HELIOS, which makes cross-platform server solutions, is offering a free test drive of its server products for Mac OS X 10.1.
The Test Drive itself can be downloaded at HELIOS’ Web site. Each product enables up to three concurrent Mac or Windows users to test drive HELIOS networking and prepress server software for 30 days free of charge, according to company spokesman Bill Gram-Reefer.
HELIOS’ server products for Mac OS X 10.1 include: EtherShare 2.6 a high performance server for Mac clients; EtherShare OPI 2.1, a server-based OPI that includes image replacement with color separation and proof printing support; PDF Handshake 2.0, a PDF printing, OPI, and imposition solution; Create PDF Server for PDF Internet printing; and Print Preview 1.1, for last minute proofing
Additionally, HELIOS offers an installer, plus native Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.x server administration applications for easy setup and management of users, groups, volumes, printers, print jobs, ColorSync, and other server administration tasks, Gram-Reefer said.