Software Packages & Plans

Caldera solutions for digital printing

Compare our software packages

CalderaRIP is available in several packages (annual subscription plans or perpetual licenses) and PrimeCenter is available in annual subscription plans. Make sure you check our supported devices and technical requirements before purchasing our solutions.


Prepare your print & cut files

PrimeCenter is a prepress software designed to simplify the preparation of print and cut files. Located upstream of your production, PrimeCenter checks, corrects, sorts, groups and prepares your files for production. Click here to learn more about PrimeCenter.

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Annual subscription plans

PrimeCenter is available in different subscription plans depending on the automation level that you need.

Subscriptions are automatically renewed every year.

The manual package
The semi-automatic package
The automatic package
Number of users
Compatible with any RIP software and cutter supporting the PDF format
Integration with CalderaRIP & Zünd Cut Center*
Access to knowledge base & technical support (HelpDesk)
Service Level Agreement (SLA)**
Apply recipes
Manual or Automatic
Manual or Automatic
Recipe queue
Simultaneous automatic recipes***
Import files
Drag & Drop
Drag & Drop, Manual or Hotfolders
Drag & Drop, Manual or Hotfolders
Extract metadata from input filename
Global hotfolder
Inport and extract metadata from XML job ticket
Standard preflight checks & fixups (Callas profiles)
- PDF verification and conversion
- Vectorize fonts
- Generate cut contours
- Add crop marks
- Add grommets
- Split for re-nest
- Etc
Layout features
- Rectangular & True-Shape Nesting
- Canvas & True-Shape print bleed
- Annotations (Barcode 39, QR Code, texts, metadata)
- Double-sided printing
- Trimboxes with padding
- Add cut marks
- Mirroring
Application of preflight checks & fixups to input files
Manual or Hotfolders
Manual or Hotfolders
Apply multiple checks & fixups to input files
Add Tear-Off annotations
Apply fixups to output files
Add color under marks (fixup)
Ganging (nesting & sorting via specific metadata)
Automatically generate ready-to-export layouts
For manual export
For manual or automatic export
Export ready-to-print/cut PDF files
Manual or Hotfolders
Manual or Hotfolders
Crop output PDF to printed layout
Output ZCC files via direct data transfer
Custom output naming
PDF reports
Export metadata in ZCC files****
Automatically export ready-to-print/cut PDF files

*ZCC version 3.3 minimum is required for full integration with PrimeCenter.

**Service Level Agreement – When opening a support request on HelpDesk, the Caldera SLA guarantees a response within 2h, 4h or 8h depending on the severity of the issue.  

***Users of PrimeCenter Essentials, Pro and Max can create an unlimited number of recipes. PrimeCenter Pro can only process 1 automatic recipe at a time, and PrimeCenter Max can process up to 10 automatic recipes simultaneously. Additional automatic recipes can be purchased as an option if needed.

****Requires Zünd Cut Center version 3.3 minimum.

Get started with PrimeCenter 

Contact us to get a custom demo with our specialists.