The Adobe PDF Print Engine 2 is an SDK (Software Development Kit) employed by Adobe print partners to build industry-leading printing systems. It is designed for the needs of both offset and digital print production. With new features designed for personalized publishing, the Adobe PDF Print Engine 2 delivers unprecedented freedom for designers, printers, and marketers to collaborate. Creative professionals can design personalization directly into their content, producing PDF master files that flow through the entire print process without unnecessary intervention. Print solutions powered by the Adobe PDF Print Engine 2 allow PDF files to be rendered natively, using the same technology as Adobe Acrobat® and Adobe Creative Suite software, thus ensuring that complex designs and effects, even variable print elements with transparency, are efficiently and reliably reproduced.
Adobe PDF Print Engine 2 provides JDF control for late binding flexibility ??? device-dependent processes such as color management, trapping, and imposition can be driven by JDF instructions inside the Print Engine and thus deferred until jobs are ready to be rendered. This architecture, which de-couples content (PDF) from process (JDF), allows print production professionals to quickly accommodate last minute changes and easily configure PDF jobs for various types of devices and presses. Designers are freed to focus their energies on the creative presentation of content, producing a single digital master that can be repurposed to other publishing platforms such as web, email, and mobile.
The Adobe PDF Print Engine 2 enables our solution partners to provide full-fidelity desktop previewing for designers and printers alike ??? the advanced PDF rendering engine used for final output is the same as the one used to view jobs at every point of the workflow.
Dramatically improves overall throughput and output quality, offering greater control and reliability in data-driven one-to-one marketing.
Improve end-to-end consistency and flexibility of print output.
Capture job ticket and process control information separately from the PDF file, enabling end-to-end, device-independent processing of PDF files.
Streamline the production of complex PDF artwork.
View true-to-print onscreen PDF previews thanks to common PDF rendering technology, reducing the need for late-stage and ad hoc corrections.
Reduce processing times and improve system throughput.
Take advantage of optimized processing in multicore CPUs and CPU environments.