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in this video we will demonstrate features in DTFMagic® RIP used to optimise your production workflow including, barcodes, fotoba marks, and print label setup. 

This UI simplifies, streamlines, and declutters many elements of the DTFMagic® RIP UI while adding more control and customisation over production.

Rather than nesting on a block shape of each item, true shape nesting allows for nesting objects based on contour cut lines, allowing shapes to be nested within hollow spaces or irregular shapes.

In this video we will give a general overview of underbase and highlight white, and then look at how to set up single pass underbase and highlight white in the DTFMagic® RIP.

DTFMagic® RIP simplifies and streamlines your production by allowing you to edit your design directly from your application, make any file modifications you want, and automatically place the file back in the queue it was sent from.

The Variable Data Wizard or VDW in DTFMagic® RIP simplifies variable data management and customisation by automating the replacement of key data sets found in a job.

Rasterization is a helpful feature that allows for more natural looking gradients on transfers, while saving ink and increasing hand feel.
See how to get started with the rasterization plugins and presets found in DTFMagic® RIP.

DTFMagic® RIP Send to plug-ins allow you to design graphics in your favourite application, such as Adobe Creative Cloud or CorelDRAW, and seamlessly send the completed files to any one of DTFMagic® RIP products.

In this video well be looking at the Visual Print Positioning module for DTFMagic® RIP, which is used to accurately align your graphics onto garments using a live feed of your print platten.

Contour cuts can be applied in several ways. Automatically when files are imported, through the add contour cut menu selection, added while in the variable data wizard and finally in the contour cut dialog.

This Video explains how to use the Step and Repeat copy groups for textiles and wallpapers. Page copies, simple Copy Groups, Duplicates, and Template Copies with the same slot number. Different Methods of Making Copies

Take a look at the benefits of an all in one on-demand printing, designing, and eCommerce solution, in conjunction with Deconetworks estore interface, and the power of the CADlink queue with the Automatic Job Sorter (AJS) module.

For these packages, we’ve developed features that allow users to create, edit, or delete contour cut lines. Contour cuts can be applied in several ways. Automatically when files are imported, through the add Contour Cut menu selection, added while in the variable data wizard and finally in the contour cut dialog.

Learn how our Distressed Plug-in in combination with our Knock Me Color Out Plug-in can be used to add a vintage look to a design. This process will also demonstrate how the color of shirt can be set as the removed color in the design.

In this video we’ll cover the process of setting up ICC profiles in PMC lite and the Nix color sensor. In this process, you will create the Ink limits, linearization, and the ICC profiles.

In this video we will cover the process of producing a DTF job using DTFMagic® RIP. We’ll cover verifying your settings, setting up ink order, checking rasterization, performing a test print, and printing the job.

In this video we will explain how to use the add Contour Cut feature, as well as setting up an automated Contour Cutting workflow. . The cut lines are generated on the opacity of the graphics, we create the cut lines around solid areas regardless of color.

Create automatic cut lines around your variable data with the contour cut and the variable data wizard! enhancing the customisation process.

See how the Extend Production Area function helps to create space allowing a proper contour cut to be generated.

With the Variable Data Wizard, you can have your custom text serialized, creating things like badges, signs, and more with ease. By setting your own increments and ranges, text replacement serialization takes the tedious work out of large run production.

Knock Me White Out automatically removes the white from a design, so that the white of the shirt is used instead. Without the white printed in these areas, less ink is used and will result in a softer and lighter feel. 

How to use the variable data module in DTFMagic® RIP

The variable data module is a time-saving tool for efficiently generating transfers with personalised names. Its simplicity makes it a convenient choice for printing names on items like leavers’ hoodies or workwear. Additionally, it offers the capability to associate images with specific names, enhancing the customisation process.

Advanced contour cutting with variable data in DTFMagic® RIP

Contour cutting proves valuable when overlaying variable data onto an image. This video delves into its optimal applications and demonstrates the seamless integration of these techniques.

How to create multiple copies of an image in DTFMagic® RIP

Consolidating logos onto a film spread is a fast and straightforward task with DTFMagic® RIP. The video above provides a detailed explanation of the various methods involved in this process.

How to distress images in DTFMagic® RIP

Enhancing the appeal of printed garments, distressed images add a unique touch. DTFMagic® RIP simplifies this process with its built-in distressing module, offering multiple ways to achieve captivating and varied distressing effects on an image.

Using variable data with counter cutting.

Leveraging variable data for creating name badge transfers proves to be a valuable feature. With both the variable data and cutting modules installed in DTFMagic® RIP, you have the flexibility to incorporate distinct logos or the same logo with different names. The detailed process is explained in the video above.

Note: If you plan to cut out the transfers manually, you do not have to apply a contour cut.

Printing fade outs with DTF using colour boost in DTFMagic® RIP

Adjusting images with fade-outs for optimal results may require some fine-tuning. Utilising the colour boost feature in the queue provides a swift and uncomplicated method. If you wish to print out various examples to select the best version, the video above offers a comprehensive guide on how to achieve this.

The setup black removal wizard allows you to easily blend black areas of your design into black areas of your garment, allowing for an overall better print!

Learn how to choke the white when the DTFMagic® RIP is generating the white underbase. Choking the white helps stop the white from peeking out from under the design.