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Preflight InDesign CC 2018 Files for Printing Quality via FlightCheck

You can preflight InDesign CC 2018 files for printing quality via FlightCheck, a stand-alone application by Markzware, to find file problems:

Adobe InDesign CC 2018, released in October, offers a lot of new features (Source: https://indesignsecrets.com/whats-new-indesign-cc-2018.php). It is likely that many InDesign users will be creating documents for print. If you are in an InDesign CC or other print workflow, you’ll want to ensure a reliable method of print quality control is in place.

Markzware products can help users to produce documents that can allow access to new customers and revenue. Markzware’s FlightCheck is an impressive print workflow standard app to review documents for issues that could cause printing problems.

Markzware has launched a number of printing solutions, including its latest version of the FlightCheck application for preflighting and packaging on macOS. See how this preflight solution works, as shown in this demonstration video:

Preflight InDesign CC 2018 Files for Printing Quality via FlightCheck


It is easy to use Markzware’s FlightCheck app for preflighting print files, including Adobe InDesign for Creative Cloud. A user can drop a print file on the FlightCheck icon and FlightCheck will begin to preflight the document automatically.

How to Preflight InDesign CC 2018 Files for Printing Quality via FlightCheck:
• Install and activate FlightCheck.
• Click Preferences checkboxes and Ground Controls.
• Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, as needed.
• Drag and drop your InDesign CC 2018 file onto the FlightCheck icon.
• FlightCheck will begin preflighting and warn of specified file issues.

FlightCheck executes a thorough preflight, allowing pre-press professionals to fix issues before the actual printing process occurs. Sophisticated preflight features allow users to analyze font usage, image types, resolution, color usage, and much more.

Can preflight InDesign CC. Checks a whole lot of document details. Excellent!
– PrivateU2430, FlightCheck reviewer

Markzware’s pre press software, FlightCheck, provides several benefits:
• examines a list of essential print checkpoints, to ensure that the workflow does not overlook them.
• simplifies collaboration and sharing the print job with team members, customers, vendors, printers, etc.
• saves materials, by reducing the risk of costly reprints.
• allows you to customize your document inspection with flexible Preferences and Ground Controls.
• is less stressful than doing a tedious visual check.
• can preflight both PDF and non-PDF documents for printing quality.
• makes the print workflow more efficient, quickly locating file problems with bleed, resolution, etc.
• ensures print quality control, which avoids wasted time, materials and effort.
• helps you to give your team a visual preflight report.
• provides printing tools that support error-free document production.
• speeds up the workflow, by allowing users to batch preflight several files at once.

Preflight Multiple InDesign CC 2018 Files for
Printing Quality via FlightCheck by Markzware:

Print professionals can take advantage of FlightCheck’s features for preflighting:
• support for bulk preflighting of PDF, INDD, PSD, AI, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other print file types.
• Ground Controls options that give you the freedom to customize your print workflow.
• support for automatic preflight.
• preflight report on possible printing issues.
• file collection to package fonts and other print files into one print job folder.
• support for a variety of regional languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.

The Ground Controls are a central component of FlightCheck and allow you to choose print-related items for FlightCheck to inspect. FlightCheck browses through and reports on items you select from the list.

FlightCheck Application’s Interface Items to
Preflight InDesign CC 2018 Files for Printing Quality:

FlightCheck can scan Adobe Creative Cloud and other DTP file types:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• Encapsulated PostScript EPS
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• Tag Image File Format TIFF
• Word
• much more

The report provided by Markzware‘s FlightCheck gives you a preflight overview of your document, fonts, locations, and more. Colored dots indicate errors and warnings, to help you to zero in on print issues. FlightCheck will also package the files associated with the print job into a single folder.

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


FlightCheck is a comprehensive pre-press app that can be used by graphic designers, publishers, printers and the like. Check out the review section on the FlightCheck page, to see what users are saying.

For more information on Markzware’s preflight software to check digital files for print quality control, see the FlightCheck page. For additional desktop publishing (DTP) and printing solutions, see the Markzware Products page.

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Preflight InDesign CC 2018 Files for Printing Quality via FlightCheck