ColorGATE RIP software, color management, digital imaging
ColorGATEdevelops and distributes powerful software solutions, RIP software solutions, and printer driver technology for the graphic arts industry. As digital imaging specialist, we are the technological leader in workflow automation for the following markets:
Large, Wide and Grand Format Printing
Innovative Solutions for Commercial and Industrial Printing
Since 1997 ColorGATE is successful developing software solutions, RIP Software and printer driver technology for the Commercial Printing (Digital, Conventional Printing, Prepress) and Industrial Printing.
Our core product Productionserver a modular RIP and color management software is used by thousands of digital imaging end users all around the world every day. We are actively engaged in the emerging Industrial Printing market since its beginnings 10 years ago. With SmartControl we are offering a complete practice-approved Industrial Printing Operating System (IP OS).
As experts for excellent color management and comprehensive control of printing systems, we are committing our knowledge day-to-day to our end users and partners to deliver individual and flexible solutions for various requirements and application areas.
ColorGATE is committed to internationally binding standards for the graphic arts industry such as ISO, Fogra, GRACoL and the new ProcessStandard Digital (PSD).
The ColorGATE Solutions Portfolio is also covering the following applications:
Campaign Printing – Color consistency and standardization in mixed production environments
Ink Saver – for saving ink without any losses in color quality
Print and Cut
Web to-Print (W2P) LFP online shops
Flexible RIP software designed to meet individual requirements and highest demands on quality
Productionserver provides access to implement highly efficient, digital print & proofing workflows by its modular and flexible design. Excellent Color Management for optimal color reproduction with neutral grey tones, natural skin tones and brilliant colors are based on the unique recalibration technique: Media Device Synchronization (MDS). Furthermore,Productionserver is capable of standard compliant production according to international standards, such as ISO 12647, G7 and ProcessStandard Digital (PSD).
Easy, flexible configuration thanks to Output Management Sets (OMS) respectively to the requirements: number of printers, printer driver category
Ink Saver Technology - Less Ink Same Quality. With Ink Saver Module - the total amount of ink can be reduced by up to 30 percent without a visible loss of quality, which also means a reduction of the total printing costs.
Excellent color management for optimal color reproduction, which means neutral grey tones, natural skin tones and brilliant colors owing to Media Device Synchronization MDS
In combination with a Value Pack additional products can be purchased with a discount
Filmgate is the worldwide leading RIP Software for chemical-free film production using inkjet printers for flexo-, offset- and screen printing in high-end quality.
Solution for comprehensive pre-press using digital printing systems
Consistenttly reproducible results and maximum reliability in production process due to unique ColorGATE MIM (media ink metamode) technology
Reliable end-to-end processing of composite PDF (PDF/X4) as well as separated PDF files
Predefined screening sets and linearizations for all popular inkjet printer series and screen rulings (up to 180lpi)
Innovative, integrated screening technology for almost any area of application: Custom Screen (Free definition of screen angles, dot forms and line resolutions), Super Rosette 2 (Sharp-edged, homogenous printed images resulting from screen angles of the highest precision), Frequency Screen (Frequency modulated screen with controllable dot size), Hybrid Screen 2 (Combines the advantages of the two screen technologies, Super Rosette 2 and Frequency Screen)
Full support of an unlimited amount of spot colors; individual sets and screening settings can also be defined for spot colors
Highly efficient ICC color management for color-accurate In-RIP separation
Adequate film material: CG Reprofilm HD and CG Screenfilm Waterbased are the ideal daylight media for high-end screen printing production.
For Productionserver, Filmgate is available as optional Filmgate Module (FGM)
The very easy-to-use RIP software for the chemical-free creation of plates for the low-end offset market. Professional results and optimal production reliability based on ColorGATE's own MIM technology. Consistently reliable processing of composite PDF and separated PDF files (PDF x-1a). Pre-defined sets for all the popular screen rulings and supported printer series; individual sets and screen ruling settings even for spot colors can be defined at any time. Integrated: FM/AM screen rulings; ICC Color Management.
Proofgate is the outstanding RIP Software for digital contract proofing based on ISO standard 12647-7 and FOGRA reference values for a maximum color accuracy.
ColorGATE proof solutions target in-house and corporate users in design and advertising agencies, marketing and communication departments, pre-press companies and departments.
Proofgate guarantees production reliability with digital proofing. The software includes MIM-Sets with optimized devicelink profiles for all popular proofing standards and digital proof printers.
The unique ColorGATE technique Media Device Synchronization MDS enables fast recalibration of all connected printing systems for optimal proofing results with maximum color accuracy.
The high-end proofing papers of the CG Isoproof range ensure best quality in the market at an outstanding price/ performance ratio. CG Isoproof of color management specialist ColorGATE persuades with an excellent color gamut and finest shades.
For the advancement of our solutions we are working closely together with our end users as well as with our strategic partner to achieve the following goals: to simplify PDF data handling, color management, profiling and process standardization and to make it more productive at the same time. Especially for integrators in the Industrial Printing market, we are aspiring to reduce the time to market significantly.
Our worldwide network of trained Sales Partners is ensuring an optimal support for our end users.