PDFs: Print vs Digital

When exporting different file types from the Export page in the Dashboard, you’ll notice that there are two PDF options to choose from:

  • PDF (for print)
  • PDF (for digital distribution)

Here are the differences between the two.

PDF (print) PDF (digital)
Designed for print

  • blank pages where expected for print outputs
  • suitable for IngramSpark and CreateSpace
digital distribution

  • posting online
  • sharing file electronically
Icon colour red green
File name/extension  print.pdf .pdf
Image resolution high (print quality: 300 dpi) lower (web quality: 72 dpi)


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