InDesign CS5 users dealing with InDesign CS5.5 or higher documents can benefit from MarkzTools. Open a higher version InDesign file in a lower version. MarkzTools for InDesign can open InDesign CS5.5 or higher version files in CS5, without IDML.
MarkzTools for InDesign allows your InDesign CS5 version to open a higher version InDesign document. Open later versions of InDesign files (InDesign CS5.5, CS6, CC, or CC 2014) within InDesign CS5.
InDesign CS5.5 users may need to send files to CS5 users. Using MarkzTools, the recipient can open InDesign CS5.5 within CS5. MarkzTools for InDesign allows InDesign CS5 users to convert InDesign CS5.5 or higher files directly to CS5.
This video shows you how to open InDesign files in a lower version with conversion software:
How to Open InDesign CS5.5 Files in Adobe InDesign CS5
with MarkzTools for InDesign
Here are the steps to open InDesign CS5.5 in CS5:
How to Use MarkzTools for InDesign
• Go to the MarkzTools menu.
• Select “Convert InDesign Document“.
• Select the InDesign document that you want to open.
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Use Command-O within Adobe InDesign, after loading MarkzTools:
• You will see an Adobe dialog stating you need a higher version of InDesign to open the file.
• Then, you will see a MarkzTools window asking if you want to convert the file.
• Click OK and MarkzTools will convert the InDesign file.
The Annual Subscription allows 1 year usage of MarkzTools for CS6, CS5.5 and CS5 Mac on a single computer. This includes all updates and upgrades during that year, starting on the date of purchase. After the year is over, users can renew their subscription to continue using MarkzTools.
For more information on Markzware‘s InDesign plugin to open InDesign CC in lower versions, please see the MarkzTools page. For more data conversion solutions and conversion tools, please see the Markzware Products page.
How to Open InDesign CS5.5 Files in Adobe InDesign CS5 with MarkzTools for InDesign