Equipment and Software

We utilize the most current technology in our industry. Our state-of-the-art equipment and the latest software allows us to produce high-quality products both quickly and cost-effectively.

Design and Layout - we accept files in the following formats:

  • Adobe InDesign
    The latest page layout program from Adobe.

  • QuarkXPress
    Quark is the professionals' choice for page layout, and is especially well-suited to handle multiple pages and large newspaper formats.

  • Microsoft Publisher
    While most design professionals do not use Publisher, some schools find it fast and simple to produce their publications. We will gladly print your newspaper from your Publisher files.

  • Microsoft Word Print a newspaper from Microsoft Word, you say? We don't recommend it, but if somehow you have created a beautiful document in Word, congratulations. Media Trends will work with you to publish your newspaper.

Pre-Press - some of the tools available for your pre-press needs

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro

    There's more to Acrobat than Reader! In addition to making digital proofs and press-ready files, Acrobat Pro contains many tools which can be used for last-minute adjustments to your file.

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe ImageReady
  • Adobe Photoshop


  • We work on both Macs and PCs in order to optimize the needs of our clients.