How to Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control

How to Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control

Learn how to batch preflight Acrobat PDF files for print quality control, by checking out this article and video about Markzware FlightCheck:

Preflighting ensures that necessary print job tasks have been accomplished, without creating costs in material, efforts, equipment wear and tear, and other losses. PDFs come with their own set of issues for which you can check, in advance of printing,

As an experienced preflight solution provider, Markzware offers unique document production solutions to PDF and non-PDF print file users. Markzware’s FlightCheck print quality check program finds potential errors in several print areas and provides the details in a preflight report.

FlightCheck pre-press application can help you to manage quality control of PDFs for print. See how, in this demonstration video:

How to Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control

Markzware’s FlightCheck can preflight Adobe Acrobat PDF files created from all major layout types, including graphic design, publishing, illustration, and image-editing apps, on the macOS platform.

How to Check PDF and Non-PDF Files for Print Quality Control:
• Install and activate the FlightCheck preflight application from Markzware.
• Click Preferences checkboxes and Ground Controls.
• Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, as needed.
• Drag and drop your Adobe Acrobat PDF pre-press file(s) onto the FlightCheck icon.
FlightCheck will begin preflighting and warn of specified file issues.

For high-end commercial publishing projects, small mistakes can be expensive. You’ll want to use a professional-grade print document checker.

How to preflight PDF files?
There are a number of preflight solutions on the market. … There are several preflight plug-ins for Acrobat. … There are also stand-alone preflight applications … like Markzware FlightCheck [which] can handle a wider range of file formats.

– Laurens Leurs, Prepressure.com
Source: https://www.prepressure.com/pdf/basics/preflight

FlightCheck’s benefits can enable commercial printers to become more profitable:
• checks all of your chosen items in a comprehensive preflight checklist.
• allows team members to make more effective use of their time.
• provides high return on investment.
• allows customization, to suit the particular workflow.
• is much less fatiguing than conducting an exhausting visual check.
• can inspect both PDF and non-PDF documents, for printing quality.

PDF Ground Controls in Markzware FlightCheck, to
Batch Preflight Acrobat Files for Print Quality Control:

PDF Ground Controls in Markzware FlightCheck, to Batch Preflight Acrobat Files for Print Quality Control

FlightCheck’s key features:
• batch preflighting to check Adobe files in bulk during one preflighting session, to allow a higher production level.
• support to accommodate workflows that use multiple file types.
• customizable Ground Controls.
• support for several languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.
• packaging of the print job files into a single folder that enables collaboration.
• alerting to discovered file problems.
• built-in preflight checklist selections.

One of the key features of FlightCheck is its ability to preflight a variety of file formats and image types. It also creates reports that you can share with customers, for better communication and education about print-ready documents.

Results Page After Using Markzware FlightCheck to
Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control:

Results Page After Using Markzware FlightCheck to Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control
FlightCheck can preflight a wide range of DTP image and file types, including:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• Encapsulated PostScript EPS
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• Tag Image File Format TIFF
• Word
• much more

Using FlightCheck as your preflighting tool, you get the kind of performance you’d expect from a quality Markzware product. FlightCheck’s pre-press print quality checklist makes it the most thorough preflight software in the industry.

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

Learn how to use the Adobe PDF Printer in Acrobat DC to create PDFs from almost any application.
– Claudia McCue, Lynda.com Author
Source: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/how-to/print-to-pdf.html

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With all the pre-press and printing costs it can save, FlightCheck can pay for itself. Run a preflight analysis of your prepress documents and enjoy the benefits of quality preflighting, today!

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. You can subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List, and socialize with Markzware on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Google+.

How to Batch Preflight Acrobat PDF Files for Print Quality Control

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