How to Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Print Quality: FlightCheck

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In this article, Markzware shows how to preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 files for print quality. Also provided in the article is a video of FlightCheck pre press software for Mac, to further demonstrate the process:

Graphic designers need to create a proper Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 page layout, before printing. A file-inspection application can preflight Illustrator and other print files, to check document details and ensure print quality control.

Markzware offers printing solutions that often receive positive reviews from industry influencers and other loyal users. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a stand-alone preflight solution that can check and package Illustrator files, as well as provide a preflight report.

It is a good idea to check your Illustrator (.ai) and other prepress file types, to catch errors before they cause printing issues. See how to use the FlightCheck preflight application, as shown in this demonstration video:

How to Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Print Quality: FlightCheck


Markzware’s FlightCheck lets you double check .ai Creative Cloud 2017 and other prepress files for troublesome items, before the files go to production. Packaging with FlightCheck gathers all of the files needed for the print job.

How to Preflight Illustrator CC 2017 Print Quality on Mac:
• Install and activate the FlightCheck application.
• Click on your desired checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls. Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, per your print workflow’s needs.
• Drag and drop your Illustrator CC 2017 file onto the FlightCheck icon, so Markzware’s app can begin preflighting the document for you. FlightCheck will provide a preflight report on the possible printing issues that you indicated.

Your customer provided a native file or PDF with the wrong resolution? No worries. Markzware‘s FlightCheck saves time when you need to check print files. Besides, it’s much easier to use FlightCheck for your preflight inspection, than having to eye every tiny detail in the entire document.

There are many advantages to using FlightCheck preflight software:
• is easy to use and simplifies collaboration and sharing the print job with team members, customers, vendors, printers, etc.
reduces material and labor costs.
• saves time, allowing the workflow to proceed faster.
lets you customize and manage each preflight checklist detail with Markzware’s flexible Ground Controls.
• can preflight both PDF and non-PDF documents for printing quality.
• examines a list of essential print checkpoints, to ensure that the workflow does not overlook them.
optimizes the prepress process by reducing human error and demands on the workflow.
notifies users of errors, their location, print category details and other data.
expands the list of capabilities you can offer to customers.

FlightCheck Ground Controls to Help You to
Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Print Quality:

FlightCheck Ground Controls to Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Print QualityFlightCheck offers several features, including:
• batch preflighting to check multiple files in one preflighting session, to allow a higher production level.
• support to accommodate workflows that use multiple file types.
• Ground Controls options that give you the freedom to customize your print workflow.
• support for a variety of regional languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.
packaging of the print job files into a single folder that enables collaboration.
preflight report on possible printing issues.

Stop issues before they get too far in the print workflow! FlightCheck can help you to critique multiple print documents for ads, books, magazines, newspapers, and many other DTP products.

FlightCheck can preflight a myriad of file formats:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• EPS
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• TIFF
• Word
• and much more

Pre press software can greatly help you to prepare print files for distribution. Markzware‘s FlightCheck allows you to customize preflighting, adding consistency to the print workflow.

Some print areas that FlightCheck can examine in documents include:
• colors
• fonts
• image resolution
• file format
• missing images
• ink density
• ICC profiles
• image type
• embedded images
• transparency
• trapping
“FlightCheckFlightCheck allows you to see if you need to fix a file, before your print workflow puts too much time and effort into a print job. FlightCheck ensures file specifications are correct, in advance of file distribution.

You can buy this preflight solution, via the FlightCheck page. See more desktop publishing software and printing solutions for DTP, on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Print Quality: FlightCheck

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