Preflight Adobe Page Layout, Check File for Print Quality: FlightCheck

Preflight Adobe Page Layout, Check File for Print Quality: FlightCheck

Preflight Adobe page layout, to check files created in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat PDF, and more, for print quality, via the FlightCheck app from Markzware:

Pre-press and graphic arts professionals can use Adobe layout applications to arrange images and text on print or digital pages. Creative professionals can lay out graphic design elements and other content on pages, to create inspiring print products for communication and branding.

With creative talent, you can design motivational and memorable page layout designs. To make the most of design opportunities, graphic designers need quality assurance features that support both the print process and the layout application version.

The process to ensure print quality becomes more complex as page layout evolves. You can use a preflight solution to scan for pre-press problems, before sending a page layout to your print service provider.

Adobe file users can benefit from printing solutions developed by Markzware. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a stand-alone pre press software to inspect page layout items, collect files, and verify print quality. The following is a demonstration video, so that you can watch FlightCheck in action.

Preflight Adobe Page Layout, Check File for Print Quality: FlightCheck

To produce error-free documents, designers need a preflight solution that can check their file types. Markzware’s FlightCheck offers a flexible framework with a Page Layout area, to check a variety of page layout file types for print quality.

How to Preflight Adobe Page Layout for Print Quality:
• 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 Adobe file onto the FlightCheck icon, to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

Markzware‘s FlightCheck is an extensive print quality-checking app that can look through page layout items, to help you to prevent printing problems. FlightCheck’s pre-flight features uncover file issues regarding color, page layout, images, and other items involved in printing the document.

As we saw, the GroundControls are very powerful in FlightCheck and thus the preflight report is comprehensive and complete. The Page Layout feature is also very cool and useful, for from there you can spring into your InDesign file and make the corrections or needed edits.
Source: http://graphicstart.com/i/flightcheck_vs_indesign_preflight_markzware_takes_the_gloves_off

There are numerous advantages of using FlightCheck, Markzware’s preflight software:
• offers an extensive preflight checklist to help you through the preflight process.
• enables team members to use a primary print job folder, preventing duplicate work.
• reduces costs that result from poor print quality.
• allows you to customize document inspection, using Preferences and Ground Controls.
• relieves the workflow of a tedious visual check, by automating the preflight process.
• can inspect both PDF and non-PDF documents, for printing quality.
• helps commercial print shops to be more productive, with impressive capabilities.
• helps you to manage the print quality of your prepress file.
• provides an error summary, to notify team members of print quality issues.
• is a product by Markzware, leading publisher of preflight technology for print quality assurance.
• allows the workflow to proceed faster, by batch preflighting several files at once.

FlightCheck saves time on dealing with transparency and other pre-press issues in page layout documents. To eliminate problems early in and throughout the print workflow, you can use this Markzware app, to preflight a page layout at various design stages.

Preflight Adobe Page Layout via Checkpoints in Markzware‘s
FlightCheck App, to Check Files for Print Quality:

Preflight Adobe Page Layout via Checkpoints in Markzware's FlightCheck App, to Check Files for Print Quality
FlightCheck provides a number of helpful features, including:
• 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.
• support for automatic preflight.
• bulk preflighting to check multiple files in one preflighting session.

Markzware’s FlightCheck, the industry’s standard print preflighting and packaging application, makes quick work of examining print document details, based on your chosen criteria. FlightCheck can help you with print quality control of page layout documents for advertising, branding, communication, etc., which can can inform and motivate your brand’s audience.

Designers or graphics creators can purchase separate preflight software that will generate reports about a PDF or PostScript file before they submit it to a manufacturer. The most popular dedicated preflight software is from Markzware and is called FlightCheck. … Adobe InDesign is the page layout software of choice for creating multi-page documents such as brochures, pamphlets , or books.
Source: https://opentextbc.ca/graphicdesign/chapter/5-7-preflight/

FlightCheck supports all popular output formats:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• EPS
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• TIFF
• Word
• much more

Check Files for Print Quality and Preflight Adobe Page Layouts for
Creative Suite or Creative Cloud, via Markzware FlightCheck:

Check Files for Print Quality and Preflight Adobe Page Layouts for Creative Suite or Creative Cloud, via Markzware FlightCheck

Many DTP page layouts for printing contain a variety of color elements and graphics. With FlightCheck, you can preflight catalogs, books, directories, and more, to check your page layout and specific items for print integrity.

Some file problems that FlightCheck can preflight include:
• fonts
• bleed
• hairlines
• ink density
• spot colors
• printer’s marks
• low resolution images

Preflight is an essential part of the InDesign proof process, and is especially important for addressing technical errors, like missing images, missing fonts or overset text. … a simple, one-stop solution for addressing technical errors in your InDesign layouts. Taking just 5 minutes to run a Preflight before you prepare your document for sending to a colleague or sending to print will make a huge difference to the final quality of your work. And you won’t be biting your nails when that print delivery box arrives!
Source: http://www.indesignskills.com/skills/preflight-indesign/

Markzware FlightCheck logo 150x150
It can be a challenge to make sure that a page layout document, with all of its content, is print ready. Graphic designers need to create a proper DTP page layout, before they save it as a PDF, which can be checked for print quality, via FlightCheck.

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+.

Preflight Adobe Page Layout, Check File for Print Quality: FlightCheck

Related Articles

 Markzware Holiday SALE! 

Save 20% through 2017

Promo Code: Holiday17
SHOP PRODUCTS

Stay Connected!

SUBSCRIBE