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Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« on: October 30, 2014, 03:55:45 PM »
We just renewed our software (Nexus, etc) support contract for another year with Esko. After receiving an email thanking us, the email went on to say "Just to let you know, the new Imaging Engine has been released. This is an upgrade included in your support contract....". Are there any Esko users out there that employ this software? From what I could find on the net, it's more for flexo than offset, but can be utilized for both. It's also based on APPE, rather than Esko's previous stand-alone solutions. Any info would be welcome. 
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014, 04:33:57 PM »
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2014, 05:55:54 PM »
I don't use Nexus anymore but I think going with 'real' APPE is a good thing.
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2014, 01:19:36 PM »
We are scheduled to be installed middle of 2015, company still testing it.

I'm more interested in the unified editor that's rumored to be coming at about the same time.

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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2014, 03:57:05 PM »
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We are scheduled to be installed middle of 2015, company still testing it.

I'm more interested in the unified editor that's rumored to be coming at about the same time.

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Because it is offered as a free upgrade, I'm curious. So if you can shed any light on the good/bad points of Imaging Engine as you test I'd be interested in your feedback. We're still using v10.1.3 Nexus Classic front end + pdf RIP backend.
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2017, 01:40:49 PM »
Version 16 running now. Chews through files Nexus would choke on.

So far so good.


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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2017, 03:51:57 PM »
Thx G - good to know. We just got pricing for the upgrade. What was the learning curve like going Nexus > AE?
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2017, 02:32:45 PM »
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Thx G - good to know. We just got pricing for the upgrade. What was the learning curve like going Nexus > AE?


It's just a lot different as far as setting up workflows, fortunately we have a guy in the corporation that's had plenty of time to play with it. All about smart names.

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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2017, 02:37:47 PM »
Hi, G Town. Come back more often, we miss you.
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Re: Esko Imaging Engine - anyone have it?
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2017, 01:27:35 PM »
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Hi, G Town. Come back more often, we miss you.


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