How to Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality via Pre Press Software

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How to check Adobe Acrobat PDF print quality, with Markzware’s pre press software, FlightCheck:

So, your customer submits a prepress file for print. You likely know that it doesn’t mean that the file is print-ready or will result in a quality print product. A print quality check of the file can verify what a prepress department needs to address, before the file goes to press.

Markzware’s FlightCheck is a robust preflight solution with outstanding capabilities to preflight Adobe Acrobat PDF (Portable Document Format) files, as well as non-PDF files. FlightCheck is preflighting and packaging software for print quality control that supports common print file types. It is a stand-alone application that can do an automatic scan of PDF files, to find file problems, so users can correct them and avoid printing problems.

You can preflight PDF files for Adobe Acrobat workflows. Watch how to catch errors in PDF documents, as shown in this FlightCheck video demonstration:

How to Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality via Pre Press Software

Drag and drop your PDF file onto the FlightCheck icon, to begin checking for possible print issues.

How to Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality with
FlightCheck Pre Press Software (basic overview):

  • 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, per your workflow’s needs.
  • Drag and drop your PDF file onto the FlightCheck icon, to begin preflighting.
  • FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specify.

With FlightCheck, you can verify whether a PDF document meets your workflow’s print quality standards. With FlightCheck, prepress staff can improve their print production process, by including efficient, thorough preflighting.

There are many advantages to using Markzware’s preflight software. FlightCheck:
• examines a list of print checkpoints, to ensure the workflow does not overlook them.
• ensures all required fonts and images are included.
• allows users to increase company profit.
• lets you select inspection points to suit your workflow.
• allows you to use a simple drag and drop method to start the preflight process.
• supports PDF, INDD, PSD, AI, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other file types.
• optimizes the prepress process by reducing errors and demands on the workflow.
• allows building of customer base, due to marketability of quality print products.
• creates a report with your workflow’s standard checkpoints.
• expands the list of capabilities/services you can offer to customers.
• speeds up the preflight process, by eliminating time-consuming steps.

A detailed review of your documents can help to ensure that there are no surprises at press time. FlightCheck completes multiple checks throughout your document, to ensure optimum quality control.
flightcheck-logoFlightCheck features enable it to:
• batch preflight to check multiple files in one preflighting session.
• offer customizable Ground Controls.
• collect files, to package fonts and other files into one print job folder.
• provide a detailed, custom preflight report with alerts and warnings.
• handle preflight tasks for you, once you drop your file on the FlightCheck icon.

FlightCheck‘s customizable options help you to meet the preflighting needs of your print workflow. Markzware’s state-of-the-art technology empowers FlightCheck to preflight a variety of common print file types.

Some common file problem areas that FlightCheck will check are:
• fonts
• bleed
• colors
• page size
• ink density
• image resolution

FlightCheck’s PDF File Ground Controls to
Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality:

Markzware FlightCheck PDF Ground Controls FileMake sure your document meets the specifications for your print job, today! You can buy this preflight solution, via the FlightCheck page. See more desktop publishing software and printing solutions for DTP, on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality via Pre Press Software

Title: How to Check Adobe Acrobat PDF Print Quality via Pre Press Software
Published on: September 4, 2015
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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