How Prepress Graphic Designers Can Check Documents for Print Quality

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How graphic designers can check documents for print quality during prepress, using Markzware’s standalone preflight solution, FlightCheck:

Efficient preflighting is more critical than ever for graphic design file users in the print workflow. Pre press software can help to find potential printing problems in PDF and native files, to ensure print quality control.

Markzware has solutions for global customers in a variety of industries, whether you are a printer, publisher, or graphic designer. FlightCheck is one of Markzware’s printing solutions and it can check Adobe InDesign and many other DTP file formats to help achieve quality print results.

You can use FlightCheck to catch file problems and avoid printing them. See how, in this demonstration video:

How Prepress Graphic Designers Can Check Documents for Print Quality

Prevent print document problems, by preflighting with Markzware’s FlightCheck application for graphic design layouts.

Graphic designers can unlock their print potential with
advantages of using FlightCheck:
• use less material and save on costs.
• manage the print quality of your prepress file.
• accommodate PDF and many non-PDF print file types.
• speed up the prepress process and print production.
• customize FlightCheck‘s Ground Controls for print checkpoints.
• choose your preferred document checkpoint selections and options.
• get a preflight report and see potential printing problems, for repair.

FlightCheck is software from Markzware, leading developer of stand-alone preflight technology to control printing quality. It allows you to put your client at ease, assuring that their print job will be checked before printing.

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

FlightCheck Ground Controls that
Prepress Graphic Designers Can Use to
Check Documents for Print Quality:

Markzware FlightCheck Pages Ground ControlsGraphic designers can take advantage of FlightCheck’s features for preflighting:
• customizable Ground Controls.
• detailed, custom preflight reporting, with alerts and warnings.
• batch preflighting to check multiple files in one preflighting session.
• file collection to package fonts/InDesign/Illustrator into one print job folder.
• support for PDF, INDD, PSD, AI, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other print file types.
• support for a variety of regional languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.

FlightCheck can scan all common print documents for file problems that could cause printing issues. FlightCheck even lets you set options for repeat preflight preferences, according to your workflow’s needs.

File Formats that FlightCheck can Check include:
• Acrobat PDF
• CorelDRAW
• FreeHand
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• PageMaker
• Photoshop
• QuarkXPress
• Word
• and more.

FlightCheck can help users to collaborate on page layout jobs for print. You can use a central print job folder, eliminating duplicate work and downtime.

When you use FlightCheck to preflight documents, you can get a preflight report. The preflight report shows the file name and information on possible considerations for print.

Some File Items that FlightCheck Preflights
• bleed
• colors
• font size
• hairlines
• ink density
• spot colors
• image resolution
• and more
flightcheck-logoIf there are potential printing errors that FlightCheck detects in the document, it will notify you with alerts and/or warnings in the preflight report. FlightCheck flags errors and shows you, right on your screen, the locations of those errors.

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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How Prepress Graphic Designers Can Check Documents for Print Quality

Title: How Prepress Graphic Designers Can Check Documents for Print Quality
Published on: August 22, 2016
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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