GlobalVision Unveils ArtProof – Artwork Inspection Solution for Mac OS and Windows

ArtProof offers industry leading artwork and proof inspection technology for the graphic design and pre-press industry

Montreal, CANADA, May 13, 2014 – GlobalVision, the industry leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, today announced the release of ArtProof, the world’s first 64-bit artwork inspection software compatible with both Mac OS and Windows environments.


Developed with enhancements for the graphic design, pre-press and printing industry, ArtProof inspects artwork with pixel precision, dramatically increasing packaging accuracy while reducing approval times. ArtProof quickly detects and identifies missing or added text, graphics, incorrect fonts and text sizes, as well as color deviations.

ArtProof benefits:

• Native Mac OS and Windows support
• Inspect artwork files
• Reduce approval cycles by catching errors early
• Shorten time to market
• Avoid costly errors for file revisions and proofs
• Check supplier proofs to ensure accuracy

“Working with our pre-press clients, we have designed ArtProof using our new 64-bit architecture, making this solution capable of handling very large files with ease. We have seen dramatic increases in speed and file size handling,” explained Reuben Malz, President, GlobalVision. “By also making ArtProof available for Mac OS and Windows environments, we have given the pre-press industry a flexible tool needed to ensure artwork accuracy.”

ArtProof Advanced Technologies:

• Supports 1-bit TIFF files
• New 64-bit architecture
• Inspects imposition files (step and repeat files)
• Inspects colors, graphics and copy
• Supports live and outlined text Auto-locates repeats
• Automation for booklet inspection (multi-page)
• Dieline management
• Dynamic reporting
• Difference classification

About GlobalVision

GlobalVision is the world leader in the design and delivery of Innovative Proofreading Technologies. Its solutions are widely interoperable and have been integrated into the packaging workflows of leading consumer packaged goods companies, printing firms and over 72% of the major pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

GlobalVision’s complete suite of advanced solutions, featuring text-based, pixel-based and Braille inspection technologies, are designed to eliminate printed artwork and copy-related errors, providing end-to-end security at every stage of the packaging workflow. All of Global Vision’s proofreading solutions meet FDA 21 CFR Part 11 /EMA Annex 11 requirements.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GlobalVision has worldwide representation. For more information, please visit