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File Upload

Please click on the link below to upload your files.

Do you have more than 1 file?
You may combine multiple files into one Zip file for a faster upload.

FILE UPLOAD

Are you having trouble with the file upload link?
You can upload via a FTP client such as Fetch, Transmit or FileZilla. Your sales consultant
can provide with our FTP information.
You can also transfer files up to 2 GB via wetransfer.com

Print Ready Art Specifications

File Formats:

JPG (preferred), EPS, PDF & TIF *see important notes below*
AI, PSD, & INDD files are not accepted as print ready files and will incur file setup charges.
Microsoft Office files will not be accepted.

To avoid file setup charges and printing delays, please:

Use Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop to create large format graphics
Design in CMYK, not RGB
Use CMYK 45,45,45,100 for the richest black, using 100% K will result in a dark grey
Flatten all layered artwork
Create all text to outlines, if not you will be requested to provide the font files
Embed all images, if not you will be requested to provide the linked images
Rasterize any vector files with effects, such as drop shadows, glows & gradients
Provide each project element as a single file that can be sent directly to print
Clearly label each file and communicate all file details (scale, color, quantity etc) to your
sales consultant.

Color:

Due to the individual characteristics of monitors, the colors on your screen may vary from the
final product. If a specific color is needed, the Pantone number or a physical example must be
provided to TCS when placing your order & prior to approving the art files. We will do our best
to match the color as close as possible and print at our discretion. For a small fee, you may
request a printed sample of the color on your project’s specific media for your approval. TCS
can not be held responsible for color output discrepancies if you do not request & approve a
printed sample.

File Resolution for Wide Format Printing:

Files should be 150 dpi at 100% scale. Scale dpi according to the scale of the file. For
example, if the file is at 50% scale, the dpi should be 300. Files can be reduced to 72-100 dpi
at 100% scale for larger projects, such as bus wraps and oversized banners. Note: Files with
a lower resolution than specified may be pixelated/blurry when printed, files provided at a
higher resolution than specified will be reduced to the appropriate dpi in the preflight process.

Cut/Route Files:

When providing files to be print and route to shape, please provide a separate file (or layer)
with the cut path. Images and Logos should be high resolution jpg, tiff, or outlined vector files
(ai or eps)

Our design studios are equipped with the following software:

Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe InDesign CC (not a preferred program to use for large format graphics)
Adobe Acrobat Pro

Disclaimer:

Please proof your work, as The Color Spot cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions
on customer provided files.


Want to talk to a sales consultant?

Call us now. We can assist you with any project.

877.345.SPOT
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