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Share & Approve

Shorten approval cycles by 3x.

Take control of your approval cycles with Esko Share & Approve!

Take control of
your approval cycles!

Make packaging approvals up to 3 times shorter with the Share & Approve platform. Use the unique, cloud-based tool to upload, share, annotate and approve packaging and labels, in hyper realistic 3D.

Get rid of delays

Packaging approvals are often confusing and regularly cause production delays. It’s hard for an approver to envision a 2D design as if it were in 3D. Plus, there is no easy way to gather and interpret feedback from multiple stakeholders.

Enter Share & Approve!

  • State of the art viewer for accurate approval management
  • Easy to use – no user training required
  • Reduce approval cycles to days instead of weeks
Esko Share & Approve: Make approval cycles up to 3x shorter
Esko Share & Approve: Make approval cycles up to 3x shorter

Here’s how it works...

Try Share & Approve for free!

Share your files

Simply drag and drop your files to share them with your colleagues and customers. You can upload and setup an approval cycle in only 4 clicks!

Review and annotate

Review & Annotate
in 3D

Share & Approve is the only tool that allows you to review packaging in 3D using the actual production data. No structural CAD data is required!

R Brand Design Ltd.


3D approval decreases the duration of an approval cycle, a single cycle now finishes 2-3 times faster.

Fraser Macdonald, Director, R Brand Design Ltd.

Follow up on Approvals

Follow up on Approvals

Display some approval KPI’s like pending approvers, approval cycle length, rejection analysis... What’s more, as an approver, you can forward the approval to another user or email address. This person will be invited and becomes responsible for the approval.

Accurate version control

Comments and feedback are centralized and tracked with version control. Avoid confusion and mistakes with a complete audit trail. Everybody looks at the latest version!

Accurate version control with Share & Approve
Share & Approve comes with unique inspection tools

Unique inspection tools

Share & Approve boosts approvals with a unique range of inspection tools for graphics accuracy:

  • Measure overprint and trapping distance
  • Check color separations
  • Use a densitometer
  • View special effects (embossing, foils…) instantly
  • Create a 3D view without structural CAD data.

How Share & Approve helps
Commercial Directors

  • Get rid of approval delays
  • Offer customers professional approval software (with possible 3D visualizations) as an extra service
  • A centralized point of information instead of data scattered across departments
  • Easy to use – the intuitive interface reduces the amount of training customers need to get up and running

How Share & Approve helps
Graphics Operation Managers

  • Accurate approval management with a state of the art viewer
  • Standardized way of communicating feedback internally and externally
  • Easy to use – the intuitive user interface reduces the amount of training users need
  • Customization: the portal can be customized to fit the customers’ branding
  • Share & Approve can easily be integrated into the existing workflow (using Automation Engine)
Complete Design & Packaging


In the packaging industry, to provide the customer with a high resolution proof at 100% size, without a hard copy, saves time.  We anticipate Share & Approve to be an integral part in our Customer approval process. Share & Approve is a great addition to the Esko software family.

Ronald Whitfield, Business Systems Director, Complete Design & Packaging

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