What is bleed?

Preparing your document properly is the most important part of the printing process. At My Online Printing we want to make sure that you are completely satisfied with our work. For this reason, we are including the following guidelines that you must follow when submitting your printing work to us. 

Software

Preparing your job correctly is the most important part of getting good results. My Online Printing accepts files from both Macintosh and Windows platforms. We accept files from the following programs as long as they are converted to PDF, TIFF, JPG or EPS:

Software Output in CYMK
Adobe Photoshop Photoshop TIF, 300 dpi, CMYK colors*. Please make sure that you leave an additional 1/8th of an inch all around for bleeding if your document bleeds.
Adobe Illustrator Illustrator EPS, Set all fonts to outlines. If you're exporting an Illustrator file to TIFF Please make sure that you leave an additional 1/8th of an inch all around for bleeding if your document bleeds.
Adobe inDesign Set all fonts to outlines and embed all Links (all colors and images in CMYK). Please make sure that you leave an additional 1/8th of an inch all around for bleeding if your document bleeds. Export as a PDF or an EPS.