Accepted File Formats FAQ

We can accept a wide variety of file formats (below), however we prefer all files to be submitted as flattened 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.

Raster Graphics Files
Spreadsheet Files
Vector Graphics Files
A-Z List


Raster Graphics Files (images as a group of pixels)
.BMP – Microsoft Windows Bitmap formatted image
.GIF – CompuServe's Graphics Interchange Format
.ICNS – file format use for icons in Mac OS X. Contains bitmap images at multiple resolutions and bitdepths with alpha channel.
.JP2 – JPEG2000
.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.
.PBM – Portable bitmap
.PICT – Apple Macintosh PICT image
.PIX – Truevision TGA (Targa) image
.PNG – Portable Network Graphic lossless, for display and edition of graphic images
.PSD – Adobe Photoshop Drawing
.TARGA – Truevision TGA (Targa) image
.TGA – Truevision TGA (Targa) image
.TIF – Tagged Image File Format
.TIFF – Tagged Image File Format

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Spreadsheet Files
.CSV – comma separated values for columns.
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).
.EPS – Encapsulated Postscript
.PDF – Portable Document Format

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