Sep Studio 4™

When Good Files Go Bad – Vector Trace and Separation Studio 4 Save the Day

We’ve ALL been there, client supplied art that makes you want to rip your hair out! With Vector Trace and Sep Studio 4 say GOODBYE to trouble files and HELLO to printing made easy! This lifesaver will save you time and hair.

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

We’ve all been there, a customer supplies a file to be separated and printed saying “it’s all ready to go” or you find the perfect image online only to find that a simple spot color vector file has been incorrectly saved as a jpg or png.

Now a job that should have been fast and easy turns into a complex time consuming project trying to convert RGB or CMYK pixels back to custom spot color separations.

Not anymore, Freehand’s Separation Studio 4 solves the problem!

Open the png or jpeg format file in Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW.

Then use Adobe’s Image Trace or Corel’s PowerTRACE feature to quickly convert RGB or CMYK raster pixels back to proper vectors then save the file as a PDF. That’s all it takes. It’s really that easy.

Open the PDF in Separation Studio 4 to instantly convert all halftone colors over to friendly, useful solid spot color separations. Yes, you heard that right, instantly converted to spot colors.

Quickly create an underbase, choke and spread, even merge colors to reduce the amount of screens needed then print films directly to your inkjet printer.

The struggle is over.

At Freehand we get it and we keep making things better.

Freehand and you, together we got this.

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We have the experience and know-how you need.

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