DTP Prepress Preflighting for Print Quality Control via FlightCheck

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DTP Prepress Preflighting for
Print Quality Control via FlightCheck

Desktop publishing (DTP) prepress preflighting for print quality control, with Markzware’s FlightCheck application:

In today’s print workflow, a variety of sources can submit layout files that could result in varying levels of print quality. It is important that publishers use print quality control during prepress, to check print documents for file problems. Markzware presents the optimum solution for preflighting, which is a vital process in workflows that handle DTP files.

Markzware offers top-rate solutions for DTP, including pre press software. Markzware’s stand-alone application, FlightCheck, offers extensive preflight checking and packaging capabilities. This preflight solution can check Adobe InDesign files for Adobe Creative Cloud INDD workflows and more to ensure print quality control.

Markzware FlightCheck 7 Mac Images Ground Controls Expanded

By using Markzware’s solution for preflighting,
printers can achieve top-quality print results.

Image Ground Controls for Print Quality Control
in FlightCheck, Software for DTP Prepress Preflighting:

FlightCheck’s benefits include:

• peace of mind for your client, since their print job undergoes a full check before printing.

• flexibility to suit the particular workflow and provides results, based on your chosen checkpoints. Team members can stay current on a particular print job, using a single folder.

• saving materials, effort and time. FlightCheck reduces the risk of costly reprints and avoids the extra effort that a manual check of large documents would require. FlightCheck speeds up preflight, prepress, and print production, by eliminating time-consuming steps.

• impressive options to help DTP professionals with electronic inspection of both PDF and non-PDF documents, for error-free output.

Printers can customize Ground Controls and drop a file on the FlightCheck icon. FlightCheck will immediately begin to preflight the document.

There are many reasons why printers, publishers, and creative professionals should consider buying FlightCheck. Sure, Markzware’s preflight software can scan your document for errors before you print. But it also has several other helpful features.


FlightCheck’s Features include:

• batch preflighting to check many files in one preflighting session.
• user-friendly Ground Controls with print check areas that you can customize.
• detailed preflight report, with warnings and any errors found.
• file collection capability, to package your print job files.

A prepress department may have a load of DTP documents that they need to preflight. Repeat visual preflight checks can be time-consuming and tedious. Preflight software can save hours of work. Markzware’s preflight tool can scan Adobe Creative Cloud documents, as well as many other DTP file types.

FlightCheck enables users to preflight several image and file types, including:

• Adobe Acrobat
• Adobe FrameMaker
• Adobe FreeHand
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe PageMaker
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Postscript Files
• CorelDRAW
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft Publisher
• Microsoft Word
• QuarkXPress

FlightCheck can check your document, to make sure it is print-ready. It can also warn you of file problems, provide a preflight report, and package the files associated with the print job into one folder for sharing. These are just a few of the capabilities delivered by FlightCheck.

Some document items that FlightCheck can inspect include:

• image resolution
• ink density
• spot colors
• font size
• hairlines
• colors
• bleed

DTP Prepress Preflighting for Print Quality Control via FlightCheck

You can use a stand-alone application to check documents in desktop publishing workflows. Check out how, in this FlightCheck demonstration video:

Video: FlightCheck v7 to Preflight and Package Desktop Publishing Files

Preflight for Adobe CC 2014 with Markzware FlightCheck v7.5

Demonstration of Markzware’s FlightCheck,
software to preflight and package desktop publishing files.

Markzware provides solutions for many global regions. FlightCheck supports several languages, including English, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish.

Markzware provides additional software, helpful services and responsive tech support, as well. We’re also happy to hear how Markzware products helped your workflow to produce quality output and to meet deadlines.

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

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DTP Prepress Preflighting for Print Quality Control via FlightCheck

Title: DTP Prepress Preflighting for Print Quality Control via FlightCheck
Published on: February 22, 2016
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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