PACE

PLOS Figure Requirements Assessed by PACE

   
File type • EPS
• TIF
Figure dimensions

Maximum: 7.5 in (19.05 cm) W x 8.75 in (22.23 cm) H

Minimum: 2.63 in (6.68 cm) W

PACE will assess the dimensions of the figure based on the orientation in which it is uploaded. Upload your files in the orientation intended for publication.

Color mode RGB (8 bit/channel) or Grayscale
Resolution 300-600 PPI
Layers (TIFF) Flattened, no layers
Alpha Channels (TIFF) No alpha channels
File compression (TIFF) LZW compressed
Text within figures (EPS) Fonts must be converted to outlines

These are only the criteria that PACE assesses. Read the full list of figure requirements for the journal you are submitting to: PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS Genetics, PLOS Medicine, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, PLOS Pathogens.