Preflight Files for Print Quality: Avoid Printing Errors with FlightCheck

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Markzware, the inventors of FlightCheck, the patented preflight technology to check documents in several file types for print quality assurance, found this post about a preflight checklist:

“…your first responsibility of the prepress process is to preflight your files. Preflighting is the process of gathering together and reviewing all the elements necessary to translate what you create on your computer to the printer’s computer. Most printers can provide you with a preflight checklist.”
Source: “Designers prep list with preflight”

This preflighting article can be broken down into several important parts:

  1. Preflight your files.
  2. Determine who is responsible for what.
  3. Review and sign off on a proof.
  4. Check your job in progress.
  5. Recheck your job after it is delivered.
  6. Oversee and approve post-press finishing.
  7. Negotiate a price adjustment for printing errors.
  8. Stay abreast of developing.

The “Preflight your files” section is important, especially in today’s economy. Preflight has a lot to play in all of these points, especially when you want to save money on a print job and avoid bad print quality.

Preflight Files with FlightCheck to Avoid Printing Errors

Preflight Checklist in Markzware FlightCheck helps to ensure top print quality for your print job

By using the industry standard tool for preflight, FlightCheck by Markzware, you can be sure that your job meets the specs that the printer has communicated. FlightCheck catches printing errors before they happen, so that you can stay creative! Plus, if something goes belly up, you will have the saved preflight reports generated by FlightCheck to duly get discounts for serious printing errors. Print quality can be affected by incorrect transparency, low resolution images or unembedded fonts (fonts that were not embedded properly).

Avoid Printing Errors: Preflight Files for Print Quality with FlightCheck 
Preflighting Multiple InDesign Files with Markzware FlightCheck
FlightCheck’s Ground Controls help to avoid printing errors, when you
preflight files for
print quality control

ENTIRE pallet loads of brochures are sometimes ‘returned to sender’ at the printer’s cost, re-printed and re-shipped to the print buyer, once again, all on the printer’s bill. Preflight with FlightCheck by Markzware to avoid printing problems, waste of materials and reprints. Save time and money with this preflight solution. See more printing solutions on the Markzware Products page.

Preflight Files for Print Quality: Avoid Printing Errors with FlightCheck

Title: Preflight Files for Print Quality: Avoid Printing Errors with FlightCheck
Published on: April 19, 2012
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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