PDF2DTP (Edit PDF in Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress)

PDF2DTP (Edit PDF in Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress)

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PDF2DTP (PDF to Desktop Publishing) helps users to convert PDF files to Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress. PDF2DTP is an affordable method to move PDF content to an editable format within Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress. Once in InDesign or QuarkXPress, users can edit within a flexible and familiar environment.

A single menu selection from within InDesign or Quark enables the PDF data conversion. No longer re-create documents from scratch or convert PDFs just one page at a time. PDF2DTP gives you a big head-start in converting your PDF to InDesign or QuarkXPress.


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PDF2DTP Features

On multi-page files, an in-house graphic designer may prefer to design and edit a PDF in InDesign. Yet, external companies may provide a PDF. PDF2DTP can help smooth file conversion and allow graphic designers to finish projects.

PDF2DTP is data conversion software that is easy to use, with a high return on investment. No need to work with cumbersome PDF files or recreate the layout from scratch, let PDF2DTP do the heavy lifting for you.

Example Conversions


Demo Download

We do not offer a demo download, for several reasons. You can see how PDF2DTP works by watching video demonstrations in this YouTube PDF2DTP playlist. you can contact sales@markzware.com, if you would like a consultation, to see how well PDF2DTP works. This is a multi-award-winning plugin from Markzware, the leaders in preflight and data conversion. Watch what others are saying about PDF2DTP on this customer testimonials playlist.


As with any automated process, there are some expected limitations and shortfalls. The products conversion process is an attempt to get you 95% of the way through the work and may need some final tweaks.

  • Threaded text boxes
  • True Runaround text
  • While PDF2DTP converts colors, the colorspace of the PDF may not match InDesign or QuarkXPress
  • While color names may match, the actual color in the document, may vary


System Requirements

Below are the system requirements to install and run PDF2DTP.

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • A valid license for Adobe InDesign CS6 or higher -or- QuarkXPress 9 or higher
  • Internet connection to activate and register PDF2DTP
  • Adobe or Quark recommended hardware requirements to run your version of InDesign or QuarkXPress