Frequently Asked Printing Questions & Answers

Are you considering RePrint as your print supplier?


Do you have a question concerning file format, the printing process or other related topics?


Here is a selection of the most commonly asked questions about our printing services.

1. How Much Does A4 Paper Weigh?

Our paper weight guide will help you calculate the weight of your printed product and give you answers to:


What size envelope is needed for A4 paper?

How much does a magazine weigh?

How much does an A4 envelope weigh? 

How much does a card weigh?


Check the up-to-date postage rate for the total weight at:

2. How Can I Send My Files to RePrint Brighton?

Please send us your files by E-mail to or our FTP site File Upload


Alternatively, we can extract them from your mobile device or they can be sent or delivered in person to our office on a CD, DVD or USB flash drive. If you would like us to collect your files please telephone 01273 504974.



3. Which File Format Should I Use?

The best and most secure format is PDF. 


For printing images, we recommend JPG, PSD, TIFF or EPS. 


We can handle files produced in most of the leading software programs.  If in doubt, please telephone David or Richard or take a look at our artwork guide.



4. What Is CMYK?

CMYK is a four-colour printing process that uses cyan, magenta, yellow and black ink. It is used when designing media that will be printed. Such as leafletsbrochuresbusiness cardsposters and all other printed products.


Take a look at or colour page to find out what is RGB colour and which CMYK profile is best for printing.



5. What is the Best Resolution for Large Format?

For posters and other large formats, we recommend at least 300 or 600 dpi. In some cases, 200 dpi will be sufficient.


6. Can I See a Proof Before Printing?

We will automatically produce a press-calibrated paper proof for all litho projects before printing.  This can be viewed in our office, or sent or delivered to you.  If you prefer we can send you a PDF proof to view on your computer which has the benefit of fast delivery.




If you have any further questions - please do not hesitate to contact us on 01273 504974 

or email us at


To view the products and services RePrint has to offer, please click on this link to our products page.



RePrint are capturing their CO2 emissions from their paper purchases by planting native woodland, right here in the UK, through the Woodland Trust and the Woodland Carbon scheme.


RePrint is a Woodland Carbon Capture Company.  No. 16019900324.

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