Support

At Serendipity Software we are always happy to help.

Looking for a software update, product manual, or access to the forums?
Check out the links below.

LiveHelp is available 10am-5pm (AEST M-F) via Skype but the Knowledge Base is always open!

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Download the most recent software version for your Blackmagic proofing solution.

 

Patches for use with the Install Local Updates option are available here (version 5.3 and above).

 

Software updates do not include the HTM drivers. All HTM/Printer's Screening drivers are available for download via the Serendipity Updater application within the software.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Before upgrading your software, please check you meet the minimum system requirements.

 

SUPERPRO USB Dongles Only:When installing the software, it is important to have also installed the dongle drivers. Click here to access our FTP site and download the drivers.

 

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Blackmagic v7.0

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 7.0 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 14th March, 2016.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v7.0

 

This is version 7.0 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 14th March, 2016 as part of the Blackmagic 7.0 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v7.0

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 7.0 and Serendipity Megarip 7.0.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 14th March, 2016.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 7.0 release of Blackmagic on 14th March, 2016.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v6.0.01

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 6.0 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 30th November, 2015.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v6.0.01

 

This is version 6.0.01 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 30th November, 2015 as part of the Blackmagic 6.0.01 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v6.0.01

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 6.0.01 and Serendipity Megarip 6.0.01.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 30th November, 2015.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 6.0.01 release of Blackmagic on 30th November, 2015.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v6.0

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 6.0 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 12th June, 2015.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v6.0

 

This is version 6.0 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 12th June, 2015 as part of the Blackmagic 6.0 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v6.0

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 6.0 and Serendipity Megarip 6.0.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 12th June, 2015.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 6.0 release of Blackmagic on 12th June, 2015.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.4.03

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 7th August, 2014.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.4.03

 

This is version 5.4.03 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 7th August, 2014 as part of the Blackmagic 5.4.03 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.4.03

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.4.03 and Serendipity Megarip 5.4.03.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 7th August, 2014.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.4.03 release of Blackmagic on 7th August, 2014.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.4.02

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.4.02

 

This is version 5.4.02 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2013 as part of the Blackmagic 5.4.02 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.4.02

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.4.02 and Serendipity Megarip 5.4.02.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.4.02 release of Blackmagic on 17th December, 2013.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.4.01

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 23rd September, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.4.01

 

This is version 5.4.01 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 23rd September, 2013 as part of the Blackmagic 5.4.01 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.4.01

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.4.01 and Serendipity Megarip 5.4.01.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 23rd September, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.4.01 release of Blackmagic on 23rd September, 2013.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.4

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 5th June, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.4

 

This is version 5.4 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 5th June, 2013 as part of the Blackmagic 5.4 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.4

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.4 and Serendipity Megarip 5.4.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 5th June, 2013.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.4 release of Blackmagic on 5th June, 2013.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.3.03

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.3 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 19th September, 2012.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.3.03

 

This is version 5.3.03 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 19th September, 2012 as part of the Blackmagic 5.3.03 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.3.03

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.3.03 and Serendipity Megarip 5.3.03.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 19th September, 2012.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.3.03 release of Blackmagic on 19th September, 2012.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.3.02

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.3 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 29th June 2012.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.3.02

 

This is version 5.3.02 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 29th June 2012 as part of the Blackmagic 5.3.02 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.3.02

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.3.02 and Serendipity Megarip 5.3.02.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 29th June 2012.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.3.02 release of Blackmagic on 29th June 2012.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.3

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.3 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 15th December 2011.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.3

 

This is version 5.3 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 15th December 2011 as part of the Blackmagic 5.3 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.3

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.3 and Serendipity Megarip 5.3.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 15th December 2011.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.3 release of Blackmagic on 15th December 2011.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

Important Note:

Updates for v5.2 are now available by using the Serendipity Updater application, downloadable from here.

 

Blackmagic v5.2

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.2 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.2

 

This is version 5.2 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2010 as part of the Blackmagic 5.2 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.2

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.2 and Serendipity Megarip 5.2.

 

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

This version was released on 17th December, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.2 release of Blackmagic on 17th December, 2010.

The Mac OS X version contains both 32 and 64 bit options.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.1.02

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.1 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 8th September, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.1.02

 

This is version 5.1.02 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 8th September, 2010 as part of the Blackmagic 5.1.02 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.1.02

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.1.02 and Serendipity Megarip 5.1.02.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent v5.1.02

 

This is the version included with the 5.1.02 release of Blackmagic on 8th September, 2010.

 

 

 

Epson WT7900 White Plates Patch

 

This is a patch for the Blackmagic software only to fix a bug with the Epson WT7900 driver failing to render and print jobs with white plates included.

 

Unzip the files and copy them to the bin directory. If any slaves/cluster nodes are in use they will also need to be updated.

 

 

Blackmagic v5.1.01

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.1 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 13th August, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.1.01

 

This is version 5.1.01 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 13th August, 2010 as part of the Blackmagic 5.1.01 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.1.01

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.1.01 and Serendipity Megarip 5.1.01.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.1.01 release of Blackmagic on 13th August, 2010.

 

 

 

LPR/TCPIP Destination Patch (Windows Only)

 

This is an update to the Serendipity Software destinations library for Windows only.

It fixes a bug causing the printer to become stuck and stop printing jobs after the first few are completed.

 

To install, download the file and unzip. Copy the two (2) .so files to the lib/destinations folder inside the software installation directory.

 

The files to be copied are: lpr.so and tcpip_port.so

 

 

Blackmagic v5.1

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 5.1 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 25th June, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v5.1

 

This is version 5.1 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 25th June, 2010 as part of the Blackmagic 5.1 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity C5 Client v5.1

 

This is the C5 Client for Serendipity Blackmagic 5.1 and Serendipity Megarip 5.1.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 5.1 release of Blackmagic on 25th June, 2010.

 

 

Blackmagic v4.0.03

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 18th March, 2010.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v2.0.03

 

This is version 2.0.03 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 18th March, 2010 as part of the Blackmagic 4.0.03 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 4.0.03 release of Blackmagic on 18th March, 2010.

 

 

Blackmagic v4.0.02

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 17th December, 2009.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v2.0.02

 

This is version 2.0.02 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 17th December, 2009 as part of the Blackmagic 4.0.02 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 4.0.02 release of Blackmagic on 17th December, 2009.

 

 

Blackmagic v4.0.01

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 16th November, 2009.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v2.0.01

 

This is version 2.0.01 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 16th November, 2009 as part of the Blackmagic 4.0.01 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 4.0.01 release of Blackmagic on 16th November, 2009.

 

 

 

Serendipity Dynamic Library Patch

 

This is an update to the Serendipity Software dynamic library.

It fixes memory allocation failures that can occur when rotating clockwise by 90 degrees. This problem occasionally shows up when rotating during rendering and nesting, or processing imposed jobs from Celebrant and Brisque RIPs.

 

To install, download the appropriate file for your operating system and copy it to the bin folder inside the software installation directory.

 

 

Blackmagic v4.0

 

This includes both the Server and Client and requires a version 4 enabled dongle.

A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server.

 

This version was released on 3rd August, 2009.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v2.0

 

This is version 2.0 of the Serendipity Client.

The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products.

 

This version was released on 3rd August, 2009 as part of the Blackmagic 4.0 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 4.0 release of Blackmagic on 3rd August, 2009.

 

 

Printer driver for the HP T1100

 

This is a driver for the HP T1100 and will work on v3.4 and greater. To install, quit the Server, copy the file (t1100.so) into the "printers" folder and start the Server. The Mac version is a universal binary for Intel and PPC.

 

 

 

Printer driver for the HP Z6100

 

This is a driver for the HP Z6100 and will work on v3.4 and greater. To install, quit the Server, copy the file (z6100.so) into the "printers" folder and start the Server. The Mac version is a universal binary for Intel and PPC.

 

 

 

USB Destination (v1.06)

 

This is a an updated destination for USB printers on Windows machines for v3.4. There are two fixes in this. First is Windows Vista not being able to see the printer in the destination when trying to select it. Second is for all Windows versions not being able to select a HP USB printer in the destinations. To install, copy the ssusb.so file to Program Files/Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/destinations. Backup the current one first.

 

 

FTP Destination fix v2.02

 

This is a fix for the FTP destination which was broken in v3.3 and v3.3Patch1. Error message reports "FTP Error 550: Applications: The system cannot find the file specified. Cannot send file filename.pdf". To install, download the file and copy it to the "destinations" folder.

 

 

 

Serendipity Blackmagic v3.3p1

 

This is a patch to update Serendipity Blackmagic 3.3 to version 3.3p1.

 

Note: You should also download the updated Client, otherwise you will get annoying errors popping up.

 

After installing this update a Pentium 4 or better CPU (for Win/Linux versions) will be required for the software to run.

 

After installing this update you will notice the speed rating of your Server would have increased. This is normal and is due to the speed-ups implemented in this version.

 

Here is a list of changes:

  • Processing speed-ups, especially for RDT descreening modes and ICC profiles

  • Improved Celebrant polling speed

  • More responsive QueueManager and RIPMonitor

  • Unicode fixes for foreign languages like Japanese and Chinese

  • DropZone now has configurable number of copies

  • Workbench now has an Add to Archive option. Right click to activate

  • Improved SoftProofing speed, especially for screened data

  • New Signature import filter for the Signastation V2

 

To install:

  • Make sure both the Server and Client are not running

  • Unzip (Win/Mac) or Untar (Linux) the downloaded file

  • Copy the contents of bin to Serendipity Blackmagic/bin

  • Copy the contents of ifilters to Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/ifilters

  • Copy the contents of printers to Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/printers

 

 

USB Destination

 

This is a patch that fixes a problem when driving a printer using USB from the Mac OS X for v3.2.01. To install, copy the file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/destinations.

 

  • Download:
  • Mac

 

 

New lib file with fixes

 

This new lib file fixes a problem in the CMM for the release of v3.2 where the Absolute Rendering Intent sometimes rendered all background to Black. This also allows imposed pages from FujiFilm Celebrant and Scitex Brisque that contain blank pages to be processed.

 

To install, copy the file into the Serendipity Blackmagic/bin folder. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first.

 

Note: This will only work with a release version of Serendipity Blackmagic v3.2.

 

 

 

Celebra Input Filter v3.48

 

This input filter fixes a problem with step and repeat imposition jobs where the repeated jobs were not being shown. This was with jobs from Celebrant v6.0.3.

 

To install, copy the celebra.so file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. it is recommended that you make a backup of the existing one first.

 

 

 

New lib file with fixes

 

This new lib file has some slight speed improvements when used to process Brisque Impose files that have a large number of markers. This also fixes a problem where files would autoproof if the poll cache is cleared (i.e. if the RIP polling is turned off and on and is re-polled) all files currently in the directory will be submitted for autoproofing again.

 

To install, copy the file into the Serendipity Blackmagic/bin directory. It is recommended that you make a backup of the current file first. This is for v3.1 only.

 

 

 

Printer driver for the HP5000/5500 v3.04

 

This HP driver has a cutter control under the customise section for the Pagesetup, which allows you to turn the cutter on or off.

 

To install, copy the hpstork.so file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/printers. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing one first.

 

 

 

Scitex Brisque Input Filter v2.69

 

This input filter fixes a problem where some markers were not being shown and some colour bars that were part of the image would render as black and not in the correct plate colour.

 

To install, copy the sscitexbrisque.so file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing one first.

 

 

 

Serendipity Blackmagic v3.1

 

This is version 3.1 of Serendipity Blackmagic. Includes both the Server and Client, as well as localisation for German, Japanese and Chinese. A standalone Client package is also available, which allows remote access to the Server. This version was released on 12th August, 2005.

 

 

Serendipity Client v1.1

 

This is version 1.1 of Serendipity Client. Serendipity Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products. Includes localisation for German, Japanese and Chinese. This version was released on 12th August, 2005 as part of the Serendipity Blackmagic 3.1 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 3.1 release of Serendipity Blackmagic on 12th August, 2005.

 

 

 

TIFF Based Generic Input Filter v2.39

 

This input filter fixes a decompression error "AdobeDeflate compression support is not configured". These files were from a Creo Prinergy system.

 

To install, copy the tiffrip.so file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. it is recommended that you make a backup of the existing one first.

 

Note: If you are using JobGenie you need the TIFF Based User Configurable input filter, available below.

 

 

 

TIFF Based User Configurable Input Filter v2.39

 

This input filter fixes a decompression error "AdobeDeflate compression support is not configured". These files were from a Creo Prinergy system.

 

To install, copy the tiffripprog.so file into Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing one first. This is for use with JobGenie.

 

 

 

X-rite DTP94 (optix) Reader Plugin v1.05

 

This plugin fixes a bug where incorrect reading and measurements were taken. Recommended update for all v3.1 users that have this instrument.

 

To install, copy the file to Serendipity Blackmagic/lib/readers.

 

 

Serendipity Blackmagic v3.0.02

 

This includes both the Server and Client, as well as localisation for German and Japanese. A standalone Client package is also available which allows remote access to the Server. This version was released on 11th February, 2005.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v1.07

 

This is version 1.07 of the Serendipity Client. The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products. Includes localisation for German and Japanese. This version was release on 11th February, 2005 as part of the Serendipity Blackmagic 3.0.02 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 3.0.02 release of Serendipity Blackmagic on 11th February, 2005.

 

 

Serendipity Blackmagic v3.0.01

 

This is version 3.0.01 of Serendipity Blackmagic. Includes both the Server and Client, as well as localisation for German and Japanese. A standalone Client package is also available, which allows remote access to the Server. This version was released on 6th December, 2004.

 

 

 

Serendipity Client v1.06

 

This is v1.06 of the Serendipity Client. The Client allows remote access and configuration of Serendipity products. Includes localisation for German and Japanese. This version was released on 6th December, 2004 as part of the Serendipty Blackmagic v3.0.01 release.

 

 

 

Serendipity Polling Agent

 

This is the version included with the 3.0.01 release of Serendipity Blackmagic on 6th December, 2004.

 

 

Celebra Input Filter v3.19

 

This is a new input filter for Celebra RIPs that supports the Gateway feature.

 

To install, copy the file into the /lib/ifilters directory. it is recommended that you backup the existing one first. You will need to re-poll the RIP once installed (i.e., turn the polling off, on and "poll now" three times).

 

 

 

Fix for Celebra Plate Merging Problem

 

This is a fix for the Celebra which had a bug when plate merging.

 

To install, copy the file into the /usr/lib directory (Linux) or the Blackmagic/bin directory (Mac/Win).

 

 

 

Harlequin Input Filter Update v2.11

 

This is a new input filter for the Harlequin RIP which fixes a couple of problems where plates would not stitch together properly.

 

To install, copy this file into the Blackmagic/lib/ifilters directory. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first.

 

 

 

Heidelberg Deltalist Input Filter v2.17

 

This is a new input filter for the Heidelberg Delta RIP which fixes a problem where special colour names were not being matched, despite being present in the library.

 

To install, copy this file into the /Blackmagic/lib/ifilters directory. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first.

 

 

 

Java Client for Blackmagic v2.6.03

 

This is a new Java Client for Blackmagic v2.6.03 (not compatible with other versions). It has some fixes for the Database Manager, making it more reliable. It also has a fix for the Preview tool that failed to start or load images (on Mac OS X v10.3).

 

To install the Mac version, download the disk image and mount it (if it does not mount automatically). Select the SS Client and drag it into the same location as the current install. Once installed, run the Client as normal.

 

To install the Windows version, copy the file (ssclient.zip) to the Blackmagic/lib/java directory. DO NOT UNZIP THE FILE. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first.

 

 

Scitex Brisque Input Filter v2.57

 

This is an updated Scitex Brisque input filter. It fixes a bug in VirtualPress that caused single pages to error with an "Illegal InputPlane" message. It also allows special colours that are LW only to be imaged correctly and fixes a problem where images would be missing on the final output.

 

To install, copy the file into the Blackmagic/lib/ifilters directory. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first.

 

 

 

TIFF Based Generic Input Filter v2.38 for Agfa PrintDrive

 

This is a new input filter for the Agfa PrintDrive which uses the TIFF Based RIP. This fixes a problem where jobs would give errors processing on Mac OS X. The error may look like "Not enough data for scanline 4608. Error filling descreen buffers".

 

To install, copy the file to /Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. It is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first. Once installed, go to your RIP setup and select User Configurable as the RIP driver and edit the customise section. Change the RIP type to PrintDrive and you may need to select the "Flip Byte Fill Order" check box. Turn the polling off, on and re-poll 3 times.

 

It is also recommended to download the TIFF Based User Configurable Input Filter v2.05, available below.

 

  • Download:
  • Mac

 

 

TIFF Based User Configurable Input Filter v2.05 for Agfa PrintDrive

 

This is a new input filter for the Agfa PrintDrive which uses the TIFF Based RIP. This fixes a problem where jobs would give errors processing on Mac OS X. The error may look like "Not enough data for scanline 4608. Error filling descreen buffers".

 

To install, copy the file to Blackmagic/lib/ifilters. it is recommended that you make a backup of the existing file first. Once installed, go to your RIP setup and select the TIFF Based User Configurable RIP driver. Choose edit and select Agfa PrintDrive as the RIP type. You may need to select the "Flip Byte Fill Order" check box. Save the setup and go to the RIPMonitor. Turn polling off, an and re-poll 3 times.

 

It is also recommended to download the TIFF Based Generic Input Filter v2.38, available above.

 

 

DTP41 USB Support v2.0.6

 

This is a plugin for Serendipity Blackmagic v2.6.02 on Mac OS X that supports both the USB and serial modes of the X-rite DTP41.

 

To install, copy the file to the Blackmagic/lib/readers directory.

 

  • Download:
  • Mac

 

 

Updated Driver for the Mutoh 6000 (Sherpa 43)

 

This is an updated driver for v2.6.02 and is compatible with v2.6.03. This has an option for switching the Light Cyan and Light Magenta inks over. This is available in the customise section of the Pagesetup.

 

To install, copy the file to the Blackmagic/lib/printers directory.

 

 

 

Updated Epson FireWire for Mac OS X v1.03

 

This is an updated Epson FireWire destination. It fixes a problem where Blackmagic would not support more than one Epson plugged in via FireWire.

 

To install, copy the file to the Blackmagic/lib/destinations directory, go to the destinations control panel and reselect which FireWire device you wish to use.

 

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  • Mac

 

X-rite DTP22 Plugin v2.05

 

This updated plugin fixes a problem with newer DTP22 devices where Blackmagic would connect to the device but fail to read any squares. Only install this plugin if you are experiencing problems.

 

To install, copy the file into the Blackmagic/lib/readers directory.

 

 

 

X-rite DTP41 Plugin v2.05

 

This updated plugin fixes a problem with failing to read a linearisation strip from certain printers. Only install this plugin if you are experiencing problems.

 

To install, copy the file into the Blackmagic/lib/readers directory.