Accepted File Formats FAQ

We can accept a wide variety of file formats (below), however we prefer all files to be submitted as PDF files to minimize any font, image, text, or formatting complications.

Preparation Tips See our File Preparations Tips FAQ for details on submitting the highest quality files to eliminate extra file charges or production delays.

Accepted File Types Index
Desktop Publishing
Document Files
Presentation Files
Raster Graphics Files
Spreadsheet Files
Vector Graphics Files


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Desktop Publishing Files
.INDD – Adobe InDesign
 .PUB – Microsoft Publisher

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Document Files (Text and Plain Text)
 .CSV – ASCII text as comma-separated values, used in spreadsheets and database management systems
.DOC – Microsoft Word document
.DOCX – Office Open XML document
 .PAGES – Apple Pages document
.PDF – Portable Document Format
 .TXT – ASCII or Unicode plaintext


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Presentation Files
 .PPT – Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
.PPTX – Office Open XML Presentation
 
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Raster Graphics Files (images as a group of pixels)
 .JPG – Joint Photographic Experts Group – a lossy image format widely used to display photographic images.
.JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group – a lossy image format widely used to display photographic images.
.PNG – Portable Network Graphic lossless, for display and edition of graphic images
.PSD – Adobe Photoshop Drawing
.RAW – General term for image data acquired by a digital camera
 .TIF – Tagged Image File Format
.TIFF – Tagged Image File Format

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Spreadsheet Files
 .CSV – Comma-Separated Values
 .NUMBERS – Apple Numbers Spreadsheet file
 .TAB – tab delimited columns; also TSV
.TSV – tab separated columns; also TAB
.TXT – tab delimited columns
 .XLS – Microsoft Excel worksheet sheet (97–2003)
 .XLSX – Office Open XML worksheet sheet
 
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Vector Graphics Files (graphics using geometric primitives such as points, lines, curves, and polygons to represent images).
 .AI – Adobe Illustrator Document
 .EPS – Encapsulated Postscript
 .PDF – Portable Document Format
.PS – PostScript 
 .SVG – Scalable Vector Graphics, employs XML

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