Software supports creative design process.

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Part of MediaCompass(TM) suite of online tools, ShareStream® Elements provides central, secure, Internet-accessible portal for management, routing, and approval of graphic content. It works in concert with ShareStream PRO's color-critical online soft-proofing capabilities to create comprehensive design-to-print collaboration workflow for customers. Users have full access to Adobe® Acrobat® Pro annotation and collaboration toolset within MediaCompass.



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RR Donnelley Expands Soft-Proofing Offerings with ShareStream® Elements



Premedia Technologies' Latest Release of ShareStream(R) Soft-Proofing Technology Moves Upstream to Support Creative Design Process

CHICAGO, Aug. 21 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD) today announced ShareStream(R) Elements, a major new addition to its proven ShareStream soft-proofing and collaboration platform. ShareStream Elements brings the power of routing, approval and collaborative workflow to the creative process. As an integrated component of the MediaCompass(TM) suite of online tools from RR Donnelley Premedia Technologies, ShareStream Elements works in concert with ShareStream PRO's color-critical online soft-proofing capabilities to create a comprehensive design-to-print collaboration workflow for customers.

"Customers told us they loved the workflow tools that they were using to collaborate on color with ShareStream PRO," said Ronnie Sarkar, Senior VP of Business Development and Technology for RR Donnelley's Premedia Technologies. "They have said that they wanted to extend the same tools upstream into their creative workflow processes."

Among the new capabilities of ShareStream Elements is full access to the Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) Pro annotation and collaboration toolset within MediaCompass workflows. "Customers are familiar with the power and sophistication of the Adobe Acrobat technology," continued Sarkar, "But many struggled with creating a framework for effective routing and approval workflows. E-mail is not a workflow tool." ShareStream Elements provides a central, secure internet-accessible portal for the management, routing and approval of graphic content.

"This latest release of ShareStream demonstrates our continued commitment to developing tools and technologies that make our customers more competitive and efficient," said Mary Lee Schneider, President of RR Donnelley Premedia Technologies. "We have shown that accurate color could be viewed online with our landmark SWOP(R) certification in 2003. Now we're extending the technology even further upstream into the creative, concept and design stages."

ShareStream Elements is available to RR Donnelley's Premedia Technologies' customers beginning in August 2006.

MediaCompass, RR Donnelley's comprehensive suite of integrated online asset management, workflow and collaboration tools, includes the following exclusive tools:

-- Image Merchant(R) for digital asset management.
-- ShareStream(R), for color and content soft-proofing, document routing and approval
-- DemandSelect(SM) for dynamic publishing
-- AdSpring(R) for ad-placement and management workflow
-- Photo-flow(R) and StudioStream(R) for remote photography approval and proofing tools.

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE:RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.rrdonnelley.com/ .

CONTACT: Media, Doug Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President Marketing & Communications, +1-630-322-6830, doug.fitzgerald@rrd.com

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