FitPlot 5.2.1

Printing tool to manage plotter sheets
FitPlot - The main window of FitPlot allows you to import various types of files: PDF, TIFF, JPEG and EPS and place them wherever you want in the document.
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FitPlot is a simple to use yet powerful Mac app which extends your printer devices' capabilities.

In FitPlot you can place, resize, rotate, duplicate, and much more, images and documents of all graphic types (tif, jpg, png, gif, psd, pdf, eps).

This is done quickly and accurately, right on the virtual paper on which you are going to print.

You can place images of the types listed above, also you can drop images or use the copy / paste directly into the FitPlot page (for example drag and drop from a browser or copy and paste elements from a graphic application).

Why to use FitPlot?

Because it is an application that is fast, practical and precise at the same time.
You can get immediately results achievable only with more expensive programs, and, unlike these, in a much more straight and intuitive way.

Main features:

  • Packing of the images:
  • You can fill images in the available space (in a sheet of given width and variable-length [roll] or in one or more sheets of fixed size)
  • Merging of PDF elements:
  • Taking advantage of the transparency to white, characteristic of the PDF, you can merge, for example, a sheet of letterhead paper (PDF) with the raw text of a letter and export the resulting image in a new PDF to be sent for e-mail.
  • Imposition:
  • Given a multipage PDF, you can arrange the pages on the canvas so that, after print, folding and trimming, you get a brochure fully paginated. Create posters of any size composing the pieces printed on single sheets, taking care of print margins and overlaps.
  • Resizing scale drawings:
  • You can translate a drawing scale into another easily. You can even determine the drawing scale just knowing one real dimension in the drawing.

last updated on:
December 8th, 2014, 7:20 GMT
file size:
10.9 MB
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operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7.3 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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FitPlot - The Tools menu allows you to choose the page arrangement, flip the images, rotate them or apply different transformations.FitPlot - The Environment Preferences tab allows you to enable the init image and set values for the grid step.FitPlot - In the Insert Preferences tab you can choose a preset for the newly inserted images.FitPlot - The Packing Preferences lets you customize the packing options: add needed pages, expand / shrink area and set a value for the gap.FitPlot
What's New in This Release:
  • Business Cards Imposition: with this new feature FitPlot winks to the typography's world and becomes, even more, a powerful and economical instrument for prepress operations. This tool allows to easily impose a large number of business cards (or similar jobs) in a prepress layout, automatically composing front / back for you.
  • This new feature has so many customizations that calling it "business cards' imposition" it is limiting. In fact it can be applied in every situations where you have a front / back's composition of cards (or sheets) of the same size.
  • Crop marks on sides: crop marks are now independent for each side of an image.
  • Crop marks can now be set singularly (on four sides) from the info panel, from styles menu and, automatically, from the new "business cards' imposition" and from the old imposition (booklets).
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