History Printing Process Capabilities File Preparation Contact Us
History Printing Process Capabilities File Preparation Contact Us

Penninsula Press Home

File Preparation

Please call ahead to consult with a CSR (Customer Sales Representative). They will assist you in your order and quotations. This will also assist the Art Dept. in the process of your job.

Print files can be supplied in one of the following formats:

2 Application File
PC Users
4 Commercial Offset Requirements
5 Acceptable Media
7 Technical Support

Print or Press Ready PDF files
Acrobat 5.0 (PDF 1.4) Compatible
  • QuarkXPress users are reminded to Export as PDFand to select Press-High Quality/High Resolution (PDF Style) and to select Composite CMYK and Spot under Options (Colour Specifications).
    Page output Instructions 
  • PDF files should be supplied one up with Crops if a Bleed is included.
  • With Art that does not touch the Trim
    Edge, please submit PDF files one up with NO Crops or Bleed.
  • Booklets should be supplied 1 up NO spreads from Page 1 being the Cover to the last page being the Back

    PDF files supplied by any other means may apply addition costs.


top of page

MAC® Application Files
  • Packaged CS4 InDesign Files or lower
  • Collected QuarkXPress 7 Files or lower
  • InDesign and Quark PC supplied files MUST have all the fonts in compatible versions with MAC or OUTLINED otherwise a High Resolution PDF would be preferable.


top of page

Window Application Files
  • Supply high resolution PDF files with fonts embedded.
  • Please call ahead.

    Extra charges will apply if there are no other means but to supply the PC formatted file.


top of page

Commercial Offset Printing
  • Art to be supplied in 4-colour Process and/or Spot Colours.
  • Please be sure to specify the Pantone Swatch Numbers in your Artwork, along with any Dielines and Spot Varnishes.

    Please consult with your CSR as to your specific job requirements. Extra charges will apply if there are no other means but to supply the PC formatted file.


top of page


Acceptable Media

  • If under 10MG, files can be e-mailed by using the "Attach File" feature of your
    e-mail program.

  • CD or DVD
  • Jump Drives
  • SD Cards
  • Compact Flash Cards

  • Files larger than 10MG can be uploaded to our client FTP. If you do not already have an account, please contact us at
    905-641-3030 or info@penpress.com


top of page

    Prepare your files as usual and login to your Personal Dropbox and upload your files. If you are a new Peninsula Press client, activate your free account by signing-up today.

    Please advise the art department - with instructions - once your files are uploaded.


top of page

Technical Support
  • If you have any questions about placing your order or sending your files please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • The PenPress Art Department uses certified Macintosh equipment all PC files submitted may apply additional


top of page