How to Use Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16 for Professional Printing
Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16 is a powerful RIP software that allows you to print high-quality graphics with your Roland inkjet printer or printer/cutter. It offers many features and benefits that can enhance your productivity and creativity, such as:
A built-in PANTONE library that lets you match spot colors accurately and easily.
A spot color replacement feature that lets you change any spot color in your design file with another from any Versaworks library, without reopening the source file.
A variable data printing feature that lets you print personalized graphics with different text, images, or serial numbers.
A support for up to four Roland devices simultaneously, so you can manage multiple print jobs from one computer.
An embedded ICC profile support, ink level adjustment tools, soft proofing capabilities, and advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options.
In this article, we will show you how to use Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16 for professional printing, step by step.
Step 1: Install Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16
To install Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16, you need to have a Roland inkjet printer or printer/cutter that is compatible with the software. You can check the compatibility list on the Roland website. You also need to have a Windows computer with the following system requirements:
Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit), Windows 7 Ultimate/Professional (32/64-bit)
Intel Core i5 or higher processor
8 GB or more of RAM
40 GB or more of free hard disk space
An internet connection for registration and updates
To install Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16, follow these steps:
Download the installer from the Roland website or use the CD-ROM that came with your printer.
Run the installer and follow the instructions on the screen.
When prompted, enter your serial number and register your product online.
Restart your computer and launch Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16 from the desktop icon or the Start menu.
Step 2: Add Your Printer and Set Up Your Preferences
To add your printer and set up your preferences, follow these steps:
In Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16, click on the Printer menu and select Add Printer.
Select your printer model from the list and click OK.
If you have more than one printer, repeat the steps above to add them all.
Click on the Edit menu and select Preferences.
In the Preferences window, you can adjust various settings such as language, units, default media size, color management, queue options, etc.
Click OK to save your changes.
Step 3: Import Your Design File and Adjust Your Print Settings
To import your design file and adjust your print settings, follow these steps:
In Roland Versaworks 4.8 Free 16, click on the File menu and select Import.
Browse to your design file and click Open. You can import files in various formats such as EPS, PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, etc.
Your design file will appear in one of the queues at the bottom of the screen. You can drag and drop it to another queue if you want.
Double-click on your design file to open the Job Settings window.
In the Job Settings window, you can adjust various settings such as layout, media size, orientation, scaling, cropping, tiling, nesting, marks, color mode, quality mode, ink options, etc.
If you want to match a specific PANTONE spot color in your design file to a CMYK value that can be reproduced on your printer, click on the Spot Color tab and select PANTONE from the Library drop-down menu. Then select the PANTONE color you want to match from the list and click OK. aa16f39245