[argyllcms] Re: Device links for ProofMaster v4

  • From: Nikolay Pokhilchenko <nikolay_po@xxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:56:23 +0400

Hi Michael!
What if ask the ProofMaster should the RIP support standard ICC Device Links? 
If it should, just ask them to resolve the problem. I hope that ArgyllCMS 
profiles are standard, so they should be supported by RIP.
If the answer of ProofMaster will be: "No, It shouldn't. It supports only our 
proprietary device-links" You had to by the option or reverse engineering and 
fake RIP's proprietary device links (it may be illegal in the terms of RIP 

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 07:59:39 -0400 Michael Davis wrote:
>For many years I've had great results using Argyll CMS to create device links, 
>which I load into my old ProofMaster 3.1.5 RIP to fine-tune the prepress 
>proofing. I now need to upgrade to the current version of ProofMaster RIP due 
>to the old Epson 3800 printer having expensive problems, and other reasons.
>The new ProofMaster v4 seems to only accept device link profiles generated by 
>its own "Advanced Color" option which I did not licence as it was $2000.
>My two questions: 
>? Does anyone know how to use Argyll to make compatible device links for 
>ProofMaster v4?
>? Is there another way around this by just using a device link to generate a 
>revised printer profile?
>Any advice would really be appreciated (I'm no expert user). Thank you.
>Mike Davis

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