Software

Comprehensive software solutions for optimized direct to garment printing.

Getting a perfect print on the garment of your choice is easy with the help of Ricoh’s RIP software. Use ColorGATE Productionserver, included with your RICOH Ri 1000 or RICOH Ri 2000 direct-to-garment printer, for advanced functionality and vibrant, accurate colors. The optional Spark Design Software allows you to personalize your graphics.

ColorGATE

Enjoy industry-leading color management technology with ColorGATE RIP Software.

Vibrant

Enjoy bright, rich color and achieve retail-quality prints that pop! ColorGATE makes it easy to create custom apparel that your customers will love.

Fast

Spend less time ripping and more time printing. ColorGATE delivers faster processing time for converting your images into printable files.

AnaRIP

AnaRIP software is intuitive and easy to use. Included with your printer purchase, AnaRIP helps you get started printing as quickly as possible.

Easy

AnaRIP’s default profiles are optimized to provide beautiful results in most printing scenarios. For highly specialized prints, included tools make further custom adjustments a breeze.

Quick

When it comes to DTG printing, all images must be processed and exported as a printer-readable file. AnaRIP is designed for use with your machine and rips images in seconds.

TrueView

Preview your design in true color. AnaRIP TrueView accurately matches colors on your monitor with your shirt color, so you can see how your printed garment will look when it’s complete.

Calculate Ink Cost

AnaRIP accurately measures the amount of ink required and how much it will cost, helping you to set shirt prices more easily.

Kothari Pro RIP

High-performance DTG printing demands high-performance RIP software. Get ultra-optimized color profiles and advanced functionality with Kothari Pro RIP created by industry leader, Kothari Info-Tech.

More Profiles, Less Ink

Get brighter, more accurate colors with Kothari Print Pro’s expanded set of highly optimized print profiles. Kothari Print Pro even helps you save money by reducing ink usage on black garments by up to 44 percent when compared to AnaRIP software.* Utilizing an advanced algorithm based on the garment’s color, the software minimizes waste by more accurately calculating the amount of ink needed to complete your print.

*Ink usage test performed on black t-shirts using a set of standard sample images printed in “White Highlight” mode with default settings.

Advanced Features

Unlock the power of Kothari Pro RIP software with advanced features like RIP image color manipulation, the ability to turn individual colors on and off when testing print settings, and white highlight feature that allows you to print with both white and color in a single pass.

Spark Design Software

Personalization in a Flash: Ignite your Creativity with Optional Spark Software Package

Simple Personalization

Highly intuitive yet powerful user interface allows you to customize graphics. Change shape, adjust size, add text, adjust colors, add texture and more.

Many Features & Effects

Easily apply drop shadows, double outline effects, distress and more to the designs you create.

AnaRip Integration

The Spark software is custom designed to seamlessly work with the AnaRIP software. Simply press print and the Spark software automatically rips the file for the printer.

Customizable Proposal System

Spark gives users full control over pricing options, customizable to fit your business needs. Get instant quotes by setting your own unit costs, selling prices, discounts, tax rates, etc.

ColorGATE System Requirements

Specs ColorGATE Minimum Requirements
Recommended Graphics Application PhotoShop/Illustrator/CorelDraw/Action Illustrated
Compatible File Formats TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, PSD, AI, BMP
Required Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Pro, Enterprise), Microsoft Windows 10 (Pro, Enterprise), Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Windows Server 2019, Apple macOS with Parallels Desktop
Installation & Operation USB port for hardware dongle required; LAN adapter, TCP/IP for network access required, software-based licenses require internet access (the software must connect to license server approximately once per day)
Interfaces Ethernet, TCP/IP, USB, FireWire
CPU Intel Core i3-2100 / Athlon II X2 340
RAM 4 GB
Free Disk Space 120 GB
Display Resolution 1280 x 1024
Recommended Requirements for Using One Printer
CPU Intel i5-7500 or newer / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or newer
RAM 8 GB
Free Disk Space 120 GB SSD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Recommended Requirements for Using Multiple Printers
CPU Intel i9-9900K or newer / AMD Ryzen 7 3800X or newer
RAM 16 GB
Free Disk Space 512 GB NVME
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080

AnaRIP & Kothari Print Pro System Requirements

Specs AnaRIP Kothari
Recommended graphics application PhotoShop/Illustrator/CorelDraw
Compatible file formats TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, PSD, AI, BMP
Required Operating System Windows 7/8/10,
32- or 64-bit
Windows 7 (32-bit) or later
Minimum processor and memory PC Based 2.0 GHz,
2GB RAM
Pentium i5 2.3 GHz or faster,
4GB RAM
Computer storage 2GB hard drive space High speed SATA interface. Size depending upon
the TM usage requirement (Print Pro uses hard disk
as primary scratch space for storing image files).
Recommended
100GB or more free hard disk space.
Minimum monitor resolution 1024 x 768 or higher SVGA 1360 x 768, 24-bit color or better
Maximum image size 4800 x 5880 @ 300 dpi

Spark System Requirements

Specs Spark
Required operating system Windows 7/8/10, 32- or 64-bit
Minimum processor and memory 2.0 GHz, 2GB RAM
Compatible file formats TIFF, PNG, JPG, PDF, PSD, AI, BMP
Free disk space 50GB
Minimum monitor resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
Maximum image size 4200 x 5400 @ 300 dpi

Start printing with RICOH Ri 1000