Specifications, Tools and Links

Tools & Libraries

This page contains tools and libraries mainly for software developers. However, some tools are quite useful for people, who just like to comprehendCIP4's job ticket formats in depth. The JDFEditor would be such an example. This software allows you to view and edit JDF and XJDF files.

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Further information

Here you will find links to more detailed, and technical information regarding the CIP4 data formats. For each of these formats we give a short introduction as well as the current specification. The JDF and XJDF specification includes the messaging formats JMF and XJMF respectively. Moreover, examples for these formats can be found there. Please click on one of the sub-topics.

(Exchange) Job Definition Format


Print Production Format

Interoperability Conformance Specifications

JDF Archive on Confluence

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Specifications, Schemas, ICSs, name registries and examples