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Starting with Apogee Prepress 13.0

At a Glance

Prepress 13.0.0 is the thirteenth version of Agfa Offset' advanced automated workflow for the commercial, digital printing, wide-format sign and display and packaging markets.

This page will help you starting with Prepress 13.0.


Applies To:

Perpetual products: Render, Manage, Integrate and PlateMaker

Subscription products: Essential, Workflow Base, Workflow Pro and PlateMaker


Tutorial Sample Files and resources

Download the sample files via the Prepress 13.0 Client: "Help > Apogee Prepress Online > Download Sample Files" or download them here.

Download the Prepress resources here and extract the resources on your Apogee Prepress Server.

  • Start your Apogee Prepress system.

  • Start the Configuration Manager (when your Prepress system is up and running): Start menu > Agfa > Config Manager.

  • Deselect the System and Task Processor Configuration settings.

  • Enable 'Overwrite existing resources and parameter sets on import'.

  • Click Browse and select the extracted Prepress resources folder.

  • Click 'Import'.


    Overview Apogee Prepress Tutorials


    Tutorials for Apogee Prepress
    • Basic Features
      • Quick Tour
      • Working with Hot Tickets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating Hot Tickets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Editing Hot Tickets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with Filters - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with Messages - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with Job Tickets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating and Editing Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating and Editing Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    • Prepress Administrator tasks
      • Creating and managing Device Borders - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating and managing Linearization, Calibration and Simulation curves - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating and managing Raster Preview Adjustment curves - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Creating and managing Web Growth Profiles - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Archiving Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Job Housekeeping - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    • Color, Proofing and ECO3
      • Color Management - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Proofing - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • InkTune - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • SolidTune - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • PressTune - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    • Apogee Impose
      Apogee Impose Tutorials (Basic)
      • Contents about this Tutorial - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 1: Creating a Basic Apogee Impose Job - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 2: Introduction to Marks - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 3: Creating a Job with Several Press Sheets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 4: Making Custom Folding Schemes - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 5: Press Sheet Layout Rules and Binding Options - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 6: Multipe Fold Sheets on a Press Sheet - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 7: More about Marks - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 8: Setting Folding Schemes for Auto Impose - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 9: Setting Auto Impose Rules - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      Apogee Impose Tutorials (Advanced)
      • Lesson 10: Imposing Multi-Part Jobs Interactively - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 11: Auto-Imposing Multi-Part Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 12: Applying Shingling - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 13: Number-Up Binding - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 14: Fold-Sheet Fitting - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 15: Unbound Flat Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 16: Unbound Folded Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 17: Auto-Fit Rules for Unbound Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 18: Web-Fed Printing - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 19: Custom Web-Production Schemes - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 20: Applying Glue Zones - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 21: Slow-Down Wheels - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 22: Renumbering Press Sheets and Book Signatures - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 23: Multi-Product Jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 24: Imposing for Digital Printing - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Lesson 25: Automatic Auto-Impose with Hot Tickets - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      Apogee impose Tips
      • Tip 1: Multiple Impositions on a Press Sheet - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Tip 2: Creating a Perfect Bound Book with a Glue-in Page using Apogee Impose - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    • Specific Functionality
      • Separation Handling - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Trapping - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Screening - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Apogee Preflight - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Interactive editing - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Automate - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Exporting documents - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • PrintSphere - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Versioning - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Web Growth - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with Multi part jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with Multi product jobs - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    • Production Center
      • WebApproval for the Print Buyer - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • WebApproval for the Print Center - Prepress 13.0 version available soon
      • Working with WebFlow - Prepress 13.0 version available soon

    Tutorials for Packaging
    Tutorials for Wide Format printing
    Tutorials for Apogee Color
    Tutorials for Apogee Prepress PlateMaker
      • Working with PlateMaker Client - Prepress 13.0 version available soon