Check Page Layout Files for Print Quality via Pre Press Software

Check Page Layout Files for Print Quality via Pre Press Software

Check page layout files for print quality, using Markzware‘s pre press software, FlightCheck:

Graphic designers can use page layout applications to create designs. A good graphic designer includes preflighting in their prepress process. A preflight checklist is a great help to those who wish to create a successful print design.

Preflighting with Markzware‘s preflight solution, FlightCheck reduces the risk of costly reprints. Using FlightCheck can assure your client that you will do a complete preflight check prior to packaging.

If a print job passes the preflight checklist, it can proceed to packaging. If items fail, the print workflow must correct document issues and preflight, again. Check out this video demonstration of FlightCheck, software for print quality control:

Check Page Layout Files for Print Quality via Pre Press Software

FlightCheck can warn you of printing problems in files created with page layout programs.

How to Check Page Layout Files for Print Quality via FlightCheck Pre Press Software (basic overview):

  • Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
  • Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls. (These tell FlightCheck which items to check.)
  • Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, depending on the needs of your print workflow.
  • Drag and drop your file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
  • FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

Some Preflight Checklist Items to Consider:

  • Are all page elements in the document?
  • Does the document include bleed elements?
  • Are there layers in the file?
  • Does the document contain foils?
  • Are transparencies flat?
  • Does the document contain special effects?
  • Should layers print?
  • Do all images have the proper resolution?

FlightCheck Can Check Page Layout:
FlightCheck (Preflight for Print)
FlightCheck can preflight many page layout file types, including:

  • AI
  • CDR
  • DOC
  • INDD
  • PDF
  • PPT
  • PS
  • PSD
  • PUB
  • QXP
  • and more.

Don’t pay for extra print runs! You can preflight, to ensure a quality document and to save on print materials. For more information on Markzware‘s prepress software to check digital files, see the FlightCheck page. For more desktop publishing (DTP) and printing solutions, see the Markzware Products page.

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