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File Specs

The information will help you in preparing your files for the best possible printing quality at Fotorecord Print Center.

File Types
We accept most modern graphics formats. However, we work fastest with a print-ready PDF file. Some artwork charges may apply to accepting artwork in other formats. Artwork is billed at the rate of $100 per hour. See our terms and conditions for details.

Basic Instructions
Make sure you are using high resolution artwork for anything you want us to print. Low-res art is fine for a web page or email broadcast if you are doing a multi-channel campaign. When you bring us your file(s) also try to bring copies of your fonts and a printed sample of how the document should look. Make PDF files whenever possible.

Common File Templates
Ensure that your design will work through the production process by downloading our provided templates for use during the design phase of your projects.

Download and Install PDF Settings
Working In Adobe Creative Suite? Once your art is prepared in the native application, using the right settings to export your pdf is crucial! Don't spend time trying to figure out the proper settings. Download the FPC joboptions and import into Illustrator and InDesign. Click the link below, then click Save. Save the file to your desktop. Double-click the "Fotorecord.joboptions" file on your desktop. Click Save As and press Save. Your presets will now show up in Illustrator and InDesign CS.

To download the Fotorecord joboptions, click here(right click and SAVE TARGET AS...)

Advanced Tips for Professionals
The following tips are intended for graphics professionals: Embed fonts, convert text to outlines, don't use trapping, avoid transparency in front of spot colors, generate PDF 1.4 files when possible.

CORPORATE OFFICE

45 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601

724-837-0530

PRODUCTION OFFICE

130 N. Maple Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601

724-830-8130

SALES OFFICE

4302 Old William Penn Highway
Suite 100
Murrysville, PA 15668

724-830-8130