The new PDF-Out feature allows users to set up digital files using iQueue’s advanced features (such as Imposition, spot color matching, variable data, etc...) and save them as high-res PDFs for output to any digital printer (including non-Xanté devices) on your network.
Let iQueue drive every digital print device in your shop. Until now, iQueue’s powerful prepress tools and workflow automation could only be used in conjunction with Xanté digital printers / presses. But, iQueue’s new PDF-Out feature allows users to setup customer files for output to additional (non-Xante) digital printing devices. iQueue makes it easy to handle complex digital files, make independent CMYK density adjustments, match critical spot colors, apply imposition / Tiling, generate QR Codes, share files between workstations and more.
Welcome to the new Workflow. Preparing files for print has never been easier. iQueue features several exciting new capabilities including booklet creation, automatic creep adjustment, 2-D barcode generation and iQueue reporting. Additionally, new and improved user friendliness makes iQueue, the easiest to use workflow software, even easier.
With iQueue, users have the option to use iQueue’s powerful color controls, imposition, and other features on Xante print systems. Also, users now have the option to run any Adobe® PostScript® printer in their network. iQueue’s site license allows all users in the shop the power they need to produce accurate, high quality prints.
The new iQueue has all of the remarkable features of the previous versions which include job cost estimating, full imposition/tiling, universal print driver, independent CMYK density adjustment, PANTONE® color library, variable data with Intelligent Mail barcodes, QR code generator, barcode generator, patented Right-On Spot Color Matching and much more.
New Booklet Creation Booklet creation allows you to gather individual pages and impose them as printer spreads for a saddle stitch booklet. Whether you need to add a blank page or insert a particular page for the front cover, you can easily select those pages to your booklet.
New Automatic Creep Adjustment The automatic creep adjustment feature aligns images and text to the correct position on printed pages of a thick booklet. Automatic creep adjustment ensures that your files are bindery ready and positioned correctly every time.
Spot Color Creator: iQueue’s Spot Color Creator allows you to convert any portion of your page from CMYK process to Spot Colors for easy matching with iQueue’s patented Right-On Spot Color Matching technology (iQueue Ultimate only).
Patented Right-On Spot Color Matching System (iQueue Ultimate): The Right-On Spot Color Matching System uses a unique visual gamma comparison that allows users to make custom color corrections on individual spot colors found in a digital file. No other spot color matching system gives you this much control over color conversions.
Screening Options: iQueue gives you a wide variety of screening options. Select the desired linescreen (from 10 lpi to 240 lpi), screen angle, and halftone shape (Round, Ellipse, Euclidean, Line, Dual Dot and more).
Job Cost Estimating (iQueue Ultimate): Now iQueue takes the guess work out of job cost estimating. Simply double click on a project name to bring up the Job Ticket, enter the desired run quantity then click on the Job Cost Tab to see the estimated consumables cost.
Job Ticket Editor: Each job sent to iQueue is assigned a job ticket. iQueue’s Job Ticket editor allows you to control specific job setup such as: Media weight, surface type, orientation, tray selections, color profiles, CMYK densities, linescreens, 3-Edge Printing, rotation, run quantities, count sheets and much more.
New 2-D Barcode Generator 2-D barcodes, also known as matrix codes, represent a two dimensional way to show specific information. 2-D barcodes represent more data per unit area than traditional linear barcodes. They can also feature custom images to make your barcode more noticeable and brand-friendly.
New iQueue Reporting With iQueue reporting, you can easily stay informed on every project with scheduled emails that deliver integral information about your print production levels including cost per job, failure rate and more.
iQueue Imposition / Plate Templating (iQueue Ultimate): Now you can quickly impose digital files with single or multiple pages and create (and store) custom imposition / plate templates to use over and over again. iQueue Imposition allows you to set the desired media / plate size, margins, gripper, number of columns and rows, rotate the image, add print (crop) marks, and nudge the template. You may also select one of iQueue’s standard imposition tem- plates.
iQueue Tilling: Now iQueue can setup and print oversized, full color signage, film positives or negatives. You can quickly edit the number of media tiles to match stock size, set the desired tile overlap, add connecting edge bleeds, flip alternating tiles, move an image in your tile frame and more. The thumbnail preview allows you to see your tile layout in real time (iQueue Ultimate Only).
3-Edge Bleed Printing: If you are using a 3-edge bleed supported printer, iQueue 9 allows you to print full color envelopes, cards and sheets that bleed off 3 sides, eliminating the need for expensive bindery conversions.
Automatic Scene Modes: iQueue contains a new concept in color adjustment called Scene Modes. Similar to screen modes of digital cameras, the 20+ modes were hand edited to give exceptional output quality targeted at specific image types.
Print Queues: iQueue allows users to control output to one or more networked ILUMINA Digital Color Press, ILUMINA Heavyweight Champion, Impressia, Excelagraphix 4200, PlateMaker, FilmMaker and/or ScreenWriter through Print Queues. Users can manage individual jobs held within each print queue. These jobs can be prioritized, placed on hold, removed or even switched to another print queue using the handy drag & drop feature.
Consumables Usage: iQueue makes it easy to monitor the consumables for each Xanté device in your network. Simply click on the Consumables Tab for a detailed view of toner levels, drum life, belt life, and fuser life for each output device.
Count Sheets: iQueue’s Count Sheet feature makes counting and gathering printed pieces faster than ever. Count sheets can be inserted after a specified quantity or at the end of the full run. You may also print progressive count numbers on your count sheets.
Networking - Sending digital files to iQueue: iQueue is a software application that can be installed on any networked PC (or a Pentium based Mac running Windows). Because iQueue broadcasts itself as an Adobe® Postscript® printer, prepress operators can print directly to iQueue from networked Mac or PC workstations, using popular Adobe® / Microsoft® applications.
See iQueue in Action: To learn more about iQueue or to request an on-line web demo call: 1.251.473.6502.