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25 Jan 2002

Microspot delivers X-RIP Preview 2.0 drivers for large-format Mac OS X printing

Microspot, a UK-based multinational software and hardware company devoted to the Macintosh and PC markets, today announced the availability of X-RIP Preview 2.0 for Mac OS X. The release is being sent to publishers, beta testers and select individuals.

X-RIP Preview 2

Microspot X-RIP is a professional Mac OS X printer driver which utilizes the latest Mac OS X (10.1.2) operating system technologies to provide near photographic output on a wide range of large format printers (plotters). The product is suitable for CAD, technical illustration, graphics, publishing and photographic output.

The preview release is valid until February 8th, 2002. Please send your comments and feedback to the Microspot development group at: The company is actively looking for feedback on Mac OS X large format printing needs from end users and developers. So send in your comments.

To obtain X-RIP Preview 2 for testing purposes please contact Microspot at the email address listed above.

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