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I’m a heat transfer hobbyist trying to go the next level of POD. I mostly work with vector design. These POD websites want Jpegs and Pngs. Photographs of my designs? Right? So this show up on a tshirt with my design in a white box. The text design part of their app. is rediculose (sp?) in know. Im a fan of not needing inventory and forfillment but i like designing on flexi and not willing to down grade to a remedial design forum. Thanks for listening to my rant!
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For DTG POD you should be saving your art as .png files with the background knocked out to transparent. However, do not fade anything to transparent, as semi-transparent pixels will still get a full white underbase, and thus not be transparent at all on the shirt. If you want to fade part of your art to shirt, do so as a halftone, then knock out the background color.

What software do you use to make your vector art for cutting? If it can save to .png with a transparent background, then you are all set.
 

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Ok guys, I’ve converted to PNG imported to PRINTIFY and the message I get is “low resolution image”, just so happens PRINTIFY has a “new service” which will convert low resolution images to higher resolution images usable by PRINTIFY. This service costs 17% of production cost. There’s also another minimum charge option. This gives me a sour taste regarding this company. Am I being crazy?
 

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When you create your .png you want it at 300 dpi and whatever X and Y dimensions Printify requires.

Upscalling a raster image produces useless poop for output. They would be recreating your art, maybe vectorizing it.
 
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