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Perfect prints begin with Ricoh RIP software

We offer a variety of software solutions optimized for direct to garment printing, to give you for enhanced functionality and vibrant, accurate colors.

Included with Ri 1000, Ri 2000

ColorGATE Productionserver RIP Software

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.

For Ri 1000, Ri 2000

AnaRIP Software

AnaRIP software is intuitive and easy to use, and 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.

For Ri 1000, Ri 2000

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: Get brighter, more accurate colors with Kothari Print Pro’s expanded set of highly optimized print profiles.

  • Less Ink: 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.

  • RIP image color manipulation: Gives you the ability to turn individual colors on and off when testing print settings.

  • White highlight: The white highlight feature enables printing with both white and color in a single pass.


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
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
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
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,
Pentium i5 2.3 GHz or faster,
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).
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

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