PRINTING SPECIFICATIONS

A PRINT-READY PDF file with crops and bleeds is preferred.

SEND VIA ELECTRONIC TRANSFER:
• 20 MB or less, send via email
• 20 MB or over, send via www.wetransfer.com

ACCEPTED SOFTWARE:
• Adobe InDesign CC or earlier (packaged)
• Adobe Illustrator CC or earlier (convert fonts to outlines and embed linked images)
• Adobe Photoshop CC or earlier (flattened)
• PDF files (Press ready)
NOTE: We cannot accept files created in MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, or other programs not meant for commercial printing. However, we can recreate your design, if needed (design fees apply).

BLEEDS / NO BLEEDS
• 1/8” past edge (cut line) for bleeds
• 1/8” away from the edge (cut line) for no bleeds (ie. leave at least 1/8” margin around the edges).

Check out our HOW TO video on how to set-up bleeds in Adobe InDesign: Bleed Settings in InDesign

COLOR:
• CMYK (RGB is not acceptable for printing)
• Grayscale
• Duotone & Monotone
• Pantone / Spot Color

FONTS:
Convert all fonts to “curves” or “outlines”.
If you prefer to supply your fonts with your artwork we accept the following:
• OpenType (cross-platform / MAC or PC)
• Postscript (MAC version only)
• Truetype (MAC version only)
NOTE: We are MAC based and PC fonts will not convert over to MAC

IMAGE FILE TYPES AND RESOLUTION:
Photos (Raster) must be 300 ppi
• TIFF
• EPS
• PSD
NOTE: Images less than 300 ppi are not suitable for print as the image may appear blurry and/or pixilated. Most images downloaded from websites are low resolution and copyright protected against reproduction.

VECTOR FILE TYPES
• .ai
• .eps
• and sometimes.pdf

NOTE: Saving a file, such as a .jpg, as an .eps, .ai, or .pdf does not make it a vector file.

Download PDF here: PrintingSpecs

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