PRINT READY FILE

GET YOUR MEMORABLE PRINT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME

BLEED
-At least 1/16" bleed around the perimeter of
your artwork to ensure accurate cutting.

CMYK COLOR
-All files converted to CMYK color mode.
No RGB or Pantone files.

OUTLINE TEXT AND/OR VECTORIZE SHAPE
-Avoid potential problems with fonts by creating outlines for all text or vectorizing any shapes elements or logos.

FINISHING OPTIONS
-One mask file for each option
-Clearly indicate the option and the side on which
you want it to be applied in the file name.

ACCEPTED FILE TYPE
PDF (Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4 or Higer)
*One single file per side (no pdf bundle please).
AI, PSD (CS)
*One single file per side (no pdf bundle please).
PNG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF
*Min 300DPI Print Resolution.

FINISHING OPTIONS

Spot UV

When creating a job with spot uv, you must include a spot uv mask file along with the regular print file. The spot uv template file is used to show where the UV will be placed. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the UV. White will indicate no UV.

File preparation 1 spot uv files e1486591936804 Gotopress - Canada Printshop

 

FINISHING OPTIONS

DEBOSSING / EMBOSSING

When creating a job with embossing or debossing, you must include a mask file along with the regular print file. The mask template file is used to show where the embossing will be applied. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the embossing.

File preparation 2 Debossing Files Gotopress - Canada Printshop

 

 

FINISHING OPTIONS

FOIL STAMPING

When creating a job with foil stamping, you must include a mask file along with the regular print file. The mask template file is used to show where the foil will be applied. Use 100% K to indicate where you would like the foil. Make sure to remove everything that will be foiled from the print file and have those items only on the mask file.

File preparation 3 foil stamp Files Gotopress - Canada Printshop