Improving output quality
You can improve output quality by changing or turning off some program features that are not essential for your workflow.
You can try any of the following:
Turn off RIP and print on the fly, so that job processing and printing do not occur simultaneously.
Increase the RIP resolution.
Correct the length of printed jobs.
Simulate gravure printing, flexo printing, or offset printing.
Simulate appropriate light conditions.
Smooth out gradations.
Properly calibrate the printer. Some printers have an internal calibration feature that you can activate from the Printer & Workflow Settings tab.
Use a high-quality media that is suitable for the job. For example, use photo paper for vivid output of photographic images, and use a proofing media for CMYK proofing jobs.
Make sure that profiles and rendering intents are suitable for your job.
Recalibrate the printer. Recalibration adjusts the ink densities to those of the reference printer on which the media profile was created. A recalibration helps to ensure that the printer’s color reproduction properties remain constant.
Optimize the media profile for the best possible color results.
To verify jobs with the status Verification failed, perform a job-specific optimization. This process optimizes the job’s color management by creating a correction profile that better matches the color gamut of the simulation profile.
Use Color Editor to optimize a spot color. If the color quality of a spot color in the printout is unsatisfactory, you can replace it by measuring a truer color representation in another printout.
Force the use of pure black ink to remove CMY inks to achieve a more saturated black.
Remove color impurities that can occur in color management during the conversion from RGB to CMYK.
Adjust color by tweaking the percentage of ink for individual ink channels.