Markzware on Monday announced the releae of FlightCheck Professional v6, a new version of its quality control software for the print and publishing industries. It costs $499, (around £249), upgrades start at $199 (£99).

FlightCheck is standalone preflighting software that vets files before they go to print. It can check PDF and non-PDF files, features categories of potential problems and customizable rule sets. It verifies files before printing and generates detailed preflight reports highlighting specific problems.

New features in FlightCheck Professional 6, which has undergone an extensive closed beta test, include QuarkXPress 7 and Adobe InDesign CS3 support and Universal Binary compatibility; support for third-party font applications including Extensis Suitcase Fusion, Insider Software FontAgent Pro and others, an improved interface for PDF preflighting, pre-configured collection folders, and better font and image searching.