RIP Software

A Raster Image Processor or RIP turns vector images into high-resolution images. RIP Software works as a translator/converter between PS images on your computer to raster images on your printer. More advanced RIP Software allows users to enhance workflow in production printing  by batch processing, nesting, cropping, "best-fit", preview, Advanced layout functions, scaling and queing print jobs. Some Post Script (PS) printers have RIP Software built-in to enhance workflow. Popular RIP Software producers include: ImagePrint and ColorBurst.