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Electronic Ink is a software studio devoted to creating finely crafted small software products. The company is among the foremost developers of Xtras for Adobe Director, and has been a part of the Director development community as creators of XObjects, Xtras, and complete CD-ROM productions since 1990.

You can view our list of Xtras for download and purchase on our products page:
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PrintOMatic 1.8
Posted December 15, 2011

The current release version of PrintOMatic and PrintOMatic Lite is 1.8.

This version is compatible with Director 11 and 11.5, and supports as Mac OS X "Lion" as well as Windows 7.

If you own version 1.7.x of PrintOMatic or PrintOMatic Lite, you will need an upgraded serial number to work with the latest version of the Xtras.

New users, and users of versions older than 1.7 will need a new serial number for these Xtras.

For more information, and to download unregistered versions of the software that you can try out before you buy, visit our products page.


December 2011 (1)
June 2008 (1)
May 2008 (2)
April 2008 (3)
March 2008 (1)
February 2008 (1)


Adobe Director (9)
Beta (3)
Director 11 (4)
Mac OS X (5)
Printing (3)
PrintOMatic (7)
PrintOMatic Lite (4)
Upgrade (2)
Windows (3)
Xtras (7)
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PrintOMatic 1.8 Beta 5 for Mac and Windows
Posted June 2, 2008

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The Only Printing Xtras for Director 11?
Posted May 21, 2008

Ok, sure, PrintOMatic and PrintOMatic Lite for Director 11 are still in beta form, not final releases yet. But the fact is, you can download, use, and even publish with them right now using Director 11.

So as far as we know, that makes PrintOMatic the only cross-platform printing solution that's currently available for -- and built for -- Director 11. Sure, that's going to change soon: other folks are working on updating their Xtras too.

But if you need to print from Director 11 right away, go ahead and download our betas and use them. From all reports we've heard the betas are pretty solid and reliable.
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PrintOMatic 1.8 Beta 3 for Windows
Posted May 20, 2008

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PrintOMatic 1.8 Beta 2 for Mac OS X
Posted April 23, 2008

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PrintOMatic MX 1.8 Beta 1
Posted April 21, 2008

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Free Upgrade to PrintOMatic for D11
Posted April 8, 2008

Any Electronic Ink customer who purchases a copy of the PrintOMatic MX or PrintOMatic Lite MX Xtra after March 1, 2008 will be entitled to a free upgrade to the Director 11 compatible version of the Xtra they purchased when it is ready for release.

Copies of PrintOMatic MX or PrintOMatic Lite MX purchased prior March 1, 2008 will be upgradeable at a cost of US $50.

We anticipate releasing Director 11 compatible versions of PrintOMatic and PrintOMatic Lite by the end of April 2008.
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PrintOMatic and PrintOMatic Lite for Director 11
Posted March 20, 2008

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Upcoming Releases of Our Xtras
Posted February 4, 2008

The PrintOMatic MX, PrintOMatic Lite MX and Table MX Xtras remain actively under development, debugging and improvement.

It is our goal to release updated versions of our Xtras in parallel with updated releases of Macromedia (now Adobe) Director. That's all we can tell you at the moment.

The cost for registered users to upgrade has historically been free for minor bug fixes and improvements, and a nominal $50 US for releases that have required substantial engineering efforts (e.g. major new operating systems, chip architectures, etc.)

To ensure you can receive a discounted upgrade quickly when new versions are released, take some time in advance to locate your serial number. The easiest way to do this if you haven't saved or printed a copy of your original registration email is to search the Lingo code of a production that uses one of our Xtras for the "register" command.

We will post more information about upcoming releases of our Xtras on this page and via RSS feed at http://www.printomatic.com/rss
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