With KODAK PROFESSIONAL Digital Print Production
Software / DP2 v.17, we continue to meet the needs of pro
labs in today's ever-evolving professional market. DP2 v.17
is a powerful platform building on a long history of image
quality and productivity improvements that facilitate lab
workflow and the creation of innovative products.
With v.17, we are delivering additional functionality and
A new customizable reporting system
A first-of-its-kind wheelman tablet app that replaces old hardware-based solutions for color correcting
Improved digital press workflow with support for HP Indigo printers
Improved creative products through vignette tools and specialized CNP look profiles
You provide an ANDROID tablet and Bluetooth®,
and we'll provide familiar color correction tools in
an App*. You control the wheel size, sensitivity, and
sound/vibration. This App is a free download from the
KODAK Pro Lab Resource Center for DP2 customers.
Brings popular wheelman features onto a tablet devices with sensory feedback
Adjust Images and Analyzer Modes
Wireless Bluetooth® connection
UI configurable by end user
The Wheelman App has a short learning curve with
familiar user interactions. Additionally, this App
replaces older, expensive dedicated hardware solutions.
* App has been tested on: SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 8.0 WiFi 16GB and
ASUS NEXUS 7.0 WiFi 16GB tablets with CIRAGO Bluetooth® USB Adapter
DP2 Software has been — and continues to be — an essential part of your lab's production system. At every stage of your lab's workflow, DP2 ensures smooth interactions and performance at peak efficiency. From scanning and image file importing, through manipulation, printing, storage and beyond, Kodak's flexible and scalable approach provides the tools your lab needs to build a powerful, progressive digital future.
DP2 is the digital imaging backbone for professional labs and can meet the expanding set of photographer and
consumer needs for creative prints, cards, calendars, photobooks, albums, and now digital services like QR codes
and video slideshows.
It is an integral part of a lab's creative and production environment and offers:
Unmatched, comprehensive, image-enhancement, product-creation, and production-automation features
An open architecture that allows third-party software applications to seamlessly integrate with the platform
(business accounting, photographer front ends, lab-created production automation, and more)
Sophisticated, fast rendering for very large, complex products—no current product on the market comes close
Dynamic templating that allows for automated production of one-off, customer-unique packages
User configurable to optimize different task-driven workflows
Scalable from one to hundreds of workstations
Tools that enable remote service, support, training, and reporting
DP2 software is a database-driven, digital-imaging production system that provides labs with input, optimization, and output operations and workflows.
New in V17
Control user permissions to prevent inadvertent cropping
Improve order accuracy and fewer remakes
Rendering and Output Improvements
Render using sub sampled images on lab specified nodes
Support for JDF templates and a single hot folder with HP INDIGO printers
Render a PDF with a quantity of front and back cards and an order separator card
New FUJI FRONTIER Digital Lab Systems interface eliminates re-rendering at the printer
Improved visibility of render status of all render engines
Set up a specific queue for mirrored output (rather than on every product)
Generate multiple copies of rendered images for uses beyond printed output (e.g. uploads, discs, etc.)
Option to embed profile in rendered image
General improvements to productivity and quality
Improve productivity on output like order sheets and service items
More flexible workflows for rendered digital files
Product Workflow Categories
Lab definable "Workflow" field tied to DP2 products
Allows separate processing of order items based on their production workflow
Designed for KODAK PROFESSIONAL Collections and Creations Software orders, but useful on all DP2 orders
Better control when processing orders with different types of products
Composite Job Generator
Automatically increment print quantity by number of absentees
Improve order accuracy and avoid special orders/li>
Integrated HTML Scripting
WYSIWYG editor to create custom HTML scripts
Integrated access and use of real time, dynamic order data
More useful reports, emails, and even DP2 windows
Business System Support
General method to feed business systems for any order creation workflow that originates in DP2
Customizable by lab to support any number of workflows and systems
Vignette and Radial Blur Effects
Create vignette effects without using masks
Center the focus of the effect at any position on the image
Control 6 individual parameters to design desired vignette effect
Simulates the photographic lens effects to produce creative, popular products
Custom profiles can be applied during rendering
Easy to implement for specific products, orders, or customers
Designed for custom color saturation and black-and-white results
Achieve more saturated color while maintaining skin tones
Achieve unique B/W looks
"Expand" text option to increases character spacing to both left and right edges
Products can be rotated CW, CCW, and 180°
Display actual font sized used when auto-sizing
Improved tools and product design options
Improved auto-cutting parameters to prevent skin blotching
Improved auto-detect and cutting of blue screen images
Better results with less manual correction
Simultaneously move chosen sets of facial feature grid points
Improved adjustment process and productivity
Unleash the power – and the sales – of video slideshows
Put the ANIMOTO
team of directors,
editors to work for
you, funneling all
their talents into
creating a video
slideshow for beautiful results,
including a wide range of video
styles and rights-managed music.
Your pro lab adds value since
you've already color corrected
the order, retouched imaged, and
created DP2 order items which can
be used in the video slideshow.
Offering a professional video
slideshow along with prints and
albums completes the Collection.
Fully automated process for
creating video slideshows
Convenient customer edit/
approval option through lab's
own web presence.
50 styles + 280 song choices in
360, 480, and 720p resolution.
Commercially licensed, white
labeled for pro photographers.
Standard ANIMOTO videos for
labs selling direct to consumer.
Key video slideshow features added in v.16
A new video "preview player" option that allows professional photographers to share a link with their clients to drive sales.
A new type of video specifically licensed for "direct-to-consumer" applications for pro labs who sell directly to consumers.
With the latest QR code and video slideshow features, DP2 v.16 opens new product categories and revenue sources for pro labs.
Introduced in v.15:
QR codes encourage and promote mobile sharing. Photographers can integrate QR codes into their marketing materials
to create an interactive sales experience. Consumers can scan QR codes included on their prints and albums to view
video slideshows, connect with their social media sites, or even place orders.
Video slideshows are a great way to memorialize and relive life's important events and moments. The DP2 interface
with Animoto enables pro labs to efficiently deliver video slideshows with the quality, convenience, and full service that
Scan to view a video slideshow (for demonstration):
Add this optional software module to your DP2
workflow. Better images can drive more sales for you
and your clients. This software is designed to find
facial features that need retouching and uses operator adjustable, image processing algorithms to manipulate
those images. It can smooth complexions by retouching
blemishes and wrinkles, and whitens teeth and eyes as
needed. You can use this feature in either batch mode
or interactive mode. The feature is user-friendly with a
short, fast learning curve.
Operating Systems Supported:
WINDOWS 7 32-bit or 64-bit
VISTA 32-bit (with SP2)
WINDOWS XP 32-bit (with SP2)
Database Managers Supported:
MICROSOFT SQL Server (optional)
MICROSOFT SQL Server Express 2008 / JET (included)
We offer comprehensive DP2 licensing plans that include:
Use of DP2 software for number of workstations required in your operation
A full release each year with features based on customer requests and industry trends
Technical support hours, remote diagnostics and email/phone support. (Support is provided for the 2 latest versions of DP2.)
Webinar or on-site training hours, customized to your needs
Additional Per Use charges apply for KODAK PROFESSIONAL Auto Retouching Software and the Animoto Video Slideshow feature
New for v.17:
Access to DP2 technical information and downloads via the
KODAK Pro Lab Resource Center
including a broad collection of DP2
Insights videos available 24/7 demonstrating the system's
If you are not currently a DP2 customer and would like more information, please email us at
or call 1-800-235-6325 x86 (US toll free)
To help pro labs gain the maximum benefits of the powerful features in DP2 software we offer a variety of support options:
Highly trained and experienced technical specialists provide support via phone and email.
In the United States and Canada:
Call toll free 1-800-822-1414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Eastern US Standard Time) Monday through Friday.
Other than United States and Canada:
Local service contact information and hours of coverage are provided during your initial 30day trial period. Your first point of contact should be to contact your local Kodak representative. If you are not sure who to contact, send an email to
the US/C mailbox.
Context Sensitive Help System within DP2. From any screen, select the <F1> key or the corresponding menu choice.
An integrated Problem Reporting System automatically captures and sends details about errors that occur during the operation of DP2. to our technical specialists to expedite diagnosis and correction.
Color management and image quality optimization by image science engineers for system calibration, device color profiles, and the end-to-end color management. Customized color profiles can be developed upon request.
Training─remote/webinar and onsite. Each training event is customized based upon your needs.
Tips and techniques─written procedures/examples, podcasts, and videos for download by Premium Members from the ProLab Resource Center.
Annual two-day Pro Lab Workshop in Rochester, NY for DP2 users worldwide. Covers features of the latest release, as well as "hands-on" sessions for novices and experienced users.