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I’m not sure if paperlessproofs is for me. Can I try it first?
Yes. You can view an online demonstration here, download a free trial evaluation here, or experiment by converting one set of proofs into paperlessproofs for as little as £9.60. There’s no risk, and no further commitment, you’ve nothing to lose!

What software do I need?
All users need Adobe Acrobat 7 or higher (download free here) and the paperlessproof plug-in (download free here). These free plug-ins enable all users to open and use the paperlessproofs symbol and tool box.

Individuals or companies creating paperlessproofs need to have the paperlessproofs creation software, which you can download free here, and Adobe Professional.

I've installed the paperlessproofs plug-in, but the symbols and tool do not appear
Check if you have more than one version of Abobe Reader or Acrobat on your computer. If you have, open each in turn and try opening your paperlessproof to see which version works with paperlessproofs

How do you create a paperlessproof?
You transform a PDF file into a document that will contain the paperlessproof symbol and tool box. The document is then ready to be corrected electronically using the paperlessproofs unique software. Detailed instructions are here.

What is the paperlessproofs plug-in?
This is a small piece of software that enables the paperlessproofs symbol and tool box to be opened and used. All users must have it installed, whether you create paperlessproofs on your own PC or simply receive proofs to be corrected.

How do I download and install the paperlessproofs plug-in?
Click here to download the plug-in. Complete installation by clicking ‘run’. If you do not ‘run’ software after downloading it, installation will not be completed.

How do I download and install the paperlessproofs creation software?
Click here to install this software. Complete installation by clicking ‘run’. If you do not ‘run’ software after downloading it, installation will not be completed.

Is it safe to download paperlessproofs software?
Yes. It is completely safe to download our software.

Are online payments secure?
Yes. Our payments are 100% secure and managed by a professional secure online payment company.

Is there a Macintosh version of the paperlessproofs software?
Yes

Why can’t I see the paperlessproofs symbol and tool box?
A likely cause may be that you are not completing the installation process correctly. Remember that after downloading any software, you must install it by clicking the option ‘run’. To complete installation follow these instructions:

If you haven’t already done so, download the paperlessproofs plug-in here. Save it on your computer in a place where you will find it again (e.g. on your desktop). Run the plug-in installation by double clicking the file you downloaded.

Open Adobe Acrobat and then open the paperlessproof. The paperlessproofs symbol and tool box should now appear.

How long does downloading and installing the paperlessproofs plug-in take?
Approximately 5 minutes, depending on the performance of your PC and internet connection.

How long does downloading and installing the paperlessproofs software take?
Approximately 5 minutes, depending on the performance of your PC and internet connection.

Can I begin to use proof-correction symbols easily if I have never used them before?
Our comprehensive guides on proof correction will give you the basic skills needed for correcting proofs. We also have a friendly support team if you have questions about proof correction. Just visit our support page.

Can I send files via FTP if they are too large to be emailed directly?
Yes. We have an external server that accepts FTP files.

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