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Birmy PowerRIP 4.0r1

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PowerRIP_4.0_Mac.toast_.sit (148.24 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
DT-BPR4.sit (2.15 KB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Guides on emulating older applications

Birmy PowerRIP 4 was a PostScript raster image processing software from the days when the Epson Stylus Color 500 and similar were popular. With Birmy it was possible to preview output for PostScript printers on a cheap inkjet.
Birmy could drive Epson Stylus printers connected via the Mac serial RS-422 interface.
RS-422 was a high-speed system similar to RS-232 but with differential signaling.
(RS-232 was the 9 pin male D-SUB connector for mouse, modem, and other serial devices common with PCs until the end of the last millennium.)

The CD comes with installers in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
Besides that, there are Adobe Acrobat Reader installers in the languages above.

First DL is the Toast file deflated with StuffIt 5.
Second DL is a DiskTracker file to preview the content.
The manual linked to the button above is the one for Birmy 3.

Architecture: 68k PPC