Key Features

  • Die Import (CFF2, DDES2/3, DXF)
  • Die Import Wizard
  • Auto Layout Module (optional)
  • Auto Optimize Module (optional)


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System Specifications

Operating System

  • Mac OS X:  10.5 and newer
  • Windows:  Windows XP SP2/SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 all editions.


x86 32-bit or 64-bit compatible (Intel/AMD).  Dual-core processor or higher is strongly recommended.


Minimum 1GB RAM.  4GB RAM is recommended.

Hard Disk

Minimum 4GB free space is required.  Please account for space used by saved jobs and exported files.


1024 x 768 resolution or higher is strongly recommended.


TCP/IP v4 enabled internet connection required to use Trial licenses.  No network connection is required to run Phoenix with Production licenses or in Demo Mode.


  • Mac OS X:  Java 1.5 or newer must be installed prior to installing Phoenix.
  • Windows:  None

Case Studies


Phoenix CAD

Phoenix_CAD_Logo_SmallPhoenix is a Step-and-Repeat software for packaging and label printers it produces print ready layouts quickly and accurately reducing costs and errors during the layout process.

Phoenix CAD is ideal for Folding Carton and Greeting Card printers who use CAD software to create multi-up dies or have a library of standing dies.

Phoenix Carton Cad Layout

Phoenix Carton Cad Layout

Phoenix CAD – This edition is targeted more towards carton printers who use a CAD-based workflow.  Powerful die import features are available supporting all major CAD formats.  Die import presets control precisely how CAD line types are interpreted.  Step & Repeat Tool is not included in this edition.

Open standards formats such as PDF, JDF, PS, CFF2, DDES2, DDES3, and DXF are fully supported in Phoenix, making it easy to integrate into your existing workflow.  Under the hood Phoenix utilizes Adobe ® PDF Library to provide native PDF import and rendering.  Exported PDFs, JDFs, and and PostScript files are optimized to reduce output size and reduce RIP times.

Phoenix Die Import

Phoenix Die Import

Phoenix features a fast, intuitive user interface with a tabbed design, allowing you to work on multiple jobs at once, and dockable panels designed to maximize your desktop real-estate.  Drag and drop files and folders from outside as well as just about anything within Phoenix, and place content with precision using smart snapping guides, geometry tool, properties panel or the command line.

  • Artwork to Die auto snap
  • CFF2, DXF, and DDES CAD Import
  • Interactive Die Import Wizard
  • Group based bleed overlap resolution
  • Die line editing capabilities
  • Dies synced across front & back sides