymore. Interoperability is important, as people do not want to get locked-in anymore. But everybody should still welcome a good, sound technology that aims to bring electronic document nirvana closer."   That quote is from an interesting article by Nick De Roeck of NiXPS published…


NiXPS Updated

NiXPS have updated their SDK (now version 2.6) and it now supports output to SVG in addition to PDF, and TIFF. Details of the SDK are on the NiXPS website.


Viewer Comparisons

Pagemark Technology has published a comparison of the performance of different XPS viewers (XPS, PDF). The report covers XPS viewers from a number of different sources: Microsoft XPS Viewer Informative Graphics Brava Reader! 3.1.0.16 NiXPS Edit v 2.5  SANAtech  XPS Viewer v1.0 Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Software Imaging XPS Viewer Pagemark Technology XPS Show and includes…


XPS testing from XPS Associates

XPS Associates have released two testing products for XPS: C-XPS Render is designed to test accurate rendering by providing test content and expected results C-XPS Speed Suite is designed to test rendering performance by providing test content   More information on the test suites from XPS Associates on XPS Review and c-xps. In a related…


9 Business Benefits of XPS

While I was away on holiday (vacation), NiXPS posted 9 XPS benefits for your business. Here they are… Benefit #1: XPS is ideal for sharing and publishing Benefit #2: XPS is truly ‘what you see is what you get’ Benefit #3: XPS is a reliable format for the future Benefit #4: XPS is safe Benefit…

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WinHEC 2008

WinHEC is the only Microsoft conference that focuses on designing PCs, servers, and devices that run and interface with Microsoft Windows. This year, WinHEC 2008 is at the Los Angeles Convention Center from November 5-7. Details are at http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/winhec/default.mspx and registration opens on July 29, 2008. There are also details on how to participate at…


Enfocus, Gradual and EskoArtwork

EskoArtwork recently announced the acquisition of Gradual Software with the merging of Gradual staff, technology and assets into the Enfocus part of EskoArtwork. It must be an interesting move for many of the individuals involved since some of the people behind Gradual were instrumental in building Enfocus prior to its acquisition by EskoArtwork. One of those…

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