Free Adobe InDesign File Preview App: Feature-Rich ID Util for macOS

Markzware‘s free Adobe InDesign file preview app is feature-rich. ID Util for macOS allows users to get a peek at their INDD document content and more:

Want to immediately get an idea of what content is in your InDesign file, in Creative Suite 5-6 or Creative Cloud versions? A no-cost application can show you, in a glance.

Adding Markzware products for print, publishing or graphic arts can help your workflow to better contribute to your organization’s profits. Markzware’s ID Util is a free macOS application to preview InDesign, IDML and InCopy files and to export these previews to PNG, JPG, or PDF.

Want a quick way to get a better idea of what is inside one of your Adobe InDesign documents? Learn how to get a fast preview of your .indd files, as demonstrated in this video about ID Util:

Free Adobe InDesign File Preview App: Feature-Rich ID Util for macOS

ID Util for macOS is one of Markzware’s Freebies for Adobe InDesign file users. It is a stand-alone app that can enable you to preview and export InDesign content, plus more.

How to Use ID Util (free Adobe InDesign file preview app):
• 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.)

Many users receive or have InDesign files on their system, but can’t view those files without Adobe’s InDesign program. ID Util for macOS has the functionality to display previews for a range of Adobe InDesign file formats.

“You can click a Show button to open the folder containing the image in a Finder window. Similarly, the Fonts tab lists the fonts used in the InDesign file, their status, and an option to reveal the fonts in the Finder, as well as a preview of a selected font at the bottom of the window.”
– Jamie McKee (, book designer & typesetter, U.S. university presses

ID Util Benefits
• is simple to operate; just click your spacebar.
• is versatile, as it allows previewing of a variety of Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy file versions, without havine to install Adobe software.
• is free on the Mac App Store, so it does not cost anything to preview these files.
• has the ability to export InDesign, IDML and InCopy previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• gives you fast version number access.

Batch Preview Adobe InDesign Files, via Markzware’s
Free Feature-Rich App, ID Util for macOS:

Some Features in ID Util for macOS
Preview Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy files.
Export Previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• View styled stories from InDesign files.
• View previews of linked images.
• View a list of used fonts.
• View the document version (what version of InDesign was used to create the document).
Print the document previews.
• If you have InDesign installed, you can resave the document with High Resolution previews of all pages.

ID Util by Markzware can preview more than a single file at a time. Using the drag and drop feature, you can drag several files at once, and each file will be previewed in its own window.

Preview Window in ID Util for macOS, a free app by Markzware, to
View, Open and Export Previews of Adobe InDesign Files:

ID Util for macOS supports InDesign, IDML, and InCopy versions for Adobe:
CC 2015
CC 2014
• CC
• CS6
• CS5.5
• CS5
• CS4
• CS3
• CS2

Being able to quickly preview InDesign pages on a Mac system is a crucial part of many print, publishing and creative workflows. ID Util’s preview functions allow significant savings in time and costs for InDesign users who create various document products.

Why bother with Finder’s “Get Info…” process? You can quickly preview a batch of InDesign files, by using Markzware’s ID Util for macOS.

Get ID Util for macOS for Free
You can access ID Util on the Mac App Store and download it for free. See more Adobe compatible solutions for the macOS platform on the Markzware Products page.

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Free Adobe InDesign File Preview App: feature-rich ID Util for macOS