Earth First runs a very efficient system of operation.
To improve time turn around to get the job done efficiently , we
have a very select file acceptance system that allows for fast service
and low downtime. This in turn gives you a job that is not only
cost effective but also there is a faster delivery time.
Pre press Software
||8, 9, 10 MX
||8, 9, 10 11- CS3
||5.5 - CS3
|Preferred Art. Hi Resolution
/uncompressd PDF file. Freehand File, Illustrator File
Supply graphics as a TIFF or EPS
|FORMAT PDF, TIFF, EPS, JPEG (minimum 300
|We now accept Coral Draw
|Quark NOT Acceptable (cannot view
|PLEASE SUPPLY ART:
|All Files CMYK colour for
full colour printing or PMS colours on slected items .
Please supply hard copy with disc,CD
Ins and Outs of File Formats
Freehand / Illustrator
This is our preferred packages, the reason being is it is a graphic
design package and changes can be made easily to the design (traps
spreads, typesetting etc). This is also the trade houses preferred
Photoshop Files (PSD)
Photoshop files are more suitable for images (photos), not suitable
for text, making a change in Photoshop is not easy because it does
not allow you to easily add text.
We can print from Coral Draw
We can print from some PDF files (if they are set up correct).
We can only use JPEG file to print from (image only) but it must
be 300dpi. We would only print from a JPEG if we had to. You do
not create art in a JPEG file.
Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft
No we do not print from these as they are only at 72dpi. There is
a service charge for converting these files and it is done on a
job by job basis.
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