Quick InCopy File Preview, without Waiting for InCopy to Open: ID Util

Get a quick InCopy file preview, without waiting for InCopy to open, by using the free ID Util for macOS app from Markzware:

You may need to review several versions of artwork for a print or publishing piece, to help decide on the most suitable design for your target audience. An application on the Mac App Store can enable you to preview InDesign image files created in InDesign CS and InDesign CC (Creative Cloud) versions.

With extensive experience in software development, Markzware offers unique solutions for print, publishing, and graphic arts. Markzware’s ID Util (on the Mac App Store) is Markzware’s free macOS application to check InDesign, IDML and InCopy file previews and to export these previews to PNG, JPG, or PDF.

ID Util for macOS lets you quickly see differences between edits of your InCopy creation. See how, in this demonstration video:

Quick InCopy File Preview, without Waiting for InCopy to Open: ID Util

Markzware’s ID Util for macOS allows users to check image and file previews for Adobe InDesign, InCopy and IDML files. ID Util also helps you to export these files to JPEG, PNG or PDF. Click on the video above, for more information.

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.

To see a full size preview in the left view with ID Util, click a thumbnail on the right. As you scroll through the main preview area, the thumbnails scroll along, as well.

ID Util is a free Mac OS application by Markzware that allows you to see InDesign previews, styled story content, linked images, and used fonts—even if you don’t have InDesign! You might think the fact that it’s free means its usefulness is limited, but I’m happy to tell you that couldn’t be further from the truth!”
– Jamie McKee (mackeycomposition.com), book designer & typesetter, U.S. university presses
Source: http://indesignsecrets.com/inreview-idutil.php

Advantages of Using ID Util for macOS:
• ID Util is free on the Mac App Store and does not require additional software to preview these files.
• Preview a variety of file versions created in Adobe InDesign (INDD), IDML and InCopy (ICML), without needing to have Adobe software installed on your system.
• You can see the version in which the InDesign file was designed.
• It’s simple to preview Adobe InDesign, IDML, and InCopy files, with ID Util. Just click your spacebar!
• You can export these previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.

ID Util Window for Quick InCopy File Preview,
without Waiting for InCopy to Open:

ID Util Window for Quick InCopy File Preview, without Waiting for InCopy to Open

Some Features in ID Util for macOS
• InDesign CS2 through CC 2018 File Previews.
• InDesign Styled Stories.
• Linked Images Previews.
• Used Fonts List.
• Document Version.
• High Resolution Previews.
• Previews as PNG, JPG or PDF.
• Document Previews.

Some customers want the default document icon shown to be able to quickly identify their ICML documents, rather than showing the thumbnail preview. ID Util by Markzware gives you a fast view of your InDesign version files, so you can more readily see variations between renditions of your design.

Quickly Preview InCopy Files Page by Page, via ID Util (No Need to Wait for InCopy to Open!):
Quickly Preview InCopy Files Page by Page, via ID Util. (No Need to Wait for InCopy to Open

ID Util for macOS supports InDesign, IDML, and InCopy versions for Adobe:
• CC 2018
• CC 2017
• CC 2015
• CC 2014
• CC
• CS6
• CS5.5
• CS5
• CS4
• CS3
• CS2

Creative professionals need to safeguard their time. With Markzware‘s ID Util, creatives can quickly see previews of their layout representations saved as InCopy files.

Jay J. Nelson (print/design/publishing/font expert, author, editor & publisher, Design Tools Monthly + more) on InCopy CC:
Adobe InCopy CC, Adobe’s text editor for InDesign documents, also received updates to its code base and interface, and shares InDesign’s improved font-menu features and support for Retina displays.
Source: https://www.macworld.com/article/2042889/review-indesign-cc-boosts-epub-features-font-menus.html

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Get a fast look at the various forms of your InCopy design compositions! Use the no-cost ID Util download, a macOS app from Markzware.

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. You can subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List and socialize with Markzware on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Google+.

Quick InCopy File Preview, without Waiting for InCopy to Open: ID Util

Title: Quick InCopy File Preview, without Waiting for InCopy to Open: ID Util
Published on: August 2, 2018
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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