Please read the most popular questions about PPS below which should answer most queries to date, however if you have a support or technical query please e.mail us at email@example.com
Questions and answers:
Q - What is PPS?
A - PPS is Print Presentation Software from GF Smith
Q - Is PPS free software?
A - Yes it is
Q - Will PPS run on my PC or Apple computer?
A - Yes it is multi platform, and will run on Windows and Mac OSX
Q - Does it come as a disk?
A - No, it is a downloadable file from a page on the GF Smith website
Q - Can I design Expressions albums on PPS?
A - Yes, in all sizes
Q - Can I design Bookbound Matted album in PPS?
A - Yes, in Sigma, Classic, Universal and Reportage sizes, along with all available Matts
Q - Can I upload directly from PPS Software?
A - Yes you can, you can also upload multiple orders at once
Q - Can I proof my albums to clients?
A - Yes you can, you can send them as a printed file or as a PDF via email. NB should your PC not have ‘print to PDF’ you can download a free/safe program to do so by clicking here
Q - Can I design my cover options?
A - Yes you can, all cover options are available in PPS Software
Q - Can I order my prints in PPS?
A - Yes you can in all sizes and paper choices
Q - Can I design custom matts in PPS?
A - Yes you can, in the bespoke overlay option in the bookbound drop down box
Q - Can I add borders to my images?
A - Yes, from single pixel to many more
Q - Are the final album prices available in PPS?
A - No, this will be sent to you as an order confirmation
Q - What is a catalogue?
A - This is a new set of images that you load for a new album
Q - Can I add extra images to an album?
A - Yes you can, just click on the “add image” drop down menu and select your images
Q - Can I add drop shadow on my images?
A - Yes you can, and you can adjust the level of shadow
Q - Will there be future updates to PPS?
A - Yes we will update the software to keep it up to market standards
Q - Can I design multiple albums at the same time?
A - Yes you can, up to 5 albums can be live at any one time
Q - Can I burn my files to disk, and not FTP?
A - Yes you can, just go through the order process and select burn to desktop. Put the .zip file onto a disk and send to the office.
Q - Can I print my own files from PPS?
A - Not at this present time, we are working on a system that will allow you to do this, but it will be a charged option.
Q - What is the limit of pages in each album?
A - There are many page variations, Expressions can go up to 50 pages 100 sides, most matted albums will have a maximum of 25 pages 50 sides, please call the office on 01482 588037 for further details.
Q - How many images can I have in an album?
A - This is completely up to you, but we will say that hundreds of images make an album look too busy. As a rule of thumb 20 pages 40 sides could have between 50-60 images.
Q - Can I import my old albums from DG Foto Art?
A - Unfortunately not, the PPS software has been written just for GF Smith and is not compatible with DG Foto Art.
Q - Can I add text in PPS
A - Yes you can, just click on the TEXT icon and then double click in the text box, and enter your text in the pop up box, you can also change fonts and colour.
Q - Can I contact a customer support person?
A - Yes you can, submit a support ticket to firstname.lastname@example.org giving as much information as possible and we can keep track of any problems that may occur.
Q - Are tutorials available?
A - All tutorials are available on the GF Smith website and YouTube, we recommend that you watch these prior to contacting customer support.