Data Preflight

Output quality and direct mail proofing tools that save time and money.

BCC Software’s Data Preflight option can produce addressed or personalized items to ensure your jobs are done right the first time. With our direct mail proofing software and tools, your customers can expect their printed and addressed communications to be error free, saving them both time and money.

If you feel hindered by the cumbersome and time-consuming quality assurance procedures to ensure all printed items are perfect before going to the USPS®, this software option can help.  Add this option to your mailing software today and start improving customer retention by helping your customers achieve their advertising goals.

Key Features

Set common conditions for testing

  • Height: tallest or shortest label
  • Width: widest and narrowest label
  • Fields: most and least populated, shortest and longest

Identify where data may not be complete

  • Truncation detection
  • Identify where data may run beyond allowable boundaries


  • Beginning – by quantity
  • Middle – frequency and quantity
  • End – by quantity
  • Random selection


  • Order versions by expression
  • Order any set of labels
  • Build custom sample sets
  • Select by co-mail version combinations

Filter tools

  • Select specific subsets of records in any mailing database
    • Samples
    • Seeds
  • Combine filter conditions with versioning

Key Benefits

Data Preflight’s direct mail proofing tools will ensure the quality of your data or print is spot-on before a single drop of ink hits the paper.

Reduces time spent on samples and sign-offs created based on customer criteria

Prevents printing outside of the designated area on mailpiece

Identifies incomplete records before printing

Prevents expensive errors due to overprint of copy on mailpiece

Prevents unexpected data conditions from creating imaging problems downstream

Easily incorporates into automated workflows

Produces detailed reports for analysis prior to machine setup

Download the data sheet and learn more about Data Preflight