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ArtOptimizer 3 for Illustrator On Sale until June 6

Zevrix Solutions announces ArtOptimizer 3 for Adobe Illustrator, the company’s image workflow automation solution, is available for upgrade at half price until June 6. The only tool of its kind on the market, ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of Illustrator picture links and performs essential image adjustments. The app helps users save disk space as well as cut production time and costs through automation of complex image manipulation tasks.

 

 

ArtOptimizer works with Photoshop to help reduce Illustrator link size according to the image scale in Illustrator document at a specific target resolution. The all-new ArtOptimizer 3 adds a long list of new features and improvements that empower users to automate their Illustrator workflows like never before. In fact, every single feature in the new version is either a new solution or a dramatically improved component or quality.

 

A highlight of the new capabilities includes:

  • New user interface
  • Batch processing of Illustrator files
  • Save processing settings in presets
  • Convert formats of Illustrator image links
  • Process duplicate links
  • Specify Photoshop resampling methods for optimized resolution
  • Convert colors to specific ICC profile
  • Link previews
  • Duplicate original Illustrator document before processing
  • Many other new options for backup, relinking, image naming and other areas
  • Improved performance and stability

 

In the end of the processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator at 100% in their precise position. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

 

Licensed users of earlier ArtOptimizer versions can upgrade to ArtOptimizer 3 for $30 (USD) on Zevrix web site until June 6. ArtOptimizer 3 is available to new customers at for $120. Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15, and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop CS6-CC 2020.

LinkOptimizer Can Now Scale Layer Styles in Photoshop

Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 5.4.6, an update to the workflow automation tool for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks and allows users to significantly reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time, and reduce production costs.

 

 

LinkOptimizer 5.4.6 adds support to the Scale Style option in Photoshop that allows to scale the layer effects in the resized image. This feature lets LinkOptimizer users retain the original layer structure of optimized InDesign links instead of having to merge image layers during processing. Photoshop layers had to be merged in previous versions of the plug-in to preserve the proportional appearance of drop shadows, bevels, overlays and other layer effects.

 

“Today LinkOptimizer batched a huge book project and another magazine project in minutes vs. hours. Now I can take the afternoon off and drink beer,” says Brian Donahue, owner of Bedesign studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Thanks for freeing up my afternoon, rather than doing production work.”

 

LinkOptimizer works with Photoshop to perform essential image adjustments, convert image formats, and eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links.

 

Example:

  • Process dozens of InDesign files
  • Scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign
  • Change their resolution to 300 dpi
  • Convert RGB images to a CMYK profile
  • Resave PNG files as TIFF
  • Run a Photoshop action on each image.

 

LinkOptimizer reimports images to InDesign at 100% in their precise position at the end of processing . As a result, users can save gigabytes of disk space, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

 

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for $259.95 USD (Light version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download.

ArtOptimizer Update for Adobe Illustrator Supports macOS Catalina

Zevrix Solutions announces ArtOptimizer 3.0.5 for Adobe Illustrator, an upgrade to image workflow automation solution. ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of Illustrator picture links and performs essential image adjustments. The software helps users save disk space as well as cut production time and reduce operational costs through automation of complex image manipulation tasks.

 

 

This version adds the recently released macOS 10.15 Catalina, and is offered free of charge to licensed users of ArtOptimizer 3. The update also addresses an issue in which Illustrator files could not be open in Creative Cloud 2020. In addition, the new version introduces several UI fixes and improves the action of the Reveal in Finder command.

 

ArtOptimizer is a powerful automation solution for users in the print, prepress, and web design industries.

For example, with just a click of a button users can:

  • Process multiple Illustrator files
  • Scale images in Photoshop to match their dimensions in Illustrator
  • Change image resolution to 300 dpi
  •  Convert RGB images to CMYK profile
  • Resave JPEG files as PSD
  • Merge layers and delete unused ones

 

In the end of processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator at 100% in their precise position. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually. In addition, ArtOptimizer helps users accelerate document printing and exporting to PDF, speed up file transfer to service providers, reduce job turnaround, and cut costs through faster processing.

ArtOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix web site for $120 (USD), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange.  Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop CS6-2020.

 

LinkOptimizer Update for Adobe InDesign Supports macOS Catalina 

Zevrix Solutions releases LinkOptimizer 5.3.11, an update to image workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks and helps InDesign users reduce the link size, save time and production costs, and repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices.

 

 

It now supports the recently released macOS 10.15 Catalina by solving several issues that could result in incorrect location of duplicated InDesign document as well as image relinking errors on the new system. The update is offered free of charge to the licensed users of version 5.

 

“LinkOptimizer has changed my life and saved me days and days of work as a retoucher for an international quarterly magazine,” says Steve Krason of Chicago based SK Design Group. “It’s a lifesaver”.

 

LinkOptimizer works automatically with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments such as color conversion and sharpening, and convert image formats. For example, with just a click of a button users can:

  • Batch process multiple InDesign files and books
  • Scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign
  • Change their resolution to 300 dpi
  • Convert RGB images to specific CMYK profile
  • Flatten images
  • Resave JPEGs as PSD
  • Run a Photoshop action on each image

 

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from Zevrix website for $259.95 USD (Lite version: $179.95) as well as from Adobe Exchange and authorized resellers.