Version 14

a further boost to productivity

This new version of our bestselling RIP software brings big-time savings:
• up to 35% on PDF workflows,
• up to 60% on TIFF workflows,
• an incredible 90% in design time on Automated Double-sided Print&Cut.

CalderaRIP V14

New features

Workflows 35% faster with CalderaRIP V14

Smart Hotfolders

Discover the new algorithm to parallelize jobs processing submitted to CalderaRIP via hotfolders, benefit from up to 35% faster RIPing time on PDF workflows and save 60% time on TIFF workflows.

Smart Hotfolders also adds genuine capabilities to streamline your production:

  • Input Job order is preserved in output
  • Jobs submitted manually always have the priority
  • Workflows and QuickPrints also benefit from the new algorithm
  • Decide to “Delete files after processing” or use the “Legacy” settings to preserve them

CalderaRIP V14 Smart Import
Smart Import for


For CalderaCare users, Smart Import can automatically extract meta-data from the filename, such as the number of copies, targeted printer or presets in order to speed up job submission of traditional file-based workflows.



Developed to enhance CalderaRIP’s user experience, the QuickConfig feature increases job submission speed and flexibility by allowing you to freeze your current Print module configuration in one click.

Save 25% time with CalderaRIP V14

Adobe PDF Print Engine 5.5 and FineLine

Adobe PDF Print Engine is the engine for reliable and scalable PDF printing. Since the 5.5 version, the FineLine feature makes the rendering of thin lines sharper and small texts more legible.

CalderaRIP V14 APPE 5.5

CalderaCare V13.1 features now included for everyone

Double-Sided Printing

This function allows you to rotate, mirror and/or align the images independently to create the missing side. Users can generate side B from the original side A to save time.

Save up to 90% time with CalderaRIP V14

Nesting Content View

Nesting Content View feature allows you to filter and check jobs inside your production with search, archive and delete functions, giving you the power to closely manage all your jobs.

Nesting Content View zoom

And always further with Version 14.1

The user benefits include a 10% boost when processing PS & EPS files, new features designed to improve accuracy and expand digital printing and cutting possibilities, as well as more than 20 new print drivers.

Boost your PS & EPS workflow

Powered by Adobe PS Converter, Caldera’s PS2PDF engine ensures 10% faster processing for PS & EPS-based workflows. Combined with the powerful Adobe PDF Print Engine, it ensures a coherent, reliable and scalable printing workflow for high-quality results.

Use CalderaRIP on Apple M1 devices

As the only RIP solution especially designed for macOS platforms, Caldera is now supported on Apple devices equipped with the new M1 chip. (*look at What’s New for limitations)

Achieve more accurate cutting workflows

Version 14.1 supports the new Summa S One Series, which includes the OPOS Xtra feature. Achieve an accurate cutting process at all times, even on deformed or shrunk substrates. The OPOS Xtra feature can also be used with the HP Latex Plus cutters, which are supported in this version.

Ensure a color-optimized production

  • Benefit from the latest Idealliance textile targets to check the conformity of your prints and meet international standards for color consistency with our optional module Print Standard Verifier.
  • Generate NColor linearization targets for the X-Rite i1iO3 with the i1Pro3 Plus spectrophotometer.
  • Guarantee precise color measurements on textile materials with the full support of the TotalColor qb Textile Edition’s Sensing Unit.

And also...

macOS Debian CalderaRIP V14 CalderaRIP V14 New Drivers included 42+ xrite i1Pro3 Plus and i1iO

Official support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur and Debian 10.2

OS Compatibilities

New Drivers Included
More than 42 new printer and cutter drivers included

Supported Peripherals

Enhanced support for X-Rite i1iO3 and i1Pro3 spectrophotometers


And more!

Version 14 includes all previous versions’ features of CalderaRIP

Discover Version 13 features

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