Raster image processor (RIP)

Raster image processor (RIP),

Definition of Raster image processor (RIP):

  1. A device that rasterizes an image.

  2. Device that translates PostScript and other page-description language commands (vector data) into pixels or dots (bitmap data) for printing by a dot matrix, inkjet, or laser printer, or by an imagesetter. A hardware-software device, it sits between a computer and a printer.

How to use Raster image processor (RIP) in a sentence?

  1. HyperXpress, for example, is a high-performance printing and plotting software program that uses a RIP (raster image processor) to print large files.

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