Check Image Resolution for Printing: FlightCheck Preflight Solution

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Check Image Resolution for Printing:
FlightCheck Preflight Solution

Check image resolution for printing with FlightCheck preflight solution:

It is important to check image resolution before you print your images. Graphic designers should review items (images, color, fonts, layout, text, effects, etc.), before packaging. A good print workflow will include checks to ensure print quality control.

To reduce the risk of poor print quality, you can preflight with Markzware‘s pre press softwareFlightCheck. Users and their clients have assurance of thorough preflighting and packaging for the print job.

Examples of Differences in Image Resolution:

Design Guidelines on Image Resolution and Markzware FlightCheck

When you check image resolution for printing, it can help to consider whether images:

• have proper image resolution.
• are compressed.
• have unnecessary cropping.
• are rasterized.
• fit within their frames.

If a print workflow neglects to correct improper image resolution, it can result in delays or poor quality. Don’t overlook important print items and costly errors! Preflight with FlightCheck. Here is a video demonstration:

Video: FlightCheck v7.5 for Mac with
Adobe CC 2014 support

Preflight for Adobe CC 2014 with Markzware FlightCheck v7.5

FlightCheck can warn you of
low image resolution and other printing problems.

How to Check Image Resolution for Printing via
FlightCheck Preflight Solution (basic overview):

  • Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
  • Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Images 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 file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
  • FlightCheck will alert you to the potential file problems that you specified.

FlightCheck Images Preferences

Markzware FlightCheck Images Preferences Image Default State

FlightCheck Images Ground Controls

Markzware FlightCheck 7 Mac Images Ground Controls Expanded

Preflighting saves materials and avoids additional print runs. FlightCheck can also provide a preflight report as “proof of proofing”.

FlightCheck (Preflight for Print)

FlightCheck can check many versions of different desktop publishing (DTP) file types, including:

  • Acrobat
  • CorelDRAW
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • Photoshop
  • Postscript Files
  • QuarkXPress
  • and many more

Check Image Resolution and more for Printing: FlightCheck Preflight Solution

For more information on Markzware‘s preflight solution to check digital files, see the FlightCheck page. For more printing solutions, see the Markzware Products page.

How has this pre press software helped your print workflow to check image resolution for printing? Please comment below to let us know. Also, feel free to subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List, and interact with Markzware on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Check Image Resolution for Printing: FlightCheck Preflight Solution

Title: Check Image Resolution for Printing: FlightCheck Preflight Solution
Published on: May 13, 2015
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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