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DryLab System is a missing link in a dry printing revolution. Essentially, it is a software-based solution that allows you to work with any printer like on a professional DryLab but for a fraction of its price.

DLS is available in 4 versions covering different needs. The most advanced combines your local and network printers together as a single, multi-format and speed accelerated machine.

Why DLS?

Designed for fast processing and printing a series of photos with minimal effort. Ideal to use in photo laboratories as well as studio’s shoots.

Seamless instant color corrections and limitless cropping on a single or a whole group of photos makes DLS a perfect everyday solution.

Built-in archive allows on change corrections and touch photos as many time as you need. All operations are performed without image quality degradation and without modifying the original file.

Tailored to your needs

4 versions for different needs.

printer

Essential version for users that would like to take full advantage of their printer and get the speed and the comfort of work comparable to a professional DryLab.

  • Dedicated to a single printer.
  • Prints up to: 21x30 cm (A4).

printer+

Dedicated for printers capable to print on a variety of formats from one medium and/or prints in larger formats.

  • Dedicated to a single printer.
  • Prints up to: 60x80 cm (A1) or 100x30 cm (panorama).
  • Seamless printing multiple formats from one media.
  • Additional processing optimization for InkJet printers.

drylab

The most developed version that supports multiple local and network printers at the same time. Capable of grouping a different printers into a virtual single unit to accelerate the speed of printing.

  • All features included in Printer+.
  • Up to 8 local or network printers.
  • Up to 9 graphic stations.
  • Automatic print-job splitting between multiple printers of the same model.

hotfolder

General-purpose version capable of preparing photos and exporting them for future processing or exposing by minilab.

  • Up to 9 graphic stations.
  • Output to predefined structure of folders.
PrinterPrinter+DryLabHotFolder
Supported output devicePrinterPrinterPrintersHard drive
Number of printing devices supported by the system at the same time1180
Saving processed orders into files (with corrections and cropping)---
Number of supported graphic stations1199
Print Up to 21x30 cm (A4)60x80 cm (A1)60x80 cm (A1)-
Maximum panorama's size30 cm length100x30 cm100x30 cm-
Seamless printing multiple formats from one media--
Optimization of processing for InkJet printers --
Automatic print-job splitting between multiple printers of the same model---

Key Features

DryLab System is equipped with a number of features that help you go through the processing of a group of photos in a quick manner. Meet the most important of them.

drylab-instantcorrections

Instant color corrections: Y, M, C, D as well as Saturation, Gamma, Contrast, Sharpness and Levels.

drylab-cropping

Stepless cropping and crop rotation.

drylab-auto

Brightness and contrast automatic corrections. Optional Color Science I2E advanced plugin.

drylab-modes

Customizable border, free image sizing and positioning on a page. Colored background.

drylab-index

Multiple printing modes: Bordless/bordered Single picture, Index Print, Timestamping.

drylab-archiving

Automatic orders’ archiving up to 1000 orders in non-destructive editing workflow.

drylab-icc

Color Management workflow based on ICC profiles with print colors “soft proofing”.

drylab-printercalib

Precise printer alignment to compensate hardware margins and minimise crop differences.

Where to buy?

Our online 24/7 Shop is the simplest and the fastest way to buy our products. You can also ask our resellers about them.

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Specification

Here you can find all relevant technical information: comparing the current version with previous ones, hardware requirements and history of released updates.

  • Hardware Requirements
  • Change Log

OS:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 3 or higher)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64 bits)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (32/64 bits)

CPU:

  • Intel Pentium® 2 GHz with SSE2 instructions

Screen:

  • min. 1024x768px & 24bit

HDD:

  • min. 200 MB free space during installation.

v. 5.1.2(11/28/2016)

[+] Added option for quick corrections available from the keypad. Correspondingly buttons:
1,2,3 - gamma (plus, zero, minus)
4,5,6 - contrast (plus, zero, minus)
7,8,9 - saturation (plus, zero, minus)

v. 5.1.0(9/18/2016)

[+] Support for asymmetric resolutions e.g. 300x600 or 720x1440
[+] Possibility to print a Timestamp based on EXIF information
[+] Sent quantities are now kept in Archive

v. 5.0.3(9/8/2016)

[!] Bugfix for A4 format printing in Printer version
[!] Bugfix for group's definition in Printer+ version

v. 5.0.0(2/22/2016)

[+] Definition of printers and formats has been changed:
Printer visible in the software is matched 1:1 with the physical printer registered in the OS.
During adding a format the software make a copy of all printer settings for this format set up in the printer's driver.
[+] Additional processing optimization for InkJet printers.
[+] Additional print job summary as an order separator.
[+] DryLab as a“Virtual device” definition has been moved into the software configuration.
[+] New printing processor with new methods of optimization.
[+] ICC profiles have been moved into the Format adding part.
[+] Seamless printing multiple formats from one media.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

More technical details about DryLab System can be found in our FAQ.

Trial version

You’re not sure if DryLab System will meet your requirements and handle your printer? Download a free, time-unlimited and fully functional Trial version*. Test all the features offered by the software and dispel all doubts.

* Please bear in mind that the Trial version inserts a watermark in all printouts.