Caldera RIP

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Caldera RIP

CalderaRIP is a complete RIP software helping print service providers streamline their production by using a single solution to drive all their printers and cutters.

What's new in Version 17?

CalderaRIP is a complete RIP software designed to improve your productivity and color output. Version 17 embeds Adobe PDF Print Engine 6.2 for optimal PDF performance, and new features to streamline print & cut operations.  

Read the complete list of features, improvements & bug fixes on Caldera HelpDesk – What’s New? & Changelog

Download the Version 17 datasheet

Benefit from the best PDF technology 
Powered by Adobe PDF Print Engine 6.2 

Version 17 integrates the newest version of Adobe PDF Print Engine to ensure optimal performance and accuracy when rendering all your design files. V6.2 follows the evolution of the Adobe Creative Suite and PDF specifications to maintain high performance.

Save time automating your workflow

Duplicate hotfolders

Duplicate existing hotfolders and configure them with different folder paths to create small variations of your flow in just a few clicks— and enhance automation possibilities.

Save time designing your canvas

Cut around bleed

When producing Canvas, use the Cut around bleed feature to automatically generate a cut contour around the bleed of the canvas.

Master your colors

In an industry where color is paramount, CalderaRIP gives you the tools you need to deliver perfect results.

Linearization auto-smoothing

In EasyMedia, enable the Auto-smoothing option to improve the linearization curve & eliminate color measurement inaccuracies.

DeltaE formula selection

Choose the formula to measure the distance between colors in EasyMedia, and achieve more accurate colors for all types of substrates!

Pantone Formula Guide

Access the latest PANTONE Solid Coated V5 and Solid Uncoated V5 colors directly in CalderaRIP to match precise colors in your daily operations.

“I have multiple RIP to drive all my printers, which causes many errors and waste of time”

Caldera is compatible with more than 1600 large-format print & cut devices from major brands. Work faster and smarter by using one single interface to drive all your printers seamlessly, reduce your operators’ training time and most of all— reduce manual errors.

“I’m printing for several applications and I’m having trouble balancing my production on all my printers”

Besides an intuitive user interface, CalderaRIP has a powerful client-server architecture which allows you to drive several workstations with just one software license. Process multiple incoming jobs, make the most out of your equipment and increase your ROI.

“I’m having trouble matching the same colors on different printers and types of media”

Caldera embeds the unrivaled x-rite i1Prism Profiler for advanced and precise color management. Create your own ICC profiles in EasyMedia, target precise colors and harmonize color rendering on all your printers and substrates.

Manage an efficient Print & Cut workflow

Let CalderaRIP streamline your digital printing operations while you focus on added-value tasks.

Discover Caldera’s market-leading RIP software

CalderaRIP is a complete RIP software helping print service providers streamline their production by using a single solution to drive all their printers and cutters. With sophisticated features and an intuitive user interface, CalderaRIP is ideal for growing printing businesses and high-demanding production environments handling all sorts of print & cut applications. Our award-winning solution provides color management, prepress, imaging and processing features for large-format devices, and is the preferred choice of major players in the large-format printing industry.

Benefit from Caldera’s complete ecosystem

More than a simple RIP, Caldera is a complete workflow solution capable of managing your entire production. Its unique client/server architecture makes it possible to drive several workstations and large-format printers with one single software license.

Tired of wasting hours of your time just to get your files ready for production? 

PrimeCenter can be integrated upstream of your RIP station to ease file preparation, reduce errors and save even more time and media. Learn more about PrimeCenter, Caldera’s prepress software.

Keep your production up and running with CalderaCare

Whatever the technical issue, CalderaCare ensures priority access to our technical support team to avoid major downtimes. A CalderaCaresubscription also comes with additional benefits:

• All the latest software updates & major versions
• Fast, premium support with guaranteed response times
• Exclusive features (Smart Import)
• Free, unlimited access to our online trainings
• Large driver swaps included for free
• Exclusive discounts and special offers