Fast InDesign File Previewer, ID Util: No Waiting for InDesign Startup

Markzware’s fast InDesign file previewer, ID Util for macOS, enables you to quickly check Adobe INDD document versions, with no waiting for InDesign startup:

Many Adobe InDesign file handlers need to perform quick visual checks to find a particular document version for editing, printing, sharing, etc. A free Mac application can enable you to preview InDesign documents faster, so that you can be sure you are dealing with the preferred INDD document.

Markzware is happy to offer desktop publishing software that supports InDesign CS and InDesign CC users in succeeding on DTP projects for print, publishing and graphic arts. Markzware’s ID Util for macOS is a stand-alone Mac application to view and export InDesign, IDML, or InCopy previews and stories and to open InDesign files in the proper version.

Markzware’s free macOS app let’s you get a fast glimpse of your InDesign, IDML and InCopy files. Learn more, by watching this ID Util for macOS demonstration video:

Fast InDesign File Previewer, ID Util: No Waiting for InDesign Startup

Markzware’s ID Util for macOS application allows you to check InDesign previews, styled story content, linked images, and used fonts.

How to Use ID Util:
• Install ID Util for macOS by Markzware.
• 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.

Be able to open InDesign files in the proper InDesign version. With ID Util, you can open a previewed InDesign file in the version in which it was last saved.

“Finder previews of your InDesign documents alone should make [ID Util] an immediate install. And with some one-time in-app purchases, you can unlock a whole passel of power that would typically require a complete version of InDesign, saving you significant money.”
– Jamie McKee (, book designer & typesetter, U.S. university presses

Benefits of Using ID Util for macOS:
• is a free application.
• is easy to use.
• lets you preview files from a range of InDesign, IDML and InCopy versions (CS6 through CC 2015).
• doesn’t require you to install Adobe software on your system.
• allows you to export the above previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• provides quick access to the InDesign version in which the file was created.

Using Markzware‘s Fast InDesign File Previewer, ID Util, with
No Waiting for InDesign Startup:

Markzware ID Util macOS Preview Documents Page by PageID Util’s Key Features:
• Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy File Previewing
• Preview Exporting (as PNG, JPG or PDF).
• InDesign Styled Stories Viewing
• Linked Images Preview Viewing
• Used Fonts List Viewing
• Document Version Viewing
• Document Preview Printing
• High Resolution Previews Resaving

Make sure you open InDesign files in the proper version of InDesign, by using ID Util for macOS. ID Util attempts to find the proper InDesign version in which the file was most recently saved.

InDesign, IDML, and InCopy Versions that
ID Util for macOS Supports:

• CC 2015
• CC 2014
• CC
• CS6
• CS5.5
• CS5
• CS4
• CS3
• CS2

Many people receive or have access to InDesign files but cannot view those files, because they do not have the InDesign program itself. ID Util lets you view page previews with document stories and images, without needing InDesign installed on the device in use.

Markzware ID Util logo 300x300Don’t make the mistake of sending the wrong document version, when the workflow member or customer wanted a different InDesign version! Markzware’s ID Util for macOS helps you to ensure that InDesign files open in the right version.

To 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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Fast InDesign File Previewer, ID Util: No Waiting for InDesign Startup

Title: Fast InDesign File Previewer, ID Util: No Waiting for InDesign Startup
Published on: August 30, 2017
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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