Beau Brewer Digital
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            Supported Applications

            We accept files created in the following native applications:

            • Acrobat PDF®…………………Mac and PC
            • Adobe® InDesign®…………..Mac and PC
            • Adobe® Photoshop®…………Mac and PC
            • Adobe® Illustrator®…………..Mac and PC

            We do not accept files created in the following native applications:

            • PowerPoint®…………………….Mac and PC
            • Excel®……………………………..Mac and PC
            • Word®……………………………..Mac and PC
            • Publisher®………………………..Mac and PC

            Application Requirements

            • PDFs – Macintosh or IBM Compatible
            • All fonts must be embedded.
            • All elements of the file must be colored per our guidelines.
            • All placed graphics and images need to be high-quality, colored according to our guidelines for the product ordered. Whenever possible, place vector images into the layout before converting to a
            • PDF. Please be aware that when changes need to be made to placed images (coloring, mode, etc.), there is the possibility of the quality being compromised.
              Please name the PDFs you send without punctuation of any kind (except pdf), and keep the file names short.

            Adobe® InDesign® – Macintosh or IBM Compatible

            Change all text into “outlines” in your document. If you are using an imported graphic in your InDesign® document, be sure to include or embed the original graphic reverse file. Place graphics at 100%.Save the file as an INDD. Color all text and graphics according to the enclosed color specifications for the type of product you are ordering. Placed graphics need to be high-quality or good vector art to receive the best quality printed product.

            Adobe® Photoshop®

            Files must be saved as a TIFF without compression. Do not color an image in Photoshop®.
            Please submit black and white bitmap images at 600 dpi and grayscale images at 600 dpi for standard spot printing. For full-color printing or Multicolored, CMYK images need to be submitted at 600 dpi. Images that arrive at a lower quality than what is recommended will be output as sent. Color all text and graphics according to the enclosed color specifications for the type of product you are ordering.All files need to be submitted at the size being used for printing.If bleeds are needed, allow 1⁄8″ on all sides.

            Adobe® Illustrator® – Macintosh or IBM Compatible

            Change all text into “outlines” in your document. If you are using an imported graphic in your Illustrator® document, be sure to include or embed the original
            graphic file. Place graphics at 100%. Placed graphics need to be high-quality or good vector art to receive the best quality printed product.Save the file as an Illustrator EPS. Color all text and graphics according to the enclosed color specifications (on
            reverse) for the type of product you are ordering.

            Updated: 28 Apr 2018 08:34 AM
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