FlightCheck to Package Adobe Illustrator Files
Many graphic designers know FlightCheck as the stand-alone preflight software for Mac to thoroughly check Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress and PDF files for potential printing problems BEFORE going to press or sending to the repro department. Yet, FlightCheck can also help designers preflight and package Adobe Illustrator files, as well as package InDesign, Photoshop, EPS and numerous other images and file formats.
How to Package Adobe Illustrator Files
Adobe Illustrator documents can also be packaged with FlightCheck. With a click, FlightCheck will package all used fonts and illustrations or artwork used within your .AI files! With FlightCheck you can preflight AND package your Adobe Illustrator files and much more. Illustrator, itself, has no function to collect fonts or images and has no built-in preflight function to check graphic designer’s vector-based layouts. Here is how to package Adobe Illustrator files with Markzware FlightCheck:
First, preflight your Adobe Illustrator file (.AI file) by dragging and dropping it onto the FlightCheck app icon:
and FlightCheck will begin to preflight the Illustrator file.
Next, you can review the preflight report and look for potential problems in your Illustrator design, based on the chosen Ground Control settings:
To package Illustrator files with used fonts and images is easy. Just select the Collect Job option:
You then see the option within FlightCheck to package Illustrator. You can choose what elements used that you want to package and even compress the copied items in a folder, which is also very handy:
That is how graphic designers and illustrators can preflight and package Adobe Illustrator files! To purchase FlightCheck to package Adobe Illustrator files, please visit the FlightCheck page.
Markzware is a leading software developer of conversion, preflight and file recovery software. Such popular titles for graphic designers, publishers and printers include Q2ID (Quark to InDesign), ID2Q (InDesign to QuarkXPress), PageZephyr and, of course, FlightCheck to package Adobe Illustrator files!