Our highly trained electronic pre-press staff will analyze your files and prepare them for printing. Years of experience, combined with the latest hardware and software technology advances in pre-press, production and printing help us deliver top-quality pre-press services.
File transfer options include FTP drop and retrieval, plus small file e-mail. The MPB workflow processes your files through Preflight software to help prevent costly intervention and additional time. We accept either Mac or PC versions of common file formats and PDF workflow.
Platforms: MAC OS PC Windows
While we are capable of working with most design and word processing software packages, the following is a list of industry standard layout or illustration programs that we will accept and consider disk ready:
- Quark XPress 9
- InDesign CS5.5
- Adobe llustrator CS5.5
- Adobe Photoshop CS5.5
- Adobe Acrobat Professional 9.0
- Macromedia (now Adobe) Freehand MX
- Microsoft Publisher
- Pagemaker 7
Details About Submitting Your Jobs to MPB
If you are using a layout program not listed here, check our File Preparation page for detailed information regarding specific programs. You can also call or email us to be sure we will be able to work with your file.
Your file is considered full disk ready if prepared using one of the programs on our list and includes all fonts, graphic links and an accurate printout for output comparison. File Preparation is very important.
Your file is considered partial disk ready if it was prepared using one of the listed programs but requires some finishing work. This could include high-resolution scanning, color correction, stock art selection or significant maintenance to ensure proper color separation.
Last Update: 11/08/2012