An InDesign file’s destination, whether it be for print, online, CD labels, or etc., determines how a file should be created. For example, an INDD document created with InDesign (graphic software) will have different requirements for image resolution, color space, and bleed, depending on whether that document is designed for print or web. The intention is important, but it is equally important to ensure those digital files meet the specifications for printing quality.
The role of the graphic designer has become increasingly complicated, due in part to new technologies and shifting responsibilities. Creative professionals often act as both graphic designers and prepress technicians, in order to bridge the gap between graphic design creation and production.
Printing Quality: How to Preflight InDesign with Pre Press Software
Markzware FlightCheck can preflight InDesign CC of Adobe’s Creative Cloud, plus other native files
Industry members in the print workflow for graphic arts seem to have had it easier than their contemporary counterparts. They could focus on aesthetic content creation, allowing prepress and print professionals, to deal with the mechanics of production.
Graphic design goes beyond beauty; it includes the designer’s objectives of getting the reader to think or act a certain way. Preflighting with Markzware‘s FlightCheck plays an important role, because it will ensure the printing quality of the design. This print quality control ensures that the final document will print as expected. If acceptable printing quality is not achieved, the print workflow can incur costs, due to loss of time, materials, etc.
Images Ground Controls in Preflight Solution, FlightCheckPreflight InDesign CC to ensure proper image resolution for JPEG, GIF, and other images
Please visit the FlightCheck page to purchase this preflight solution for native files, including Acrobat PDF, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign CC. See more desktop publishing (DTP) and printing solutions on the Markzware Products page.
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Printing Quality: Preflight InDesign with pre press software!