Arkitex RIP X

The Arkitex RIP X helps you meet your tight printing deadlines by interpreting PostScript language quickly. Highly compatible and expandable.

Arkitex RIP X


Arkitex RIP X is Agfa Graphics’ intelligent workflow solution for today and beyond. It’s always compatible with your files: this software solution is kept up to date with PostScript and PDF, font specifications and image file formats as well as the relative standards from independent bodies.

RIP X is easily expandable. Advanced screening? Color management? Trapping? All these options can be added.

Arkitex comes with a RIP-based system called RIPDrive, which allows you to integrate Arkitex RIP X and Arkitex NewsDrive on the same platform. This creates a very compact and effective mini-workflow system running an Agfa recorder.

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Key Benefits

  • Compatible
  • Expandable
  • Parallel page processing for greater throughput
  • Handles jobs quickly
  • Able to process jobs of virtually


Up-to-date compatibility

Arkitex RIP X is totally compatible with

  • PostScript® levels 1, 2 and 3, EPS, DCS (1 & 2)
  • PDF 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, ISO 32000-1
  • PDF/X-1a:2001 & PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-1a:2003 & PDF/X-3:2003
  • PDF/X-4:2008, PDF/X-4p:2008, PDF/X-4:2010, PDF/X-4p:2010
  • PDF/X-5g:2008, PDF/X-5pg:2008, PDF/X-5g:2010, PDF/X-5pg:2010
  • PDF/VT-1, PDF/VT-2
  • XPS 1.0

High performance

  • Full multithreaded support for added speed;
  • Parallel Page Processing, allowing for the interpretation of one page whilst an earlier page is being composited and rendered, which in turn allows for greater throughput;
  • Raster PDF output to facilitate soft proofing.


Although particularly suited to Arkitex workflow systems, Arkitex RIPs can also output to other workflow and transmission systems.


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