Markzware Releases FlightCheck v6 Public Beta For Apple Macintosh

Preview The Beta of Markzware’s Patented World Preflighting Standard

SANTA ANA, California — March 22, 2007 — Markzware (, patented preflighting technology, and data conversion software leader, releases today, as a preview of Markzware’s world preflighting standard, the public beta of FlightCheck v6 with QuarkXPress 7.

Markzware’s CEO, Patrick Marchese states, “Many print and publishing workflows use and depend on FlightCheck as their comprehensive preflight solution for print quality control. The FlightCheck 6 beta for the Macintosh has been issued to key accounts for testing since last November. We have found their comments very helpful. This public beta signifies that Markzware is very close to a release. We expect to ship in early to mid-April and welcome any comments and suggestions.”

Markzware is delivering a widely available FlightCheck beta to allow customers an early chance to preview and test another great Markzware release.

FlightCheck 6 Features include:

Refined Interface
Includes automatic FlightPlan switching between PDF and native files. No more setup required to tap into the FlightCheck preflight PDF capabilities. Now when you preflight PDF files, FlightCheck will automatically switch to the PDF rule sets. If you then preflight a native file like an InDesign or Quark job, FlightCheck will automatically switch back to the preflight check list for native files.

QuarkXPress 7 Support
FlightCheck 6 is now Universal Binary compatible for native Macintosh Intel machines and allows users to preflight QuarkXPress v7 documents from a single and central stand-alone application.

Support for Third-Party Font Applications
FlightCheck 6 supports popular Font Management Tools, such as Extensis Suitcase Fusion, InSider Software Font Agent Pro, Linotype Font Explorer and Apple Font Book

Automatic Sub-folder Creation When Collecting
This new version automatically creates Fonts and Images sub-folders when it does collect files for print.

Enhanced Font Searching
Users have the capability to setup customized font paths for prioritizing where fonts should be searched for first.

Enhanced Image Searching
Users have the capability to setup customized image paths for prioritizing where images should be searched for first. Additionally, OPI detection for Color Central has been enhanced.

Preflight PDF
FlightCheck v6 now offers optimized performance and accuracy to preflight PDF (v1.6) files and offers automatic switching of preflight rules.

Pricing and Availability
The FlightCheck demo is available immediately via
and is a preview software for use on a trial basis for a limited time. Markzware welcomes user feedback on FlightCheck Professional v6 via the Support page.

FlightCheck Professional v6 upgrades will be available free of charge if you have purchased FlightCheck 5.x on or after February 1st, 2007. The FlightCheck Professional upgrade from v5.x to 6 is $199. The MSRP for Markzware FlightCheck Professional is $499, FlightCheck Designer is $199. Please visit the Markzware Products page.

About Markzware
Markzware is the leading developer of quality assurance, file conversion and workflow solutions for the international graphic arts, printing, publishing and digital multimedia industries. Markzware is a privately held company based in Santa Ana, California. Markzware B.V., located in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, is the company’s headquarters for activities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

© 2007 Markzware. All rights reserved. Covered by U.S. Patent # 5,963,641

Markzware Releases FlightCheck v6 Public Beta For Apple Macintosh

Title: Markzware Releases FlightCheck v6 Public Beta For Apple Macintosh
Published on: March 22, 2007
Mary Marchese

Public Relations at Markzware

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