Preview InDesign Files (Adobe INDD) High Resolution HD: ID Util macOS

You can preview InDesign files (Adobe INDD documents) in High Resolution (HD), using the ID Util macOS application by Markzware:

Do you use any of the Adobe InDesign CS5, CS6, or CC versions? InDesign’s default saves previews for only the first two pages of a document. These previews are 256 pixels x 256 pixels at low resolution. An application from Markzware can allow you to view those previews at high resolution (HD).

Markzware’s line of innovative software and services includes several solutions for Adobe InDesign users. Markzware’s ID Util for macOS is a stand-alone application that helps users to view, preview, open and package Adobe InDesign files, plus more.

You can get a fast look at your INDD document previews, in glorious detail, using ID Util. Learn more about seeing InDesign file previews with better image resolution, by watching this demonstration video:

Preview InDesign Files (Adobe INDD) High Resolution HD: ID Util macOS


Markzware’s ID Util for macOS application allows you to generate high resolution previews of Adobe InDesign CS5, InDesign CS6InDesign CC, and more.

How to Use ID Util for macOS:
• Install Markzware’s ID Util.
• Select the InDesign file in Finder.
• To preview the selected file, click the spacebar. (For thumbnail-sized previews, view your files in thumbnail view. To see more detail, zoom in. To see multiple pages at once, zoom out.)

How to Resave InDesign Documents with
High Resolution HD Previews, via ID Util:

ID Util’s Resave HD section is below the file version section in the Preview Window. This feature requires an appropriate version of InDesign to be installed and active on your computer.
• When viewing a document’s previews, with InDesign installed, click the “Resave HD” button in the Toolbar. The button is active only for InDesign files. Clicking it will start the process of resaving the current document with High Resolution previews for all pages.
• ID Util will attempt to start up the appropriate version of InDesign and create high resolution previews (1024 x 1024 pixels) for all pages in your InDesign document. This feature overwrites the original document. Since there is extra preview data involved, the file size will increase.
• If the resaved document has missing images, InDesign’s “missing links” message will pop up. Click on either the “update links” or “don’t update links” button to continue the Resave HD process.

ID Util for macOS features the quality and reliability typical of Markzware products, as well as the versatility to handle a range of InDesign file versions. For graphic arts, print and publishing job orders, ID Util can efficiently and effectively handle InDesign viewing, previewing and packaging.

Benefits of ID Util for macOS
• easily preview Adobe InDesign, IDML, and InCopy files with a simple click of the spacebar.
• allows you to preview a variety of Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy file versions (CS6 through CC 2015).
• preview InDesign, IDML and InCopy files, without needing to install InDesign on your system.
• costs nothing to download and do basic file previews.
• gives you the option to transfer previews.
• previews a variety of Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy file versions.
• shows what version of InDesign the file was created in.

Previews created with InDesign’s standard preferences often turn text to gray lines. With ID Util for macOS, text is typically quite legible after running Resave HD.

Example of a Preview, Using Markzware’s ID Util for macOS to
Preview InDesign Files (Adobe INDD documents) in High Resolution (HD)::

Preview InDesign Files (Adobe INDD documents) in High Resolution (HD) via Markzware's ID Util for macOSFeatures in ID Util
• Collect and Package InDesign files.
• Export Previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• Preview Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy files (CS2 through CC 2015).
• Print the document previews.
• Resave the document with High Resolution previews of all pages (with InDesign installed).
• View the document version (what version of InDesign was used to create the document).
• View a list of used fonts.
• View previews of linked images.
• View styled stories from InDesign files.

What if your InDesign file has already been saved with high resolution previews (1024 pixels x 1024 pixels) and not all pages have previews? Just set InDesign’s preview setting to “All Pages” and resave the file in InDesign.

ID Util for macOS supports InDesign, IDML, and InCopy versions for Adobe:
• CC 2015
• CC 2014
• CC
• CS6
• CS5.5
• CS5
• and more

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You can access ID Util on the Mac App Store and download it for free. See more Adobe compatible solutions for the macOS platform on the Markzware Products page.

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Preview InDesign Files (Adobe INDD) High Resolution HD: ID Util macOS


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