SANTA ANA, California – September 12, 2005 – Markzware is the leading developer of preflighting software for print quality control of digital files used in the global graphic arts and printing industries. Markzware is pleased to announce the immediate availability of FlightCheck Professional v5.7. This upgrade is available for both FlightCheck Professional and FlightCheck Designer for Macintosh and Windows platforms. The release of FlightCheck v5.7 expands and improves this preflight solution in several areas. It also provides recent compatibility upgrades for Macintosh OS X Tiger and QuarkXPress v6.5.
Patrick Marchese, president of Markzware says “We are happy to announce the new release of FlightCheck with improved functionality, not the least of which is CS2 compatibility. Markzware is continually striving to provide our users with the best technology from beginning to middle to PDF preflighting of the print production process.”
To begin with, there are over 22 customer suggestions that have been implemented and optimized in this upgrade. In addition, FlightCheck’s new enhancements are full preflight support for Adobe Creative Suite 2 components, including:
- InDesign v4
- PhotoShop v9 including .PSB file types
- Illustrator v12
- PDF v1.6
- Improved compatibility with Microsoft Windows XP
- More comprehensive support for EPS files
FlightCheck Professional v5.7 is available free of charge to registered users of FlightCheck Professional v5.6. The upgrade price from any version prior to v5.6 is $199. The MSRP for Markzware FlightCheck Professional is $499. You can also visit the Markzware Products page.
Since 1995, Markzware‘s patented preflighting technology, FlightCheck brand of products has been the “gold-standard” of print quality control for digital content. FlightCheck supports the widest variety of layout applications and digital file types available in the industry including PDF, with the ability to check over 250 job-stopping prepress issues.
Markzware offers several preflight solutions that extend from the creative designer to print production workflows. Markzware will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of FlightCheck at PRINT ’05 at booth number 7256. Markzware executives and technology experts will be available for editors who would like to understand and learn more about Markzware and Markzware products.
To schedule a one-on-one appointment at the show, please contact or email Mary Gay Marchese at
pr at markzware dot com.
Markzware is the leading developer of quality assurance, data conversion and workflow solutions for the international graphic arts, printing, publishing and digital multi-media industries. Markzware is a privately-held company based in Santa Ana, California. Markzware B.V., located in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, is the company’s headquarters for activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. http://www.markzware.com
Markzware Announces FlightCheck Upgrade For Professional And Designer