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AFP Conversion Suite features include,


General Overview


• Create PDF, PostScript and Encapsulated PostScript with searchable text

• Transform AFP to other format directly without conversion to IPDS by the PSF (Print Services Facility)

• Optimize AFP transform either by speed or by quality

• Speedy conversion to efficiently handle production sized jobs

• Maintain directory tree structure for AFP conversion
• Delete or keep input files after conversion

• Customize output file name with date and time information as prefix or suffix


Color and Imaging

• Support 32bit full color conversion

• Support RGB, CMYK, Device Gray color model

• Support ICM intent and method

• Sharpen image and graphics in output
• Anti-aliasing for text and graphics

• Image rotation
• Adjustable image resolution for AFP to image conversion
• RLE and DeltaRow Compression for Bitmap and PCL

• Support for AFP to PCX, AFP to PSD, AFP to PBM, AFP to PGM, AFP to PNM, AFP to PPM conversion
• Compress monochrome TIFF files with LZW Compression and PackBits Compression

• Output 8-bit Grayscale, 12-bit RGB, 24-bit RGB, 48-bit RGB TIFF

• Output 32-bit CMYK, 64-bit CMYK

• Color separation of AFP page into four process colors, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, in four TIFF images

• Support G4 Gray separation for AFP document page

• Define Maximum Strip Size for FAX (G4 Encoding TIF)
• Auto Adjust Width to align with standard paper sheets for FAX

• Legacy support for CCITT RLE (G3 with EOL), G3 Encoding without EOL, and 2-D G3 Encoding

• Support monochrome, grayscale, 16-color, 256-color, 24-bit (16.7 million color), 32-bit (true color) bitmap

• Create 1-bit bitmap for CMYK separation

• Create 8-bit bitmap for CMYK separation

• Output Adobe Photoshop PSD file in either RGB or CMYK color space

• Support 1-bit (bitonal), 4-bit (16 colors), 8-bit (grayscale), 8-bit (256 colors), 24-bit PNG images

• Create transparent PNG files (RGBA color with transparency, 32-bit)

• Define custom background color for RGBA PNG

• JPEG Quality support for JPG and JPEG files


Text, RTF, HTML and XML
• Extract text from AFP files
• Support Western European, Central European, Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Thai, Turkish, UTF-8 encoding
• Extended support for CJK fonts including Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean

• Preserve hyperlink

• Remove bookmark and frames

• Keep line breaks between paragraph

• Output hidden text

• Output HTML with images in preferred format

• Zoom AFP document before conversion

• Define EOL (End-Of-Line) style among Windows, DOS, Mac, and Unix.

• Create complex document with complicated components
• Generate RTF files fully compatible with Microsoft Word (.doc) format for editing


PostScript and PDF
• Support PostScript language Level 1, Level 1.5, Level 2 and Level 3

• Translate inline form in AFP document to fill-able form in PDF file

• Import AFP files from Windows local or network shared folders

• Produce high fidelity PDF to the original print in AFP format

• Generate live hyperlink, vector-based graphics, and searchable text in PDF file

• Embed host fonts from IPDS/AFP document into PDF file

• Support font mapping and AFM and PFB fonts

• Process page segments, medium overlays, graphical overlays and inline forms

• Provide PDF creation intents such as print, screen, and prepress optimization

• Support PDF resolution from 72 dpi to 4800 dpi

• Encrypt PDF output for security and limited access

• Password protection with RC4 128-bit

• Redefine paper sheet size and page orientation in PDF file

• Support custom paper size definition

• Support PDF meta data such as title, subject, author, keywords

• Support PDF compatibility options from PDF version 1.1 to 1.7

• Support graphics scaling

• Generate PostScript files as intermediate of the AFP to PDF conversion

• Compact PDF files as smaller as possible

• Up to 2540x2540 dpi printing resolution