Fiery System 9

There are many Fiery® tools that help you increase your productivity and improve the efficiency and quality of your print jobs. To help you take advantage of these tools, EFI™ has developed a comprehensive set of how-to guides that walk you through each tool. You can select any of the following tool categories for access to the how-to guides any time you need it.
Note: The how-to guides are intended for use with Fiery Command WorkStation 5® and Fiery System 9 software. Some files may work with previous Fiery software versions. Also, some Fiery features are dependent on specific engine capabilities. If you have any questions about your Fiery, please contact your Fiery supplier. Adobe Flash Player 7 or higher is required for the flash demos within some of the ZIP files.

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Document Preparation

Description File Size Download
Gang-Up imposition
Prepare and automate the production of business cards using SeeQuence Impose, a server-based imposition application option that streamlines and automates the imposition process, making production more efficient.
711.92 KB
Merge JPEG files and print a photo booklet
Submit and merge JPEG files from the same folder and automate job settings like imposition to create a photo booklet in few clicks.
20.51 MB
Print a perfect bind booklet
This binding method consists of a number of signatures or individual leaves between covers of much heavier paper, glued together at the spine with a strong flexible adhesive which is glued along the edges of the text sheets and binds the text to a wraparound cover.
11.54 MB
Print a booklet from SeeQuence Impose
Booklet Imposition in SeeQuence Impose is a fully visual and intuitive document imposition utility. It allows you to print multiple pages of a print job in a booklet style using any file format.
59.44 MB
Prepare complex documents to print
SeeQuence Compose provides centralized document assembly, WYSIWYG page level ticketing, preview and editing. From a single, integrated window, you can manage tabs and specify mixed media, taking advantage of the fully automated digital printing process to produce finished documents with minimal operator intervention.
11.66 MB
Print a booklet from the driver
Produce booklets using saddlestitch and perfect bound imposition schemes from any application without the need for more advanced imposition programs.
59.66 MB
Prepare a document to print using SeeQuence Suite
SeeQuence Suite includes SeeQuence Impose and SeeQuence Compose, which can work in a tightly integrated workflow, allowing you to accurately set up jobs and soft proof. SeeQuence Impose enables error-free lay-out at a sheet level, and SeeQuence Compose performs all document make-ready functions at a page level.
60.29 MB
Print a Calendar Booklet
Produce professional looking calendars using SeeQuence Impose, a server-based imposition application option that streamlines and automates the imposition process, making production more efficient
34.48 MB
Variable Data Printing

Description File Size Download
How-To: Print office jobs using Fiery FreeForm
Utilize Fiery FreeForm technology to enable variable data printing. Master element data for a VDP job is sent to the Fiery and rasterized separately from variable element data in order to achieve engine rated speeds. FreeForm has been enhanced to give the user the flexibility to control the mapping between the variable and master documents.
30.86 MB
DataProduce Personalized Postcards
Utilize MS Word mail merge engine to convert a customer spreadsheet into variable-element text. Combine a static background layout to produce postcards with a personalized marketing message on both front and back. The demo script showcases FreeForm technology and Fiery SeeQuence Impose to produce effective one-to-one communications.
2.72 MB
How-To: Print personalized variable length catalogs
Produce impactful one-to-one booklets to promote products and services by personalizing them with customer contact information and products offerings related to their personal preference, age and sex. The personalized booklets vary in page quantity and Fiery Impose adjusts the booklet layout based on the individual page count.
391.71 MB
Job Management

Description File Size Download
Automate job submission from the application
Configure a virtual printer, set job ticket specifications, and assign imposition properties in order to automate job submission from the application.
1.66 MB
Enable a native PDF workflow
Enable the native PDF workflow on the Fiery Server based on the Adobe PDF Print Server (APPE) interpreter to guarantee workflow consistency from creation to final output.
6.81 MB
Automate job submission with Hot Folders
Experience the automated method for sending files to print to a Fiery controller without the need of opening the native application and by doing a simple drag & drop. Fiery Hot Folders relieve the user of the repetitive task of configuring print settings for multiple jobs and allows the direct printing of files without need for opening an application.
15.84 MB
Optimize engine throughput
Take advantage of advanced job management functions at the Command WorkStation to optimize the throughput in your production printing environment.
11.48 MB
Print from a Windows client using the Fiery driver
Experience the easy, simple to use interface that highlights the basic printing options most commonly used by an office user and advanced users.
59.47 MB
Paper Stock Management
Have a centralized paper warehouse database to store attributes of the media stock and make it easy to associate paper trays with the loaded media stock at the print engine in order to ensure the operator uses the right media, with the right color profile for each print job. Easily specify different finishing options for each chapter in a multiple page job.
59.80 MB
Print from a Mac client using the Fiery driver
Experience how Mac users increase their productivity through automation with the ability to customize frequently used print settings and an intuitive interface.
59.36 MB
Optimize engine throughput
Take advantage of advanced job management functions at the Command WorkStation to optimize the throughput in your production printing environment.
310.56 KB
Graphic Arts

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Print Altona Visual Test Suite
Print the Altona Visal Test Suite to prove that the Fiery guarantees that the technology is fully PDF/X-3 compliant ensuring the best solution for proofing, press simulation and digital printing.
37.58 MB
Calibrate printer with EFI ES-1000
Calibrate your Fiery driven print engine to achieve accurate and consistent color documents. The Fiery controllers offer two calibration methods, using an external measuring device like the ES-1000 spectrophotometer or using the integrated copier scanner or ColorCal method. This how-to guide will describe the ES-1000 method of calibration.
405.46 KB
Print Ghent Output Test Suite
Print the Ghent Output Test Suite to prove that the Fiery guarantees that the technology is fully PDF/X-3 compliant ensuring the best solution for proofing, press simulation and digital printing.
21.01 MB
Perfect Auto trapping and diagnose color issues
By using the Fiery Auto Trapping feature included in the Graphic Arts Package Premium Edition, you can get professional level results without extensive knowledge of trapping rules. The feature accomplishes this by automatically correcting mis-registration of Fiery driven printers.
7.20 MB
Image Enhance Visual Editor (CWS v5.3)
Fiery Image Enhance Visual Editor allows for critical last minute photo editing and saves prepress time by eliminating lengthy image editing and helps makes photos look their best. The automated workflow in the easy to use interface allows operators to see a before and after preview before submitting the job for print.
3.14 MB
How-To: Use pre-press tools at the Fiery server
Preflight is a Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition feature that evaluates print jobs for potential printing errors before printing. PostFlight Report is diagnostic tool that complements the Preflight feature to provide global and object-specific information about how files are color managed at the Fiery server.
5.38 MB
Calibrate Printer with ColorCal
Calibrate your Fiery Driven print engine to achieve accurate and consistent color documents. The Fiery controllers offer two calibration methods, using an external measuring device like the ES-1000 spectrophotometer or using the integrated copier scanner or Colorcal method. This how-to guide will describe the ColorCal method of calibration.
624.42 KB
Capture Colors and Reproduce them Accurately
Use the ES-1000 spectrophotometer to capture colors from colored candies and reproduce them accurately in your color documents.
498.39 KB