How Creative Professionals Can Preflight for Print Quality Control

How Creative Professionals Can Preflight for Print Quality Control

How creative professionals can preflight for print quality control, using Markzware’s pre press software, FlightCheck:

Preflighting is of growing importance in print document production for creative businesses. A preflight solution can check the print quality of prepress files that creative professionals use. This article and video tell how to use Markzware’s preflight software, FlightCheck, to check print files to find file problems, before you print.

Markzware is a software company that provides printing solutions to the international creative audience. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a preflighting tool that supports many file types on the Macintosh platform. FlightCheck can help creative professionals to identify printing problems, without unnecessary printing.

FlightCheck’s Page Layout Area, which Creative Professionals Can Use to
Preflight for Print Quality Control:

Page Layout Feature in Markzware FlightCheckHow to Preflight for Printing Quality Control, with FlightCheck (basic overview):

  • Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
  • Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls.
  • 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.

FlightCheck is a powerful all-in-one solution to check print documents and collect files for output. It helps you save time and promote branding, while reducing waste, misprints, and reprints.

There are many advantages to using Markzware’s preflight software. FlightCheck:
• can put your client at ease from knowing that their print job will receive a complete check before printing.
• enables workflows to coordinate via one central print job folder, rather than cause duplicate work and downtime.
• could possibly save thousands of dollars on print material.
• allows you to organize preflight checks in various print areas.
• is useful for large, complicated documents that would require a huge amount of time and effort to check by hand.
• accommodates multiple workflow types by supporting numerous file types.
• streamlines the print workflow, by identifying file problems, such as missing fonts and images.
• reduces the risk of poor print results.
• lists errors and their locations, which can help creatives to track down and correct them.
• provides creative professionals with powerful printing tools for preflighting and error-free output.
• speeds up the preflight process, by eliminating time-consuming steps.

FlightCheck helps creative professionals to prevent expensive mistakes by revealing hidden file problems. Preflighting with FlightCheck reduces prepress time and costs, speeds up production, and improves print quality.
flightcheck-logoFlightCheck can also package multiple files, collecting them into one central folder. It eliminates repeat collection of the same files, saving hours of production time.

FlightCheck’s features include:
• built-in preflight checklist selections.
• detailed, custom preflight reporting, with alerts and warnings.
• file collection to package fonts and other print job files into one folder.
• customizable Ground Controls.
• support for PDF, INDD, PSD, AI, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other print file types.
• batch preflighting to check multiple files in one preflighting session.

FlightCheck provides prepress operators with a useful set of tools to verify that jobs will properly print. If FlightCheck finds any problems, it will identify the source, without wasting time and print materials.

FlightCheck enables users to preflight several image and file types, including:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe FrameMaker
  • Adobe FreeHand
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe PageMaker
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Postscript Files
  • CorelDRAW
  • EPS
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Word
  • QuarkXPress
  • TIFF

Creatives can check documents for errors, during prepress. Check out how, in this demonstration video:

How Creative Professionals Can Preflight for Print Quality Control


FlightCheck helps creatives to ensure print projects are error free.

FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls allow users to customize preflighting for the specific workflow, with ease. You can use them to ensure that the document meets print job specifications, before the document goes to press.

How to Buy FlightCheck
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 for creative professionals, see the Markzware Products page.

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