On our Markzware creative media blog on print media, I came across an article by a USA-based services company. They offer magazine publishing, magazine printing, mailing, distribution and much more. They handle magazines, including:
- Cosmetic Beauty
- Corporate Aviator (sounds related to preflighting!)
They have an electronic file submission page. This page is for print-work and DTP layout projects from various stateside publishers.
Markzware FlightCheck was praised:
Linked Photos and Graphic Files
RASTER (PHOTO) FILES:
Scans need to… be at 100% [size] in your layout software and saved as CMYK eps or CMYK tiff. Double check that files are CMYK and not RGB. FlightCheck is a wonderful software the will… do this check… many other magazine-critical checks. Click here to visit their website.
Using quality control software for a preflight check (print quality check) is vital. To do this, you can use a stand-alone prepress tool, such as FlightCheck. Take responsibility for creative graphic design work and arrangement of layout elements and objects. Use FlightCheck to preflight and get a pre-flight report on page layout. It can help you fix Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, PDF or QuarkXPress documents today!