Free macOS App to Preview InDesign Files, InCopy, IDML: ID Util

Free macOS App to Preview InDesign Files, InCopy, IDML: ID Util

Preview InDesign files, as well as InCopy and IDML files, using Markzware’s ID Util, a free macOS app available at the Mac App Store:

Want to see a detailed preview of your Adobe InDesign, IDML, or InCopy files? Markzware offers a standalone application to view InDesign previews, styled story content, linked images, and used fonts. It will also allow you to export InDesign previews and styled stories to JPEG, PNG and PDF. It can even collect and package InDesign files, with linked images, used fonts, and HTML and XML package report. Plus, it will open InDesign file previews in the proper InDesign version.

Markzware develops a line of quality solutions that benefit Adobe file users in print, publishing, and graphic arts workflows. Markzware’s ID Util is a free macOS application (on the Mac App Store) that helps users to view InDesign, IDML and InCopy file previews, and to export those previews to PNG, JPG or PDF.

You can preview InDesign, InCopy and IDML files, using ID Util. See how, in this demonstration video:

Free macOS App to Preview InDesign Files, InCopy, IDML: ID Util

See previews of your InDesign CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2015 files and more, with Markzware’s freebie application for the Apple Macintosh platform.

Benefits of ID Util
free: ID Util is on the Mac App Store and does not cost anything to preview these files.
• quick version number access: View the InDesign version in which the file was created.
• simple operation: Just click your spacebar to preview Adobe InDesign, IDML, and InCopy files.
previews export: You have the option to output your InDesign, IDML and InCopy previews as PNG, JPG or PDF files.
• no Adobe software installation required: Preview INDD, IDML and INCL files, without installing these programs on your system.
file type flexibility: Preview files from a range of Adobe InDesign, IDML and InCopy versions (CS5 through CC 2015).

Need to send your preview to someone? ID Util lets you export it, so you can print or share the preview. You don’t need to have an Adobe layout program installed on your device, to see the previews.

How to Use ID Util
• Install Markzware’s ID Util.
• 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.

Markzware’s Free macOS App, ID Util, Enables You to
Preview InDesign, InCopy, and Files:

Markzware ID Util macOS Preview Documents Page by PageSome useful features in ID Util allow you to:
• fonts and used fonts
• images
• linked image paths
• linked image paths by page
• page numbers and counts
• page previews
• stories and styled stories
Open previewed files in InDesign.
Package images, fonts and document objects, including linked images and fonts.
Turn off Thumbnail Previews.
Export styled stories.

Would it help you to be able to get your InDesign, IDML, or InCopy preview into a PNG, JPG or PDF file format? Markzware’s ID Util can assist you.

ID Util gives you a convenient display of the InDesign version number, so you can see the version in which a file was created.
Markzware ID Util logo 150x150Download ID Util
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.

Get the latest Markzware news by subscribing to our Mailing List. Also, feel free to share your thoughts with Markzware on
LinkedIn, and

Free macOS App to Preview InDesign Files, InCopy, IDML: ID Util

Share with your friends...Share on Facebook
Share on LinkedIn
Tweet about this on Twitter
Share on Reddit
Pin on Pinterest

Related Articles


Stay Connected!