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How to Check Pre-Press Files for Print Quality Control: FlightCheck

How to check pre-press files for print quality control, via FlightCheck, a preflight solution by Markzware:

In the print workflow, ensuring printing quality for prepress documents is critical. There is a pre press software that can check a variety of PDF and non-PDF files, catch errors before you print, and package the files.

Markzware’s spectrum of printing solutions enables users to create clean documents for print, publishing, and graphic arts. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a full-featured preflighting application to evaluate document checkpoints for print difficulties.

Print providers can benefit from the advantages of this fast and thorough print file checker. Check out this video on Markzware’s value-adding pre-press app, FlightCheck:

How to Check Pre-Press Files for Print Quality Control: FlightCheck


Markzware’s FlightCheck software reduces print errors, material loss, and wasted time, allowing your business to streamline the workflow.

How to Check Pre-Press Files for Print Quality Control:
• 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 pre-press file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to potential printing problems as specified.

With Markzware’s FlightCheck, prepress professionals no longer need to do a tedious visual check for print quality control of PDF and non-PDF files. FlightCheck’s drag-and-drop interface gives you an easy way to preflight, without the troubles associated with other methods.

“I receive ads in PDF from different customers. It’s for a magazine and I use flightcheck to control them and send a report (or a printscreen) to the «makers» when there is a color or a resolution problem. It’s quick and easy.”
– Mayerat, FlightCheck customer

FlightCheck offers many benefits:
• checks all of your chosen items in a comprehensive preflight checklist.
• reduces costs that result from poor print quality.
• lets you customize FlightCheck’s Ground Controls for specific print details.
• provides a process guide through document checkpoints, via available selections and options.
• is developed by Markzware, leader of stand-alone preflight technology to control printing quality.
• can inspect both Portable Document Format and native files, for printing quality.
• optimizes productivity by handling many files during a single preflight, so team members can make more effective use of their time.
• verifies completion of preflighting and warns of errors for correction.
• enables the workflow to speed up, by using time-saving features.

Markzware FlightCheck Sub-Overview Window to
Check Pre-Press Files for Print Quality Control:

Features in FlightCheck include:
• 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.
• Ground Controls options that give you the freedom to customize your print workflow.
• 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.
• options and checklist areas, in a user-friendly interface.

FlightCheck’s preflight report clearly indicates print file problems, so that your team can fix them before the file is sent to press. Preflighting can help you to handle details regarding fonts, colors, page, ink, bleed, trapping, and other major print checkpoints.

Markzware‘s FlightCheck can preflight a myriad of file formats:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• EPS
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• TIFF
• Word
• much more

Check print elements in any of several DTP file types, to ensure top printing quality! FlightCheck brings exceptional preflighting to the print workflow for high quality document production.

Document details on which FlightCheck can report:
• colors
• fonts
• image resolution
• file format
• missing images
• ink density
• ICC profiles
• image type
• embedded images
• transparency
• trapping
• more
FlightCheck’s preflight report provides a visual aid for team members, vendors and clients. Markzware’s pre-press app makes it easy to get information that can help you to produce a quality document.

You can buy this preflight solution, via the FlightCheck page. See more pre-press and printing solutions, on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Check Pre-Press Files for Print Quality Control: FlightCheck