PowerRIP X is a complete redesign of the previous PowerRIP 2000 version. It uses Apple's OS X, ColorSync, and CUPS (The Common Unix Printing System) to create a seamless printer integration within the operating system. PowerRIP X creates accurate color or black and white proofs for graphic artists, photographers and printers from applications such as Quark 6, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Freehand. OS X by itself does not include, in versions 10.2 or 10.3, any built-in PostScript RIP for your printer with accurate color profiles. PowerRIP X drives 69 Epson printers including the Stylus Color 3000 and the new 4000 as well as
- Version 9 adds support for 10.6 Snow Leopard and supports previous versions Mac OS 10.5, 10.4, 10.3 and 10.2.
- PowerRIP X version 9 add support for the Stylus Pro R2880, 4880. 7880, 7900, 9880, 9900, 11880 printers.
- Version 9 Will not validate with a Version 5 Version 6 or Version 7 or version 8 Product ID Code.