Adobe Illustrator CC 2018: How to Preflight AI Files for Print Quality

Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 users can learn how to preflight AI files for print quality via Markzware’s FlightCheck application:

Customers who use desktop publishing software often send a variety of files, such as Adobe Illustrator CC (Creative Cloud) version files, to printers. This means that printers will want to have a print quality control solution that is versatile enough to check all of these common print file types.

After decades of developing quality preflight software, Markzware continues to provide print workflow solutions to the global printing, publishing and graphic arts industries. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a user-friendly pre press software to preflight Illustrator and other files for Adobe Creative Cloud workflows, plus more.

If your business is re-running the same job over and over, the loss of time and materials is likely costing money. Learn more about printing solutions for locating document issues, by watching this video about FlightCheck, the document checker that can save you time and money:

Adobe Illustrator CC 2018: How to Preflight AI Files for Print Quality

Markzware’s FlightCheck application can preflight and package Illustrator files for Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 workflows. This preflight solution can also check layout details in many other file types, for print quality assurance.

How to Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 for Printing Quality, via FlightCheck:
• Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
• Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls. (These give FlightCheck details on items to check.)
• Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, depending on the needs of your print workflow.
• Drag and drop your Illustrator CC 2018 file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

FlightCheck is a preflight print software that comes as a stand alone application for Mac. … More satisfied customers and clients will be attracted easily.
– Robin C.,, FlightCheck reviewer

Printers can customize FlightCheck’s Ground Controls, so that they will be tailored to check specific document details for individual print jobs. Now, you can check Adobe Illustrator CC print documents thoroughly and help to prevent printing mistakes!

Markzware FlightCheck Menu to
Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2018
(AI Files) for Print Quality:

Markzware FlightCheck Menu to Preflight Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (AI Files) for Print Quality

Some advantages of using FlightCheck:
• saves time by allowing preflight via software, rather than doing a time-consuming, visual document check.
optimizes productivity, by allowing you to batch preflight multiple files.
• provides you with a certainty that a preflight checklist has been performed before press time.
• looks at print checkpoints for you and is built to adapt to your workflow, allowing you to create appropriate preflight checklists.
• supports AI, PDF, INDD, PSD, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other print file types.
• verifies the completion of the task of preflighting and warns of errors for correction.
• allows users to add notes, observations and ideas to the print job folder.
• is a Markzware product for print quality assurance that helps you to prevent waste of print materials.

Finding A Missing Font Embedded in an
Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 Graphic with
Markzware’s FlightCheck Application:

Find Missing Font Embedded in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 Graphic via Markzware FlightCheck

Professional preflighting can save hours of prepress and print work, while helping to avoid additional print runs. FlightCheck offers preflight functionality that is easy to integrate within print workflows.

Adobe Illustrator CC 2018: How to Preflight AI Files for Print Quality:
• opportunity to batch preflight multiple files at one go, to optimize productivity.
• 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.
• customizable Ground Controls.
• support for many languages, including English, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish.
• packaging of the print job files into a single folder that enables collaboration.
• warnings of potential printing errors found.
• built-in preflight checklist selections.

Using Pantone colors? Include only used colors in your file. In Illustrator’s … Swatch panel, go to the fly-out menu and click on “Select all unused”, then delete the unused colors.

Here are some industry file types that you can preflight with FlightCheck:
• Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
• Corel CorelDRAW (CDR)
• Encapsulated PostScript (EPS)
• Adobe FreeHand (FH)
• Adobe Illustrator (AI)
• Adobe InDesign (INDD)
• Adobe PageMaker (PMD)
• Adobe Photoshop (PSD)
• Quark QuarkXPress (QXP)
• Tag Image File Format (TIFF)
• Microsoft Word (DOC)
• much more

Using Markzware FlightCheck Print Quality App to Check an
Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 .ai File for Grayscale:

Check Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 Ai File for Grayscale via Markzware FlightCheck Print Quality App

Your design could help you to make more money, but a error-filled document would reduce your chances of success. Markzware‘s preflight solution, FlightCheck, offers extensive preflight checking to report errors, as well as packaging capabilities.

Some document items that FlightCheck can inspect include:
• image resolution
• ink density
• spot colors
• font size
• hairlines
• colors
• bleed

Collect and Package Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (AI) Files via
Markzware FlightCheck Preflight App for Print Quality:

Collect and Package Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (AI) Files via Markzware FlightCheck Preflight App for Print Quality
FlightCheck automatically preflights Illustrator and other DTP files, presents a preflight report, and can handle file collection for packaging into a single folder. Skeptical? Try FlightCheck, like other printers who did and became customers.
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For more information on Markzware‘s pre press software to check digital files for print quality control, see the FlightCheck page. For more desktop publishing (DTP) and printing solutions, see the Markzware Products page.

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Adobe Illustrator CC 2018: How to Preflight AI Files for Print Quality

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