203 #03B IMAGE MGM'T outline

203 #03B IMAGE MGM'T outline - Edited by Foxit Reader...

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Unformatted text preview: Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 1 TIFF 6.0 1 8 FILE FORMATS 24 OR 32 BIT - 1 AND 8 BIT ARE transparent CAN COLOUR IMAGE AND BKG'D IN QUARK i.e. FAKE DUOTONES ETC. two colours, desaturation colour - CAN INCLUDE CLIPPING PATH - RECOGNIZED BY QUARK 4.0 - CAN CARRY ICC Profiles, necessary for color management PSD - PHOTOSHOP FILES - Layers NOT SUPPORTED IN QUARK PRIOR TO USE IN ANY PAGE ASSEMBLY PROGRAM must flatten and convert to TIFF or EPS Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 2 EPS - ENCAPSULATED POSTSCRIPT - CAN INCLUDE RASTER & Vector DATA (SCANS, TEXT & LINE ELEMENTS) - 1 8 24 OR 32 BIT - 1 & 8 BIT Not TRANSPARENT (NO GOOD FOR FAKE DUOTONE) - CAN INCLUDE CLIPPING PATHS - PS CODE WITH " Bounding Box " IN HEADER "ENCAPSULATED" FOR PLACEMENT IN APPLICATION FILE - ICC PROFILES Not RECONIZED BY QUARK - CAN SAVE Quark pg as EPS & CAN INCL'D TEXT - BLEED BEYOND TRIM MAY BE LOST (BUILD TO INCL'D BLEED) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 3 FILE FORMATS - REVIEW PREVIEW FILES - TIFF AND EPS INCLUDE LOW RES Preview FILES - PLACED IN APPLICATION FILE (QUARK) PAGE - Tiff PREVIEWS ARE HIGHER RES THAN EPS PREVIEWS - EPS IS PS ENCODED & IS Not VIEWABLE ON SCREEN - EMPLOYS A LOW RES - PICT (VIEWABLE ON MAC ONLY) - TIFF ( both Mac or PC ) - WMF (PCONLY) - OS SPECIFIC PREVIEW MAY NOT DISPLAY ON OTHER SYSTEM BUT HI RES PRINTS OK - IF YOU SAVE AS PC, Preview viewable on both Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 4 FILE COMPRESSION LOSSLESS NO LOSS OF IMAGE DATA WHEN LOSSY Jpeg: lose colour decompressing DATA IS THROWN AWAY LOST IN COMPRESSION RESTORED WHEN DECOMPRESSED LOSS ONLY WITH FIRST COMPRESSION? Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 5 LOSSLESS COMPRESSION IDENTIFIES REPEATING BINARY STREAM 001 001 001 COMPRESS TO (3) 001 FLATE RUN LENGTH ENCODING don't lose quality LZW (ZIP) MB USED FOR COLOUR GRAPHICS (3:1 TYPICAL) - BEST FOR IMAGES without consistent values i.e. - VECTOR ELEMENTS WITH COLOUR FILLS - WILL HAVE LITTLE EFFECT ON SCANS because of nathre of image content CCITT - can be used for colour or b & w - USED FOR 1 BIT ( line ) FILES - i.e. - COPY DOT SCANS OF EXISTING FILM - 4:1 TYPICAL MB Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 6 LOSSY COMPRESSION - lose quality JPEG (JOINT PHOTOGRAPHIC ENGINEERING GROUP) OPEN STANDARD (COMPRESSION GUIDELINES ONLY) VARIOUS IMPLIMENTATIONS - SOME IMPLIMENTATIONS CAN BE Proprietary - SOME ARE FREE i.e. Photoshop (TESTS SUGGEST PROPRIETARY NO BETTER THAN OPEN) RETAINS tone DATA & COMPRESSES COLOUR INFO. VARIABLE 1:3 TO 1:100 COMPRESSION INDUSTRY RECOMMENDS 1:3 MAX SOME SUGGEST 1:8 WITH NO NOTICEABLE DEGRADE LOSS WITH FIRST COMPRESSION ONLY? JPEG 2000 - WEB APPLICATIONS not COMPATIBLE WITH RIPS - never use automatic jpeg Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 7 FILE TRANSFER COMPRESSION USED TO SPEED FILE transfer (BOTH INTERNALLY & REMOTELY) BUILT INTO COMMON INDUSTRY FORMATS i.e. pdf NEGATE THE NEED FOR "OPI"? FILE DELIVERY SERVICES i.e. "WAMNET" EMPLOY Proprietary COMPRESS. TO ACCELERATE TRANSFERS COMPRESSION SOFTWARE: "ALADDIN - STUFF- IT & DROPSTUFF" "ZIP- IT" EMPLOY lossless COMPRESSION SOME FILES WILL ACTUALLY BE LARGER ( binary CONVERSION) ENSURES CROSS PLATFORM compatibility Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 8 DECOMPRESSING FILES RIP MUST HAVE DECOMPRESSION SOFTWARE TO DECOMPRESS IN THE RIP don't and crash - LEVEL 1 RIPS (& SOME LEVEL 2 PS RIPS DON'T) DIFFERENT SOFTWARE REQUIRED TO DECOMPRESS "ZIP- IT", "RLE" VS "FLATE" COMRESSED FILES - SOME RIPS MAY DECOMPESS one and not the other i.e. SOME HARLEQUIN RIPS IN CREO CTP SYSTEMS - SOME FILE FORMATS EMPLOY MULTI- COMPRESSION i.e. - pdf EMPLOYS - JPEG CCITT FLATE & RLE PAGE 9 IMAGE MGM'T WORKFLOWS DCS WORKFLOW SCANNER PHOTOSHOP DISK EPS DCS HI RES LOW RES PG. ASSEM. PS FILE RIP IMAGE SETTER OPI WORKFLOW SCANNER PHOTOSHOP OPI SERVER HI RES LOW RES PG. ASSEM. PS FILE RIP IMAGE SETTER Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 10 IMAGE MANAGEMENT FORMATS TWO KINDS - OPI & DCS - BOTH CREATE A low RES PLACEMENT FILE THAT IS PLACED IN THE QUARK FILE & replaced WHEN OUTPUTTING - ADVANTAGE - SMALLER QUARK FILE TO OPI (OPEN PREPRESS INTERFACE) - EMPLOYED BY 85% OF PREPRESS OPERATIONS - OPI GENERALLY EMPLOYS TIFF - CAN SUPPORT -RGB - SMALLER FILE & HSL ADJUSTMENT - Compressed FORMATS - AS WELL AS CMYK - (CAN ALSO SUPPORT EPS DCS) - SERVER BASED - HIGH RES FILE RESIDES ON SERVER - SENT TO RIP VIA Rodust NETWORK CONNECTION - ` thin PS ' SENT TO RIP Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 11 OPI IMAGE MANAGEMENT FORMAT - VARIOUS SOFTWARE VENDORS - HELIOS (PREVIEW FILE *.LAY) - XIENET - COLOUR CENTRAL (*.LOW) UNIQUE FEATURES & SALES PITCH FROM EACH - RGB - REPURPOSE ON OUTPUT " SOOM " (SCAN ONCE OUTPUT MANY) In server conversion TO CMYK USING ICC COLOUR MANAGEMENT (CMYK FILES COMPRESSED GAMUT & CAN'T BE REPURPOSED / EXPANDED BACK INTO RGB) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 12 EPS DCS (DESKTOP COLOUR SEPARATION) CMYK - DEVELOPED & OWNED BY QUARK - CMYK SEPARATED WORKFLOW - 1 FILE EACH FOR CMYK + A LOW RES PLACEMENT - DCS1 - 5 IDENTIFIABLE FILES - CMYK ONLY - DCS2 - ALL 5 IN 1 FILE - SPOT COLOUR SUPPORT - Retains spot color info - DCS - RASTER + PAGE ( Vector - BROADER APPLICATIONS ) DATA (TIFF BITMAP ONLY) Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 13 EPS DCS (DESKTOP COLOUR SEPARATION) DCS WORKFLOW LIMITATIONS: - Fat PS (HIGH RESOLUTION EMBEDDED) LARGER FILE TO TRANSMIT, TRAP, IMPOSE - CMYK only (NO RGB) - REPURPOSING RESTRICTIONS - Separated Only - RE-COMPOSITE "HI RES" TO PROOF OR PRINT - RESTRICTED USE IN COMPOSITE WORKFLOW - i.e. PDF - UTILITIES / EXTENSIONS TO HANDLE ("DCS MERGER" SOFTWARE TO RECOMBINE FOR COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS) Workarounds: - use OPI server (output as DCS file) - Agfa--> Normalizer Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 14 FUTURE OF IMAGE MANAGEMENT - PRESENT OPI SOFTWARE OFFERINGS MAY BE incompatible PC - MAC - PLATFORM PROBLEMS PATHS TO FILE LOCATION VARIES i.e. MAC PC MarketingDept:Job#1320:Images:Cover.TIF MARKETING\Job#1320\Images\Cover.TIF - different special characters SOFTWARE MUST BE CAPABLE OF mapping PATH INCONSISTANCES - OPI IS SERVER BASED - "SOOM" (SCAN ONCE OUTPUT MANY) - repurpose (CMS ABILITIES) - SERVER TO RIP CONNECTION - bandwidth = output speed - EASIER / BROADER - PROOFING & WORKFLOW ALTERNATIVES Edited by Foxit Reader Copyright(C) by Foxit Software Company,2005-2007 For Evaluation Only. PAGE 15 FUTURE OF IMAGE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE + SERVER - EXTENSIVE investment - CAN BE EXPANDED - IMAGE MGM'T FUNCTIONS - REMOTE CLIENT ACCESS browse database "DAM" DIGITAL ASSET MGM'T APPLICATIONS - REMOTE ACCESS IS LIMITED TODAY - INTEGRATION WITH JDF & ITS' XML ABILITIES NECESSARY TO MEET FULL POTENTIAL NEED FOR OPI? - PDF & PS3 USE - compressed FILES - GIGABIT ETHERNET network speed increasing ...
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