Open InDesign Files in Proper InDesign Version (CS5, CS6, CC-CC 2015…)

ID Util for macOS Preview

Open InDesign files in the proper InDesign version (CS5, CS6, or CC through CC 2015), via Markzware‘s ID Util for macOS:

How do I know if I’m in the actual Adobe InDesign (INDD) document that I want to edit? An application from Markzware can show you.

The latest Markzware solutions take desktop publishing (DTP) document processing accuracy and efficiency to even higher levels. Markzware’s ID Util for macOS is a free stand-alone app that is available at the Mac App Store. Although it is considered a “light” application, it is heavy on value.

Preview InDesign files (plus IDML and InCopy files), then export those previews to a PNG, JPG or PDF file! ID Util for macOS can help you, as shown in this video:

Open InDesign Files in Proper InDesign Version (CS5, CS6, CC-CC 2015…)


Need to know, in a hurry, which version is a certain InDesign file? Markzware’s ID Util for macOS conveniently displays the version on your screen.

How to Use ID Util for macOS
Install Markzware’s ID Util and select the InDesign file in Finder. To preview the selected file, click the spacebar. Zoom in for more detail or zoom out to see multiple pages at once.

Benefits of ID Util for macOS
• is free on the Mac App Store.
• is simple to operate.
• supports previews for a variety of InDesign versions, including InDesign CS5, InDesign CS6, CC, and more, without requiring other software to be installed on your system.
• can export previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• gives you fast version number access.

ID Util attempts to find the InDesign version in which the file was saved most recently and opens the file. If the InDesign version of the file does not exist on your machine, but you have a newer version installed, ID Util will ask you if you want to proceed.

ID Util for macOS Preview Window to
Open InDesign Files in Proper
InDesign Version (CS5, CS6, CC-CC 2015…):

ID Util for macOS Preview Window to Open InDesign Files in Proper InDesign VersionAdditional Features in ID Util for macOS
• View styled stories from InDesign files.
• View previews of linked images.
• View a list of used fonts.
• Print the document previews.
• If you have InDesign installed, you can resave the document with High Resolution previews of all pages.

A challenge in many InDesign workflows is to find a quality creative solution to help with production tasks. This is one of the reasons why Markzware developed ID Util for macOS.

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

ID Util for macOS enables easy version recognition, for faster document production. For ID Util to work, you don’t need any Adobe apps on your system, but if you have InDesign present, you can generate high resolution document previews.

Markzware ID Util for macOS logoA customer can request a creative business to edit an InDesign CC document, but which InDesign CC version did the customer submit? ID Util can show you, by displaying the version in the Preview window.

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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Open InDesign Files in Proper InDesign Version (CS5, CS6, CC-CC 2015…)

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