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General rules of accepting files to print

Files to print need to be sent via the UPLOAD system available on our website while placing an order and after registering in our system.  In the case of non-system orders you need to upload files on the FTP server which will be provided after the order placement.

We accept the following file formats: PDF, TIF, JPG, compressed in RAR and ZIP

The best option is to send files in PDF format.

The printing house doesn't take responsibility for incorrect files which are not prepared according to the below specification.

 

Accepted file formats:

PDF

  • saved in acrobat 4, version 1.3,  
  • all fonts converted to curves,   
  • 2 mm bleeds from each side,  
  • 300 dpi resolution,  
  • CMYK colour model without additional profiles.   
  • the distance of text and other important graphic elements from the cut and creasing line should be at least  4 mm in the case of folders and 6 mm in the case of catalogues.   
  • the project saved without the cut line  
  • all bitmaps included in PDF should be saved in CMYK 8 bit per channel mode. 

 

TIF

  • 2 mm bleeds from each side,  
  • 300 dpi resolution,  
  • saved in CMYK colour model without additional profiles.  
  • without layers, flattened,   
  • the distance of text and other important graphic elements from the cut and creasing line should be at least  4 mm in the case of folders and 6 mm in the case of catalogues.  
  • the project saved without the cut line  

 

  JPG

  • 2 mm bleeds from each side,  
  • 300 dpi resolution,  
  • saved in CMYK colour model without additional profiles.
  • the distance of text and other important graphic elements from the cut and creasing line should be at least 4 mm in the case of folders and 6 mm in the case of catalogues.  
  • the project saved without the cut line  
  • all bitmaps should be saved in CMYK 8 bit per channel mode.

 

Colouring

The sent files should be saved in CMYK colour model. In the case of sending files in RGB colour model or with additional PANTONE colours they will be automatically saved to CMYK colour model. The PrintDaab printing house doesn't take responsibility for differences in print colouring which result from RGB and PANTONE conversion to CMYK.

ICC profiles included in the work will be automatically converted to CMYK. This concerns all file formats which accepted by the printing house.

TAC 300% - Total Area Coverage - the value of CMYK colours for darkest area of an artwork can NOT  exceed 300%.

By sending data inconsistent with colour space (colour profile) which is required in this specification, Client agrees to conversion and takes responsibility for all differences in colouring.

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DaabPrint.co.uk offers professional online printing services. We specialize in flyers printing, folded leaflets printing, folders printing, brochures printing, booklets printing, compliment slips, posters and business cards printing. With express turnaround available on most of the products you can trust us with your important order. Free delivery on mainland UK printing orders. 

When you want to start designing your artwork, you first need to make sure you have a list of all the requirements needed for this design.

The Template is the correct size with an additional layer on top to show you where the bleed and the safety space limits are. This layer must be removed before submitting the artwork. When designing the artwork you can refer back to this layer to make sure your artwork conforms to the limits set by this layer.  Continue reading ...