The following are the minimum system requirements for additional tools for Imaging Engine 20 Powered by Adobe®. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running these tools on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.
These additional tools for Imaging Engine 20 Powered by Adobe® are:
Curve Pilot (which can include PressSync Pilot)
Bitmap Viewer (64-bit)
Color Pilot (which can include Print Control Wizard)
In the 18.x releases Print Control Wizard was a part of Curve Pilot. In version 20 the Print Control Wizard is integrated in Color Pilot 20. For system requirements and a list of supported Spectrophotometers look at the Color Pilot 20 System Requirements.
Minimum System Requirements for the additional tools Imaging Engine 20 Powered by Adobe®
Processor type and speed
Only x64 (64-bit) compatible processors (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.
For more info about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.
An NTFS volume is required.
The software can take up to 2 GB of disk space (depending on the application)
Also take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data.
A backup solution is strongly advised.
100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol. TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
Graphics and video
Minimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
All Esko applications running on Windows OS can use data that is available on network shares. These shares need to be on Windows file servers. We recommend to use Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019 as file server.
VMware ESX version
Hardware connections, including dongles, proofers, spectrophotometers and others may work, but are not supported. Customers should verify hardware support through their virtualization support channels.
Supported Operating Systems
Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.
If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Additional Tools for Imaging Engine Powered by Adobe® on a computer running an unsupported operating system.