Q2ID Video Demo

Q2ID Video Demo

View the Q2ID (Quark to InDesign) Subscription Bundle for Adobe InDesign CC, CS6, CS5.5 or CS5 (Mac and/or Win) video demo!
Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign with Q2ID. Check out the Q2ID video demo below:

Q2ID Video Demo, of the NEW InDesign CC version – Quark to InDesign Converter


Hi, everybody. I have the latest version of Adobe InDesign CC. I’m up to date, but now I need to get all of my Quark files into InDesign. How can I do that? Well, that’s, of course, with Markzware’s Q2ID.

Q2ID has been on the market for many years, and now, we just came out with a Q2ID CC version. Once we purchase that here, and, by the way, good news: there’s now a 30-day demo version you can try, as well. And I’ll highlight what that means in a moment here for you.

Markzware’s Q2ID for CC InDesign Macintosh or Windows. This is Mac, but the Windows process is very similar. Now, we’re in InDesign ICC with the new dark, or black, interface. Basically, it’s the same way that Q2ID has worked since CS4, or whatever it was, where, up top in the menu item of InDesign, you’ll get the Markzware menu item and, under that, you’ll get Q2ID; and there you can choose Convert QuarkXPress Document. It’s that easy to use Markzware’s Q2ID for CC of InDesign.

You’ll then get an Open dialog where you can select the QuarkXPress file you’d like to open, and we can go in and choose one of the Quark files we want to open, for instance, this FlightCheck sales guide in the German language. We see it converts the file in mere seconds, and we now have everything from that file converted right over into InDesign.

You’ll see that any missing images show up with a little question mark; and to find those, just like always in InDesign, you have to go in and select one. You can then update all found images… And if we select that one and we hit open, some missing fonts.

So, now you see we’ve relinked 14 missing images, and you see the question marks go away, and all the images flow in. So, Q2ID gets everything over. You will have to relink the images, if the image links have been broken in Quark, or if the folder structure has changed, but you see that’s quite an easy process.

So, the conversion is complete, hassle-free, and, virtually, you have to do almost nothing to have a perfect conversion. Now, we can go in and change version 6.90 and we can go in and edit and change things that we want to update, or whatever we need to do with this file. Now, you see the file with all images, fonts, stylization. Everything comes right on over.

And we can then go ahead and save this file, and it’s a regular InDesign file. That’s how easy Q2ID is to use. Q2ID is a fabulous plugin for Adobe InDesign. It has a tremendous return on investment and let me show you what I mean by that. And this was done by an independent third-party, and what you’ll see is that the… what you’ll read and see is that the ROI, return on investment, is well over 1000% with the description model.

The same applies per year, that every year, you’re gonna get a return on your investment, literally time and time and time again, because, if you’re just converting 5 documents, that would cost x amount of time and money to work on, individually, the total amount of the costs would be fully outweighed, and you would totally justify the price of Q2ID’s 199 Euros, or dollars, per year under the new subscription model, not to mention, you’re getting Mac and/or Win for the same user and/or for the same user, CS6, CS5 CS5.5, or, of course, as you just saw, the latest InDesign CC version. And it will convert everything: colors, fonts, styles, the whole layout structure, as you saw, images, images links, and it’s quite simple and easy to use.

For more information on Markzware’s Q2ID, cruise on over to markzware.com today and, under Products, choose Q2ID. We even have, as I mentioned, a Q2ID demo version, which you can click, here, to obtain a 30-day demo version. You just fill in this form. What’s important to note is that the demo download will scramble text and picture paths and watermark the images. In other words, you’ll get an idea how it will work, but you will get scrambled text that will be totally lost, not like you saw, we could correct them, if it’s just a broken link. It will be totally lost, and the images will be watermarked, so, effectively, useless; but you’ll get an idea how it works.

For years, we had no demo of Q2ID, and people still bought it, left, right, and center. Q2ID is a very popular plugin. So, you can try a demo version, you can buy the full version here, and also note our other products, like FlightCheck, which we mentioned will pre-flight and package products, or PDF2DTP for getting PDF files right back into InDesign. Really, really handy.

Alright, everybody. This has been David Dilling from Markzware on Markzware’s new Q2ID yearly subscription for InDesign CC. Thank you. If you have any questions, please let us know.

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Hi, everybody. David Dilling from Markzware here. Today, on behalf of everybody at Markzware, I’m proud to introduce Q2ID v6 for CS6 of InDesign for the Macintosh. I’m going to give you a short little demonstration now. Let’s go check it out and see how easy it is to convert, actually open, your QuarkXPress files right in Adobe InDesign CS6.

Alright, so, to use Markzware’s Q2ID v6, we simply go down to our dock here on the Mac and open Adobe InDesign CS6. I love that new splash screen! I mean, that thing is really funky. Once inside of InDesign, you’ll notice up top in the menu item, a menu item called Markzware. OK, so under the Markzware, you’ll see all the Markzware products, including a product we’re working on to convert PDF into InDesign. More on that later. Stay tuned.

So, with Q2ID v6 from Markzware on the Macintosh for CS6, it’s as simple as going in there under Markzware Q2ID > select Convert QuarkXPress document. Then, you select and open the QuarkXPress file you want to convert. Q2ID will convert everything: styles, colors, positioning, trapping or overlapping, you name it, it will convert it. If you use custom extensions on your Quark file, first check with Markzware. Not all custom extensions will convert perfectly. And there you have it. Alright, this is a bit of an older file that we’ve used for years, giving FlightCheck demonstrations.

So, now let me show you a more modern file. In fact, this file is something which was used generating Quark for the new iPad, for generating an iPad publication. So, let’s go “Convert QuarkXPress Document” again and we’ll select that document. So, there we see the file we need to convert, a Quark 9 file, select it. Then, we hit Open. Now, here comes an interesting little choice, we can select which Layout. We can even select All. There are multiple layouts used in that project, that file to create an iPad publication that we now need back in InDesign to make a print document out of. Click OK.

Wow, look how fast that was! And there you have it. Now, we have two separate files that were generated from the two horizontal and vertical ads created within QuarkXPress 9 now in InDesign CS6. This empty box here was a video and that will not convert over, of course. You have to reinsert that, and, if it’s a print document, you could change it anyway, but look at that, all of the elements convert over – the banner, the text, the stylization, the images, the positioning – perfect.

Q2ID v6 from Markzware is now available for Macintosh and soon for Windows, as well, which will work very similar to what you see here. Q2ID from Markzware costs only 199 dollars or Euros. It generally pays for itself back after only one conversion. No more re-creating and re-laying out files, when you can, with a click of a button, convert your old QuarkXPress legacy content right into InDesign.

For more information on Markzware’s Q2ID, cruise on over to markzware.com today, or click on the main section to get all the details and specifications on this multi-award winning product. I recommend you go to the Q2ID Articles section, for there you can read what others are saying about Q2ID, testimonials on how good Q2ID is, and how complete and helpful the conversion is.

Why recreate content, when you can convert it with a click. For instance, Susan Lafferty over in the UK had this to say: “Superb product! No more wasted time redoing old Quark files – don’t know how I went this far without it – well worth the money! Wow!”

This is David Dilling from Markzware, thanking you for your time. If you have any questions, feel free to email me or any of my colleagues on sales@markzware.com.
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