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Training module Apogee Prepress 8.0

About this training module

In this training module you learn how Proofing works in Agfa Apogee Prepress.

What is Proofing?

Proofing is a name with a lot of meaning: proof of life, proof of concept... A proof can be seen as evidence for future possibilities and already existing capabilities. Narrowing proofing to the graphics industry proofing is the concept of checking what is possible or to discover mistakes and errors in a much earlier stage of the production process.

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Who should follow this training module

This training module has been created for Apogee users who are new to proofing. It's divided in chapters with a couple of exercises per chapter.


You will need approximately 12 hours to complete the training module.

  • Prerequisites
  • Introduction to Proofing
  • Hardcopy Proofing
  • Certified Proofing
    • Proofer Calibration - Included in the sample file
    • Proofer check
    • Profile creation
    • Profile optimization
    • Automatic Proof validation (Proofers with online SpectroProofer)
    • Manual Proof validation (Proofers without online SpectroProofer)
  • Page Proofing
    • Page Proofing: ganging and PDF box rule-ups
      • Exercise: Across job ganging
    • Page Proofing: printing to a desktop printer via the GDI Task Processor
      • Exercise: Duplex printing on GDI
  • Imposition Proofing
    • Imposition proofing with the Digital Film Proof Task Processor
      • Exercise: Imposition Proofing and Page proofing
    • Special Imposition Proofing: Split for proof
      • Exercise: Printing 2up Split for proof via GDI
    • Split for Proof Grouping
    • QuickProofing
  • Soft Proofing
    • Monitor characterization with ColorTune Display
      • Exercise: Monitor rating/Display validation
    • Color Managed Preview
    • Soft proofing with the Display Task Processor
  • Additional Notes
    • Certified Proofing
    • Total Area Coverage (TAC)
    • Steering Files
    • Proofing Reference Strips
    • Ganging and Optimized Orientation
    • Windows spooler for GDI workflow
    • Improving GDI Color Quality
    • Load Balancing Proofers
    • Booksignatures
    • More about Soft Proofing
    • Soft Proofing with Display Task Processor
  • Limitations


Download the 'Proofing' sample training file.

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