Export InDesign File Previews as PDF JPG PNG: App to Preview InDesign

You can export InDesign file previews as PDF, JPG, or PNG, with Markzware’s ID Util for macOS app to preview InDesign:

In the print, publishing and graphics arts industries, creative professionals may want to share images of work done in Adobe InDesign. There is a free application that allows you to put previews of INDD documents into file formats for sending to project associates.

Markzware Freebies and solutions give users the ability to make effective improvements to various DTP processes. ID Util is a FREE standalone macOS application that allows you to export InDesign previews and styled stories to standard formats.

You can distribute previews of your Adobe InDesign file, by using ID Util for macOS. See how, in this demonstration video:

Export InDesign File Previews as PDF JPG PNG: App to Preview InDesign

Markzware’s ID Util for macOS helps you to preview InDesign CS5-CC, InCopy and IDML files, plus export these files as PNG files, JPEG files, or PDF files.

ID Util Benefits
• no cost
• easy to use
• option to transfer previews
• fast version number access
• no Adobe software installation required
• preview a variety of InDesign, IDML and InCopy file versions

ID Util enables you to view InDesign previews, styled story content, linked images, and used fonts. You can also collect and package InDesign files, linked images, used fonts, an HTML and XML package report, and more.

How to Use ID Util
• Install Markzware’s ID Util for macOS.
• Select the InDesign, IDML, or InCopy 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.)

Export InDesign File Previews as
PDF, JPG, or PNG via Markzware’s ID Util
App to Preview InDesign:

Export InDesign File Previews as PDF, JPG, or PNGID Util Features
• View Page Previews for InDesign, IDML, and InCopy files
• Open Previews in InDesign
• View InDesign Document Version
• Export Previews as PNG, JPG or PDF for print, web, etc.
• Preference to Turn Off Thumbnail Previews
• Show Used Fonts
• View and Export Stories and Styled Stories
• View Linked Image Paths
• View Linked Image Paths by Page
• View and Package Images and Fonts
• Create Packaging Report

Be sure to open InDesign files in the proper Adobe InDesign version, by using ID Util for macOS. You might not want to mistakenly convert your client’s CS5 file to a CC 2014 file!

There are numerous INDD documents available, but some file handlers without the Adobe InDesign program cannot view those documents. ID Util helps you to see the page previews, plus the images and stories, even if your InDesign program is not installed on the computer at hand.

Markzware ID Util logo 150x150Get better control over the program version in which your INDD file opens and be able to send InDesign previews as various file types! ID Util matches the INDD file you are opening to the proper InDesign application, so you can save your file in the appropriate program.

Download ID Util for macOS
You can download ID Util on the Mac App Store for free. See more solutions for Adobe, macOS, and more, on the Markzware Products page.

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Export InDesign File Previews as PDF JPG PNG: App to Preview InDesign

Title: Export InDesign File Previews as PDF JPG PNG: App to Preview InDesign
Published on: October 3, 2016
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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