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Tech Update: Supported Operating Systems
At A Glance:

:Apogee Prepress 7 is supported on a variety of 32-bit operating systems.

Applies To:

Prepress Automate, Manage, Control, Render, PDF, PDF & Proof, Platemaker

How It Works:

Prepress server, satellite and client software is supported under a number of different operating systems. A few general rules apply.

  1. All Windows operating systems must be 32-bit. In no case is 64-bit supported, including the Prepress Client.
  2. Macintosh OSX 10.4 or higher is supported. Earlier versions are not.
  3. Upgraded operating systems are NOT supported. Installs must be clean, not upgraded.
  4. Do not use Microsoft Automatic Updates to install SERVICE PACKS until they have been cleared by your Agfa support organization. Other patches and security updates are acceptable.
  5. Do not update your Macintosh software to a new level (e.g., 10.5.x to 10.6.x) until Agfa has tested and released an official statement of support.
  6. Prepress server and satellite should always be installed on the same operating system, e.g., Windows 2008 R2 for both. Mixed environments are not supported.
  7. QMS is supported on all Windows platforms listed below.

Windows Mac

The following operating systems are supported. If not specifically noted, no support exists.

Windows 2003 Standard Server, Service Pack 2, R2

All versions of Prepress & Platemaker; Windows Clients

Windows 2008 Service Pack 2

All versions of Prepress & Platemaker; Windows Clients

Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3

Prepress versions Control, Render, PDF, PDF & Proof, Satellite; Windows Clients

Windows 7 Client, Professional or Ultimate

Prepress versions Control, Render, PDF, PDF & Proof, Satellite; Windows Clients

Windows Vista (all versions), Service Pack 2

Windows Clients

Macintosh OSX 10.4 or higher

Macintosh Client

Macintosh OSX 10.6.x is only supported in Prepress 6 or higher.

Why is this Important?

As you invest in new hardware or integrate additional technology, knowing what your workflow can use helps you plan for integration and growth.

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