New Canon imagePROGRAF Drivers for CalderaRIP software

22 November 2021

French printing software company Caldera has announced the official support of the Canon imagePROGRAF GP Series, with new drivers for CalderaRIP. These new Canon drivers expand Caldera’s award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals for wide-format production.  

Canon’s new series of roll-to-roll printers for banner and poster printing is comprised of four models: the Canon IPF GP200, Canon IPF GP300, Canon IPF GP2000 and Canon IPF GP4000, all of which are compatible with CalderaRIP software. Thanks to the addition of the fluorescent pink ink, this range offers an exceptional color gamut to deliver stunning colors for your banners and posters.  

Tomokazu Tajima, Senior manager of LFP EMEA, Canon Europe, comments: “As retail, hospitality, and leisure businesses across EMEA focus on reopening and recovery, bright, vibrant promotional poster graphics have a critical role to play in grabbing the consumers’ attention, driving footfall and stimulating sales. The new imagePROGRAF GP Series printers have been developed for graphics producers, creative agencies and in-house print departments serving these businesses. These printers can produce stunning vivid colors which bring campaign visuals to life, day after day, print after print. We are delighted that CalderaRIP supports our GP series. CalderaRIP enables an easy and efficient printing workflow of which I am sure that our customers will appreciate and value highly.” 

Compatible with macOS and Linux, CalderaRIP is the best choice to drive and make the most out of your Canon equipment. Highly versatile and fully scalable, our solution has already been adopted by thousands of print service providers around the world to tackle a variety of print & cut, indoor and outdoor applications while increasing their productivity.  

Indeed, CalderaRIP is a comprehensive workflow solution embedding a range of powerful features for layouting and color management, including:  

  • A True shape nesting algorithm to generate optimized layouts and help you reduce media waste  
  • The XRite i1Prism Profiler for ICC profiling 
  • The latest version of Adobe PDF Print Engine to ensure accurate design reproduction 
  • And more!  

Need to go further? Discover Caldera’s complete ecosystem by combining CalderaRIP with PrimeCenter, our solution for advanced file preparation. From nesting to preflighting and cutting marks, PrimeCenter streamlines all your prepress operations and generates ready-to-produce files for CalderaRIP, in order to help you save time, reduce manual errors and avoid unwanted waste.  

CalderaRIP is a versatile, powerful and multi-brand RIP solution which integrates seamlessly in any wide-format Print & Cut environment. Compatible with more than 1600 digital printers and cutters from major manufacturers, Caldera helps you save time and achieve coherent results on your entire production fleet. With just one RIP license, drive all your Print & Cut peripherals and make the most of your investment. 

All drivers are available for download on Caldera WorkSpace 

Contact us to request a CalderaRIP demo or to discuss with a Sales representative.   

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