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…

kReader PC

The team at knfbReading Technology have built a book reader targeting assisted reading and study skills for students and based on the XPS format. Here’s a glimpse: More details on kReader PC on the knfbReader site.

Zoran Enhances XPS Print Path Support

Zoran has announced enhancements to their IPS DDK 3.0 driver development kit with XPS Print Path support, including support for Windows 7. Details in the press release.

Active XPS

ActivePDF adds support for XPS in activePDF Server 2009. Details in the press release.

Document Toolkit v1 available

First Floor have released version 1.0 of their document toolkit for client-side display of XPS using Silverlight. Details in this blog post. The documentation is also available online, including details of conformance with the spec, note that TIFF and HD Photo images and ICC color profiles are currently not supported.

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.

NiXPS: now with PDF and SVG

From NiXPS: NiXPS View v2.6.1 now features PDF export. NiXPS Edit can now export XPS pages to SVG, and has a new interactive text editing tool which greatly facilitates text corrections.

Browser Tab Roundup

What with Windows 7 Beta and the work in TC46 things have been a little busy recently, and my nice to do list is getting rather long. Here’s a quick sweep from the list of “things to look at when you have a spare moment” that I might, or might not, blog about depending on…

Kyocera Mita does XPS

Kyocera Mita has announced the TASKalfa 500ci series of Color Multifunctional Products with support for XPS. For more information see

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.