File Submission Guidelines

For best print results and fastest production time, please submit:

  • Print-ready PDF with
  • Minimum 300dpi
  • CMYK profile
  • All fonts outlined or embedded
  • Minimum 1/8” (0.125”) bleed
  • Crop & Bleed Marks
  • All text and objects should be a minimum 1/8” (0.125") away from any cuts or folds
Other Acceptable File Formats:
  • EPS with outlined fonts
  • Flattened JPEG and TIFF files

The following MUST include all fonts and links: 

  • Illustrator CS6 or earlier
  • InDesign CS6 or earlier
  • Photoshop CS6 or earlier
  • Quark Express 9 or earlier

Compressed, or ZIP files

  • Save your document as a PDF file
  • If using bleeds, make sure you include bleeds and crop marks in PDF output dialog
  • If you choose to do so, compress your files using a compression tool such as WinZip for PC or Stuff-it for Mac
  • If submitting something other than PDF be sure to include all links and fonts files, then compress the folder

Getting us the File

  • E-mail PDF(s) or compressed files to times@timesprinting.com
  • For files over 10 MB, upload the file to our website. Go to www.timesprinting.com and choose upload file link on the left panel. Then browse your computer for your file. Be sure to type your name and e-mail in the required fields.

Color Matching
If color matching is critical, please bring us a color accurate sample to match, or give us pantone numbers.