Zevrix Solutions (http://www.zevrix.com) has released ArtOptimizer
2.3, an update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe
Illustrator. The new version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow
ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of document links and
performs image adjustments, reducing the size of Illustrator job. In
order to eliminate excess image data, ArtOptimizer automatically
scales the images in Photoshop to match their dimensions in
Illustrator, changes resolution according to the target resolution
specified, and reimports images to Illustrator at 100 percent.
In addition, ArtOptimizer can automatically convert image colors,
apply sharpening filters, merge and delete layers, and run Photoshop
Actions during processing. Version 2.3 also addresses several
performance and stability issues.
ArtOptimizer 2.3 can be purchased from the Zevrix Solutions web site
for US$129.95, as well as from authorized resellers. A demo is also
available for download. ArtOptimizer is available for Mac OS X
10.4.2-10.6 and works with Adobe Illustrator CS-CS4.