SANTA ANA, California February 23, 2004 Markzware is pleased to announce the immediate and latest release of its award-winning FlightCheck Workflow (formerly MarkzScout), version 3.1, now with Apple Macintosh OS X support.
FlightCheck Workflow is an essential tool for any and all prepress operations, simplifying and automating many of the tedious workflow processes while managing thousands of documents and electronic files destined for print. As a workflow manager, FlightCheck Workflow is used to create an automatic task management process that looks inside a native application file to sort, filter, categorize and route each file based on its elements, to the appropriate prepress path. The version support list could be downloaded at http://www.markzware.com/versionlist/
FlightCheck Workflow may be integrated with Markzware's flagship FlightCheck Professional and FlightCheck Online (formerly MarkzNet) utilizing Markzware's TrueFile Specification (.tfs) to manage job ticket data and supply other valuable information to resource planning, billing and other data management solutions.
New features of FlightCheck Workflow version 3.1 include:
* Carbon for Mac OS X
* Microsoft Office Product Support: Publisher, WORD, PowerPoint, QuarkXPress 6 and FreeHand MX (version 11)
* Faster scripting engine
* More extensive PDF checking
Full feature details are available at the following link: http://www.markzware.com/fcworkflow/FCW_Addendum.pdf
"The next frontier in the advancement of our prepress workflow is automation. FlightCheck Workflow version 3.1 provides us with the core technology needed to accomplish our goals and have a more streamlined operation. As desktop publishing software is constantly updating and changing, we need a preflight tool that will keep changing with it. The expanded file identification in FlightCheck Workflow 3.1 is right on the money," reports Mark Witkowski, digital technology strategist, The Sheridan Group, Hunt Valley, MD.
Concurrent with this release, Markzware is providing a maintenance release for FlightCheck Professional v5.05. In addition to providing smoother integration with FlightCheck Workflow 3.1, FlightCheck Professional v5.05 features increased compatibility with Microsoft Windows XP, detection of images within an Adobe Illustrator EPS file and PDF images in a QuarkXPress 6 file, plus the addition of AppleEvent and AppleScript support.
FlightCheck Workflow and FlightCheck Professional are available in English, French, Dutch and German languages and offer support for a wide array of Macintosh and Windows file formats. For a complete list of applications and version support, please visit http://www.markzware.com/versionlist/
FlightCheck Workflow and FlightCheck Professional may be purchased through an authorized Markzware reseller, through Markzware Direct Sales at (800) 300-3532, or at Markzware's online store: http://www.markzware.com/buynow
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