Print vs. digital
Although digital catalogs can be shared with minimal effort, attached to e-mail messages and saved in a computer folder, printed catalogs increase the likelihood that one issue of your project reaches multiple readers. One of print’s greatest strengths lies in its ability to provide lasting documents that readers share and pass on, effectively multiplying the audience for a single issue. Readers may dog ear pages to mark items of interest, insert bookmarks, or use self-adhesive notes to flag
One of the most fundamental decisions you must make in creating a catalog lies in choosing the typefaces that you’ll use to set the text content of your work. You may be accustomed to using the word “font” to refer to individual typefaces. Technically, a font consists of all the individual characters (letters, numbers, punctuation, accented characters, etc.) that are available in a typeface. The word “typeface” designates an individual typographic design.
You’re probably familiar with
Aside from catalogs produced in specialized shapes through the use of customized hardware and a process called die cutting, most catalogs assume some form of rectangular shape, typically with the bound edge of the project at the left side of the outside front cover.
Press printed or digitally distributed, catalogs can take on any dimensions their creators prefer, but a few considerations point the way in favor of specific sizes.
Because digital catalogs “live” onscreen, they make ideal candidates
Page-layout applications typically allow you to manage visual assets as linked or embedded files. To minimize the size of your layout file, maximize the quality of visual output, and keep your document efficient to edit, always choose to link rather than embed your visuals. Embedding often relies on copying images from other applications and pasting them into your page layout. This technique can affect the fidelity of color output at the same time that it makes the size of your layout file balloon
PDF (Portable Document Format) is a rich text file formats capable of embedding images, text, fonts and 2D vectors in a document. Several document types can encode rich text, but since its development by Adobe Systems in 1993 the PDF is one of the most popular cross-platform document type in use today. Apart from its ease of use on several modern devices, here are some other features of the PDF that make it more preferable to other text file formats.
If you sell products, you must know the struggle of creating big yearly static catalogues forever, wasting valuable time and money, only to have to do it all again next year. If that always gives you a headache, we’ve got the cure in form of handy, easy-to-use software!
Additionally to email catalogs and pro-printing catalogs, prodalist now generates mobile app, for Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile
a game changer for marketing
Download our Android™ demo app in the samples page
Download prodalist Professional demo to make your catalog + your own app
Your Company App to present company + products at best
- Graphical user interface: YOU decide!
- orientation (Portrait, Landscape, free orientation)
customize your app at will – only with clicks – no programming
- Icon: select you desired image for the app icon and prodalist will generate automatically all required files in all formats & sizes
- Splash screen: an opportunity to introduce your company or your app. Select you desired image for the splash screen and prodalist will generate automatically all required files in all formats & sizes
The app has currently 4 sections accessible with 4 top buttons. Except the “Start Page”, all sections are optional
A new important version of prodalist was just released.
The changes are as following:
prodalist provides extensive methods to manually or automatically select files.
A new version of prodalist was just released.
The changes are as following: