What file types to you support?

We accept all sorts of formats including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, PDF, JPEG, Tiff formats. Other formats may also be accepted, but please check with us first - typically you can save or export your artwork in one of the previous formats.

Adobe Illustrator Format (.ai): This format is known as a vector format and most likely depending on how it was created can be scaled to any size without loss of clarity. Make sure to flatten all transparencies in your document (See Transparencies for more information). All text must be converted to outline before submitting your artwork. If using artboards, be sure to export the artboards with proper bleeds.

EPS Format: This format is not used so much as it use to be typically simply due to size... It can be vector or bitmap depending on what program created it, but does make an option for some programs not made by Adobe. Make sure to flatten all transparencies in your document (See Transparencies for more information). All text must be converted to outline before submitting your artwork.

Adobe Photoshop Format (.psd): Please flatten all files before submitting at a minimum of 600 PPI and maximum of 1200 PPI with line art. (Except for banners which are all at 100 PPI. See Banner Requirement for more information.)

PDF Format: This method is sometimes preferred since its the industry standard to work with. Acrobat 4 or version 1.3 is recommended since it works to prevent transparency issues. All transparencies should be flattened before hand to further prevent any errors during printing (See Transparencies for more information). Also set your the quality to press quality. Certain fonts may not work well with PDF formats such as CID fonts so we do require all fonts to be outlined or the file flattened before you convert to a PDF. Also be sure to include bleeds in your save options - this is the most important, and most often forgotten. No need to include printers marks.

JPEG (.jpg/.jpeg): Make sure that you have a minimum of 350PPI, but we recommend 600 PPI (Except for banners which are all at 100 PPI. See Banner Requirement for more information.) When using a jpeg format please be aware that a slight quality difference may occur due to the compression it uses but rarely ever noticeable.

TIFF (.tif/.tiff): This is an option for many programs and provides a high resolution output of your artwork. Make sure that you have a minimum of 350PPI, but we recommend 600 (Except for banners which are all at 100 PPI. See Banner Requirement for more information.)

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