Quite Imposing 3 is an imposition plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. (Imposition software rearranges the pages in a PDF so they can be correctly printed in spreads and signatures on a printing press, or as a booklet on a desktop printer.)
New to version 3 is support for Acrobat X, Support for PDF/X-4 and PDF/X-5, a Creep Assistant, Mirror Alignment on back of sheet, speed improvements, and more. The Plus version adds Variable Data merge, Page Resizing (anamorphic or not), Selective page rotation to fix tall/wide mixes, Step and Repeat, Extract pages, Define bleeds, Page numbering, Manual imposition, Masking tape, and more.
Version 3 also includes the hundreds of other features of version 2. Prices range from $475 to $899.
Jeff Gamet is a contributing editor for Design Tools Monthly, the executive summary of graphic design news. He is also the morning editor and reviews editor for The Mac Observer and iPodObserver.com, and contributing writer for Layers Magazine and Photoshop User. He writes the InBrief column for InDesign Magazine, and is the author of “The Designer’s Guide to Mac OS X,” from Peachpit Press
When Jeff isn’t writing about the graphic design world, he’s talking about it on the Design Tools Weekly podcast with co-host Jay Nelson. He also talks about Apple and the Mac world every week on The Mac Observer’s Apple Weekly Report.
Jeff studies, tests and reviews new software and technologies for the Macintosh community as well as the design and print industries. He is a former Pre-press specialist, and has nearly 25 years experience with computer technology. Jeff trains, lectures and consults on techniques for more efficiently using Mac OS X in creative environments throughout the country.
In the rare moments when he can get away from his MacBook Pro, Jeff spends his time climbing and biking in the Colorado mountains.