Product Specs

Finished Size: 8.5"x11"
Paper: Standard 65 Lb. Cover Weight Paper with Matte Coating
Printing: Press
Finishing Options: UV Glossy Coating, Custom Embossing (up to 3 lines),
Coverless Press Book, 6-Color Printing
Cover Options: Soft Cover, Fabric Hard Cover, Faux Leather Hard Cover and
Custom Photo Cover       
Resolution: minimum of 240 dpi
Safe Area/Margins: 0.25"
Accepted Files: jpg, 8 Bit, RGB, file names must be shorter than 29 characters

How to Order

Press Preview Books can be ordered in the Black River Imaging software.


Sizes and Options Palette

We suggest you open the Size and Options Palettes.  

  • Click Sizes Button and Choose Show Sizes Palette.
  • Then enlarge the window the length of your screen by clicking on the corner of the window.
  • This will allow you to navigate through the Products.
  • Click Options Button and choose show Options Palette.
  • Then enlarge the window the length of your screen by clicking on the corner of the window.
  • This will allow you to navigate through the Options.

Opening the Catalog

  • Click Sizes
  • Choose Catalog
  • Choose Press Products

Placing an order

  • Under Sizes or in the sizes palette  choose Press Preview Book
  • Choose the size book you would like  8x8  or 8.5x11
  • Choose Step 1 Press Preview Book Cover
  • Select the cover
  • The layout for that cover will come up in the left side of the software.
  • Select your options under the option button
  • Click Add to Order.
  • Under Sizes or in the Sizes Palette choose Step 2 Preview book Pages
    1. Select the page you would like: 4 up, 9 up, 12 up, or Drop in your own design  Change to:
    2. Select the number of openings you would like, (this will vary based on which size book you’re ordering and you do not have to use the same template for every page.)
    3. Drag and drop in your images  (You may drag and drop image by image, or you may right click on one of your images and choose the Select All option.  Drag and drop your first image in place and answer Yes to the prompt.  Your images will fill each opening until they’ve all been used.  If the last page is not completely filled, you will have to click Add to Order for that one page.  Be sure to review the pages carefully to see that images are not rotated incorrectly.)
    4. The software will save and send the order.
    5. You’ll receive an email confirmation once we’ve received the order.
    6. You  may track you order’s progress by logging in online and choosing “Check Order Status”

Software Guides 

Software Basics:
How to Properly Save and Order and Reopen as New  :
Ordering Press Preview Books:

Sample Images

These are sample images that you may use for showing products. Because our product photos may contain copyrighted images that are the property of the photographers that created them, anyone claiming them as their own will be in violation of those copyrights.
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