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How to Print Separations from Photoshop

Printing directly from Photoshop is efficient and the way artists want to work. AccuRIP Ruby makes driver based film printing fast, easy, accurate and reliable. You’ll learn so much from this quick tutorial.

Learn by watching the video, or review the written transcript. If you still have questions submit a tech ticket, or reply back to your technician in an open ticket.

Video Transcript

Printing with Adobe Photoshop through AccuRIP Black Pearl

The world’s leading image editing program has been going through a lot of changes. Features are being removed and workflows are changing.

Let’s go over a few things we as Screen Printers need to be aware of.

Photoshop’s default print settings can produce some unwanted results on your films…

such as halftones in background areas or any place you expect the film to be clear.

Photoshop is converting the image data to a color space before it reaches AccuRIP.

AccuRIP then follows Photoshop’s directions and sends the color data to the printer.

Here’s what to do…

Tell Photoshop not to convert the data. Tell it to print separations.

To make the separations option available, Photoshop now requires the user to be in one of these color modes:

CMYK

Multichannel

Duotone

Keeping these pointers in mind will give you better, more consistent prints plus a more productive and pleasurable work day.

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