Preflight Illustrator CC 2018: Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018, to check Adobe .AI files for print quality, by using FlightCheck, a stand-alone application by Markzware:

Prepress for Adobe Illustrator and Illustrator PDF files can be a huge task for a print business. By preflighting early in the printing process, commercial prepress professionals can increase the chance of successful .AI document production.

There are different preflight methods that allow workflow team members to review documents, during prepress. Markzware is pleased to offer pre press software that has garnered many accolades from the industry.

Markzware’s FlightCheck is a preflight solution for print quality control that supports common print file types, including Illustrator CC 2018. Click on the video below, to watch a demonstration of the preflighting process:

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018: Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality

Markzware’s FlightCheck performs the process to preflight Adobe Illustrator (.ai) files and other document types. The file’s preflight results are clearly displayed onscreen, so you can address issues, before the file is used as a basis for printing.

How to Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 Files for Print Quality, via FlightCheck:
• 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 Illustrator CC 2018 file onto the FlightCheck icon, to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

This application can be quite useful if you plan on printing lots of documents and need a second revision to make sure that no mistake still finds itself on your documents. FlightCheck handles a very wide variety of image types and works with the biggest publishing applications, like QuarkXPress, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.
– Cyril Roger, FlightCheck reviewer

FlightCheck is a great print tool to help customers produce quality documents that are compatible with their workflow. This Macintosh-platform tool supports preflighting for Illustrator and all common print file types.

Menu in Markzware FlightCheck to
Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 and
Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality:

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 with FlightCheck Menu to Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality

FlightCheck offers many advantages:
• is an easy-to-use product by Markzware, leading developer of preflight technology for print quality assurance.
lets you choose and/or manage each preflight checkpoint for print quality control.
• checks all of your chosen items in a comprehensive preflight checklist.
• supports PDF and non-PDF print file types.
• offers time-saving features, to speed up the workflow.
• provides a record of errors for prepress professionals to address.
saves you costs incurred from repeat file corrections and print runs.

Tracking the Process, When You Use Markzware FlightCheck to
Preflight Check Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (.AI) Files for Print Quality:

Process with Markzware FlightCheck to Preflight Check Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 (.AI) Files for Print Quality

Some of FlightCheck’s features include:
batch preflighting, to check multiple files in one preflighting session.
• support to accommodate workflows that use multiple file types.
• Ground Controls that allow customization, to suit the particular workflow.
• support for many languages, including English, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish.
file collection to package Illustrator fonts, images, and other print files into one print job folder.
warnings of potential printing errors found.
• options and checklist areas, in a user-friendly interface.

FlightCheck Finds Missing and Used Fonts, When You Use It to Preflight Illustrator Files:
FlightCheck Finds Missing and Used Fonts, When You Preflight Illustrator Files

Markzware FlightCheck is the most thorough preflight software for Adobe Illustrator users. It enables prepress operators to check and verify numerous DTP file details for printing and publishing.

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 Grayscale & More, via FlightCheck to
Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality:

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 Grayscale, via FlightCheck to Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality

FlightCheck can preflight a wide variety of print file types, including:
• InDesign
• PDF
• Illustrator
• QuarkXPress
• Photoshop
• TIFF
• EPS
• JPG
• and more

After You Preflight Illustrator CC 2018 to Check for Print Quality, You Can
Use Markzware FlightCheck to Collect and Package Your Adobe .AI Files:

Collect and Package Adobe .AI Files with Markzware FlightCheck

FlightCheck can help you to meet Adobe Illustrator and other print workflow requirements, through integration with layout applications. FlightCheck’s preflight results give creative workflows the information necessary to ensure print quality control of .AI documents.

Illustrator Tip:
Using Pantone colors? Include only used colors in your file. In Illustrator’s or InDesign’s Swatch panel, go to the fly-out menu and click on “Select all unused”, then delete the unused colors.
Source: http://www.davidairey.com/prepress-tips-for-graphic-designers/

Some common file problems that FlightCheck can inspect include:
• images
• colors
• fonts
• file format
• transparencies
• ink density
• page size
• trapping

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FlightCheck gives pre-press operators full control of .ai file preflighting, on the macOS platform. Markzware’s reliable print quality management app examines desktop publishing content in-depth, for the print workflow.

For more information on Markzware‘s software to check files for print quality, see the FlightCheck page. For more printing solutions and additional offerings, see the Markzware Products page. Please also feel free to subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List and interact with Markzware on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Google+.

Preflight Illustrator CC 2018: Check Adobe .AI Files for Print Quality

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