Go Big With Our Large Form Factor Products

MagCloud users deserve larger form factor products and we are happy to offer not just one but seven large product types.

Tabloid Product Family

At 11″ x 14″ trim size Small Tabloid is smaller than a standard newspaper but larger than our Standard letter-size product.  Our Large Tabloid product has a 17″ x 11″ trim size offering more room for images and content. All Tabloid products are published on premium cover stock, have Wire-O Binding, and are ideal for large format portfolios, custom calendars, manuals and more.

  • Small Tabloid: 11″ x 14″ and 14″ x 11″ trim size options
  • Large Tabloid: 17″ x 11″ trim size
  • $0.36 per page with full color printing
  • 8 to 90 pages in length in multiples of 2
  • $2.00 per copy for durable Wire-O Binding

Poster Product Family

Our full-color, double-sided Poster are printed on premium cover stock and come standard with UV coating giving them an extra sheen and making them more durable. Posters are ideal for promotions and special event keepsakes such as gallery exhibits, music festivals and fundraisers.

  • Available in 12″ x 18″ or 18″ x 12″ trim sizes
  • Full-color professional printing on 80# premium cover stock paper
  • Standard UV Coating front and back for increased durability
  • Each individual Poster is only $2 to print ($1.50 for orders of 20 or more).

Large Square

MagCloud is adding to its Square product family by offering a new large form factor Square product. At 12″ x 12″ trim size, this new product is great for one-of-a-kind portfolios, photo books or training material.

  • Available in 12″ x 12″ trim size
  • Durable Wire-O Binding
  • 80# premium cover stock
  • 8 to 90 pages in multiples of 2
  • $0.36 per page with full color printing
  • $2.00 per copy for Wire-O binding

Standard Landscape

Finally we are also expanding our Standard product line, with the addition of a landscape option. Measuring 11” x 8.5” and also using Wire-O Binding and premium #80 cover stock paper, this new product option is useful for portfolios, magazines, booklets, catalogs and more.

  • Available in 10.75″ x 8.25″ trim size
  • Durable Wire-O Binding standard
  • 80# premium cover stock
  • 8 to 90 pages in multiples of 2
  • $0.20 per page with full color printing
  • $2.00 per copy for Wire-O Binding

Note: Standard Landscape page and trim size will also be available as a Flyer option.

What do you think of these new products and how do you plan to use them?  Let us know in the comments section below.

61 thoughts on “Go Big With Our Large Form Factor Products

  1. Rich Coda 11 Jul 2012 / 12:41 PM

    Are the new non-poster sizes available with perfect binding?

    • Patty 11 Jul 2012 / 1:24 PM

      Hi Rich,

      The poster products are just a single sheet (2 sides) so there is no binding on them. The new Tabloid products are only available with Wire-O Binding at this time.

      Cheers,

      Patty

    • Jared Zichek 19 Jul 2012 / 2:53 PM

      I too would prefer perfect binding / saddle-stitch options for these new formats.

  2. Shawn Hazen 11 Jul 2012 / 1:47 PM

    Would love to see the new sizes with your other binding options instead. But I assume that’s not doable because you can’t run them on a big enough sheet? Wire-o doesn’t seem appropriate for a “publication”. But I could still see using it for something!

  3. Brian Gryphon 11 Jul 2012 / 1:53 PM

    I am lovin’ this- the quality and pricing at MagCloud smokes the ‘traditional’ print-on-demand merchandise firms so I will be switching all my wall calendars over now that MC has the larger size and (most importantly) wire-o binding.

    • Brian Gryphon 13 Jul 2012 / 8:17 AM

      My enthusiasm dissipated when I confirmed that most of the Wire-O sizes are bound on the short side…. totally useless for industry-standard wall calendars. I hope that changes so I can move my calendar biz here.

      • Patty 13 Jul 2012 / 9:53 AM

        Hi Brian,

        Thank you for the feedback. You probably noticed that our Small Tabloid product can be bound on the long side and of course there is our Large Square product. We will definitely take your feedback into consideration for future product enhancements.

        Thanks!

      • Stephen Gordon 20 Jul 2012 / 10:29 AM

        I 100% agree with Brian. Please add option of wire binding on long side of standard size publications. This would be more in line with “flip chart” type products which I offer.

      • Max 20 Jul 2012 / 11:44 AM

        Another request for adding the binding on the long side for calendars. I’m sure the 12×12 and 14×11 sizes work great, but that creates hassles with pricing and shipping (not mention converting images over for the larger sizes). Would love to see this work with the standard size!

  4. Barry Goyette 11 Jul 2012 / 2:47 PM

    I think perfect binding would be the way to go with these products. Wire-o…tired-o…otherwise I think it’s great magcloud is doing larger products. I still think an uncoated paper would be a great addition to the MC portfolio. These printers do such an awesome job on uncoated stock.

  5. Kimberly Michele Durham 11 Jul 2012 / 3:09 PM

    I’ve had several printing companies beg for my business, for over 6 months now. And I continue to refuse. MagCloud continues to impress and put quality into every job, know matter the size, and as long as that continues you’ve got a loyal client.
    K*Chele Magazine

    • Patty 11 Jul 2012 / 3:10 PM

      Thanks for the comment and continued support Kimberly :)

  6. Denise Flaim 11 Jul 2012 / 3:44 PM

    Finished trim size on our magazines is 9 1/8 x 11. Are you able to trim to this size now that you offer the small tabloid size?

    • Meghan 11 Jul 2012 / 4:11 PM

      Hi Denise,

      At this point we have set sizes that we can trim to, so no, we are not able to trim to your 9.125″ x 11″ size. With that said, we do offer an automatic resizing function for PDFs that are within 10% of one of our trim sizes, so you might try uploading your PDF to see if it can be automatically resized by our system to our 8.25″ x 10.75″ trim size. Depending on the dimensions of your untrimmed PDF, it sounds like you might be just inside the 10% limit.

      Cheers,
      Meghan

  7. Rich Coda 11 Jul 2012 / 7:15 PM

    You could get a lot more business if you offered perfect binding on these new larger sizes. FYI, my other printer for larger [art] paperbacks, EditionOne in Berkeley, informed me today that they will no longer offer their larger format paperbacks because they have issues with the covers. Here’s a chance to pick up that business.

  8. Ken 11 Jul 2012 / 8:42 PM

    Hey! One of these was something I suggested! Thanks for adding it and the other new products. Looking forward to making some cool product with them.

  9. bdac 11 Jul 2012 / 8:43 PM

    I’ve been waiting for additional sizes, but the wire-o option would prevent me from trying these.

  10. alisa 11 Jul 2012 / 10:23 PM

    Did i miss something or are all of your large formats only in wire binding? I’m more interested in a large format magazine.
    alisa

  11. Bentley Nelson 11 Jul 2012 / 11:33 PM

    Like many of the other comments here, I too would love to see you offer Perfect Binding along with your new Wire-O options. This should certainly be possible with the new HP Indigos which print on sheets large enough to do a full cover. As many others have said, Wire-O is great for calendars, manuals, menus and the like — but it’s not at all appropriate for magazines or books where the quality difference between saddle-stitch and perfect bound makes a noticeable and qualitative difference. So…are you planning to offer perfect binding in these larger formats sometime soon?

  12. Vincent 12 Jul 2012 / 12:38 AM

    Sounds good to me. The posters will be useful to me.. Just invested in DrawPlus X5, and want to try some design ideas.

  13. Tom Mosier 12 Jul 2012 / 5:44 AM

    I can’t use wire binding. Otherwise, the larger sizes would be a very useful.

  14. Brad Evans 12 Jul 2012 / 12:12 PM

    Being a long-time MagCloud publisher, I’m really stoked with the new larger sizes! But…

    Unfortunately, wire-o binding would put a “I just came from the local copy shop” feeling on my photo journal publications. I could go with saddle-stitch and perfect binding, but wire-o is a deal killer for me. Looking forward to seeing more binding options!

    • Patty 13 Jul 2012 / 9:57 AM

      Hi Brad,

      Thanks for the feedback additional binding options are definitely on our radar.

      Cheers!

  15. Rich Coda 12 Jul 2012 / 2:47 PM

    Yeah, wire-o binding is a deal killer.

  16. Yolanda 13 Jul 2012 / 3:08 PM

    Yep, I was TOTALLY excited about the new sizes…except for the Wire-O. I realize it has it’s place, but I prefer the perfect binding. Looking forward to that option in the future!

  17. Nicole 13 Jul 2012 / 8:31 PM

    For some reason, I can’t choose the poster option when I upload my PDF.
    How should I go about this Patty?
    By the way, love the new products!

    • Patty 15 Jul 2012 / 6:36 AM

      Hi Nicole,

      As long as you upload your poster to the MagCloud-Ready specs our system will know it’s a poster you don’t have to do anything to select that.

      Feel free to contact our support team (support@magcloud.com) if you need additional help.

      Glad you like the new products :).

      Patty

  18. Richard 17 Jul 2012 / 10:41 AM

    Please make something else for larger portfolio printing than the wire-o option. Photographers just can’t use that.

    • Patty 17 Jul 2012 / 10:46 AM

      Hi Richard,

      Offering Perfect and Saddle Stitch Binding for large format products requires larger paper sizes. This is definitely on our radar for the new HP Indigo presses which have been announced but are not yet in production.

      Cheers,

      Patty

  19. Garry Biney 18 Jul 2012 / 12:00 PM

    I would like to know if I can keep accurate track of who purchase from a specific organization. example: Jane from the Church of Christ! John from the Church of God! Is there anywhere they can specifically state the organization they are from while shipping to there own address?

    • Patty 18 Jul 2012 / 3:19 PM

      Hi Garry,

      There is a Company field so either via the MagCloud address book or when you are entering the address to ship to just include the business or organization in the Company Name field and that will be included on the shipping order.

      If you have additional questions don’t hesitate to contact our support team (support@magcloud.com).

      Cheers,

      Patty

  20. John Earle 20 Jul 2012 / 7:39 AM

    Ditto on the Wire-0 … I am looking for that landscape version (or 12×12) with a saddle stitch. Otherwise you guys have been awesome … thanks for the service.

  21. Brian Powell (@brianpowellinfo) 2 Aug 2012 / 2:57 PM

    Why is 8×8 and 12×12 limited to wired binding? I want to start using magcloud for magazine-like pieces, but I cannot stand wire binding. This is the first I learned about Lr4 limits to size formats too! Bummer.

    • Patty 7 Aug 2012 / 4:31 PM

      Hi Brian,

      The Small Square product (8 x 8) is available in Saddle Stitch or Perfect Binding depending on your page count. Our Large Square product (12 x 12) is currently only available with Wire-O Binding. As new printing presses become available we hope to offer different binding options for the large form factor products.

      Cheers,

      Patty

  22. Todd Vogel 15 Aug 2012 / 6:50 AM

    Questions on poster tried to upload a test and learned pdf has to be two pages. Can I print on both sides? Does magcloud put a barcode on the poster or the back??

    • Patty 15 Aug 2012 / 9:20 AM

      Hi Todd,

      Yes a poster is two pages (front and back). You can choose to print on the back or leave it blank. Yes we have a small (6mm square) barcode on the back side right corner. The barcode is required so we can track your order throughout the print process.

      Cheers,

      Patty

      • verysimpleguides 18 Aug 2012 / 4:26 PM

        thanks have sent an email on FB with another question as I only found this reply by accident.

  23. Pablo 15 Aug 2012 / 2:22 PM

    Hi People at MagCloud, I have a magazine size 10.67″ by 13.67″ it fit into 11″ x 14″ can I order a copy trimmed to my size?

    • Patty 15 Aug 2012 / 2:28 PM

      Hi Pablo,

      The size of the PDF you upload would need to be 11.25″ x 14.25″ with a trim size of 11 x 14 and safe zone of 10.25″ x 13.5″. For more details check out our specs on our Getting Started Page.

      Cheers,

      Patty

  24. Josh Creek 11 Sep 2012 / 2:08 PM

    Would be nice to have the option for a hole for calendar printing – to hang on a wall

  25. Brian Powell 1 Feb 2013 / 2:50 PM

    Just to add to the above comments.. Any chance we could get 12×12 bound any other way than spiral?? The crossover with wedding albums would be a boon for both of us! :)

    Same question for tabloids.

  26. David Styffe 4 Feb 2013 / 12:56 PM

    I absolutely love the way that my 11 x 14 calendars are coming out! My clients are pleased as well. However two small things would make them perfect.
    1. It has already been mentioned, but an option for a hole for wall hanging would be much appreciated.
    2. Might it be possible as well to have an option to rotate the online preview 90 degrees so calendar projects could be viewed normally? Several potential customers have complained about being forced to view them sideways.

  27. Arne Hoel 14 May 2013 / 1:19 PM

    I’d like to add my voice to those who have already raised this issue: I am a photographer and would like to use your new products sizes for larger portfolio and leave-behind pieces. However, the spiral binding is a deal-breaker. Too much cheap local copy shop associations! Please bring us other binding options for these sizes!

  28. TC 10 Jul 2013 / 2:24 AM

    I’ll chime in on the chorus for no wire bindings. Is it possible to get the large tabloid size unbound, and I’ll bind it myself?

  29. Phil 7 Aug 2013 / 9:41 PM

    Can I also wave my placard “No Spiral Please” option for the large Portrait Tabloid. Further, is there a list I can go on that will notify me (us) when the radar becomes the reality?

  30. Richard Coda 16 Aug 2013 / 9:14 AM

    If you have no plans of adding perfect or saddle stitched binding to the new larger sizes, would it be feasible to add single sheets (no binding) so that we could have the option of providing our own binding options?

  31. John Mac 21 Sep 2015 / 4:23 AM

    I don’t see any comments after Sep 2103 –are you still in business?
    Do you now offer Perfect binding for the large tabloid size?

    • Brady 21 Sep 2015 / 3:35 PM

      Hi John, absolutely! Magcloud is now a part of the Blurb family. We’ll be updating the blog more soon so stay tuned for some great new posts.
      Currently the large Tabloid format can only be made with the Wire-O spiral binding.
      I’d love to hear what you’re planning on creating in the Tabloid format and why the perfect binding would be preferable.

  32. Mark 17 Nov 2015 / 9:13 PM

    How do we order the 80# spiral bound 8.5 x 11?

    • Brady 18 Nov 2015 / 5:57 PM

      Hi Mark, at this time we only offer wire-o binding for landscape standard products (10.75″ x 8.25″). However, we’ll keep your request in mind and investigate adding this option in the future.

  33. Min 4 Jan 2017 / 11:17 AM

    Are the covers on the tabloids thicker than the paper used for the pages?

  34. Brady 4 Jan 2017 / 2:10 PM

    Hi Min,
    Yes the cover and interior paper for the tabloids are 80# cover stock.

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