We can accept files on optical media such as CD or DVD or via FTP and email. Please limit files sent by e-mail to 5 MB. Also when using either email or FTP, please use a compression utility such as Stuffit or Winzip to compress your files into a single archive.
Native application support is listed below. If your file is created in an unsupported program, we can accept either a postscript (.ps or .eps) or PDF file created from the native application.
Supported Native File Formats:
- Adobe Indesign CS6 and earlier
- Adobe Illustrator CS6 and earlier
- Adobe Photoshop CS6 and earlier
- Adobe Acrobat 10.x and earlier
- Quark Xpress 8.5x and earlier
- Microsoft Publisher 2007
Note: The use of Powerpoint, Word or other "Office" type of applications is not recommended as these applications were not designed for high resolution print reproduction and can produce poor and/or unpredictable results.
Print Ready PDFs
We accept print ready PDFs prepared to our specifications.
Download an InDesign PDF export settings file to load to your InDesign and use to export print ready PDFs. Decompress the zip file and load to your InDesign file by choosing:
File--->Adobe PDFpresets-->Define and use the ?load? button.
Fonts & Graphics
All fonts (printer and screen) used within your document (including linked graphics) and all linked graphics/images used within your document should be supplied with your job. TrueType, OpenType, and Type 1 fonts are all acceptable.
Please provide photographs and halftones in EPS, TIFF, CT, or PSD formats and in either CMYK or grayscale color spaces. Images supplied in the RGB colorspace are subject to CMYK conversion therefore color shifts may occur. PICT files or Word Metafiles are not acceptable for high resolution printing.
Lasers or Lo-Res PDFs For Reference
Please supply a set of lasers or lo-res PDFs that represent your file at 100% of actual size as reference to how the final product should appear.