Open InDesign CC-2020 Files in Many Formats, without Creative Cloud!

Open InDesign CC-2020 Files in Many Formats, without Creative Cloud!

Want to preview and open InDesign CC through InDesign 2020 files on macOS, but don’t have Creative Cloud (and maybe not even the Adobe InDesign layout application)? Software developer Markzware’s got your back, on this. IDMarkz is a stand-alone app that enables you to view InDesign files and export InDesign .indd documents as Affinity Publisher, Acrobat PDF, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, IDML, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, and GIF file formats. In addition, this multi-purpose InDesign tool also has several other features.

The preview version of IDMarkz is free. The full version of IDMarkz, with features to export files as many different file formats, is $149 for a year subscription, which includes any updates during the subscription term. The perpetual version is $199. Visit the IDMarkz page, today, for more information.

Interface in Markzware‘s IDMarkz app for Adobe InDesign file users:

IDMarkz Export IDML [Light Theme]

Markzware’s IDMarkz macOS application is a centralized app that allows users to preview and open Adobe InDesign CC files (even CC 2020) in earlier InDesign versions, as well as in other page layout applications. You can also export as common file types.

How to Open InDesign Files in Other File Formats
To open an InDesign file as QuarkXPress, Affinity Publisher, Acrobat PDF, Illustrator, or an earlier version of InDesign, via IDMarkz:

  • Drag & drop your files onto the IDMarkz window, in the “Drag and drop files here” section.
  • Click on the icon in the top of the IDMarkz window for the desired file format (InDesign or Quark or Publisher or Acrobat or Illustrator).

Video on How to Open InDesign Files in Acrobat,
via Markzware‘s IDMarkz app, and Annotate the PDF:

To open an InDesign file in Acrobat:

  • Drag & drop your files onto the IDMarkz window, in the “Drag and drop files here” section.
  • Click on the “Acrobat” icon in the top of the IDMarkz window.
    Acrobat will open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Drag the Annotate (speech bubble) icon onto the item on which you want to comment.
  • Enter your comment and click the “Post” button, in the comment window opened by Acrobat.
  • In the Acrobat “File” menu, click “Save”.

To add PDF comments to an InDesign file:

  • Open an InDesign CC 2019 or higher file.
  • In InDesign’s “PDF Comments” panel, click the “Import PDF Comments” button.
  • Select the saved PDF file containing comments. The editable comments will appear in InDesign.
  • The InDesign file containing the comments can be opened in CS6, via IDMarkz.

Video on How to Open InDesign Files in Affinity Publisher, via Markzware‘s IDMarkz app:

To open an InDesign file in Affinity Publisher:

  • Drag & drop your files onto the IDMarkz window, in the “Drag and drop files here” section.
  • With Affinity Publisher loaded, click on the “Publisher” icon in the top of the IDMarkz window.
  • Click the “Open” button in the “PDF Options” window opened by Publisher, which will assign a profile. The editable InDesign file will open in Publisher. IDMarkz creates a PDF file.

Video on How to Open InDesign Files in QuarkXPress, via Markzware‘s IDMarkz app:

To convert InDesign (as IDML) and open in QuarkXPress 2018 or higher:

  • Drag & drop your files onto the IDMarkz window, in the “Drag and drop files here” section.
  • Click on the “Quark” icon in the top of the IDMarkz window.
  • Click the “OK” button in the “IDML Import” dialog, which QuarkXPress opens. QuarkXPress will convert the IDML file to QuarkXPress, and the editable file opens in QuarkXPress.

Interface in Markzware‘s IDMarkz app (Dark Theme):

IDMarkz Export IDML [Dark Theme]

To export an InDesign file as IDML, PDF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG or GIF:

  • Drag & drop your file onto the IDMarkz window, in the “Drag and drop files here” section.
  • Click on Export icon in the top left of the IDMarkz viewing window.
  • Select the desired file format.

“Looks really cool and useful; much faster & better than Bridge CC and CC Files preview quality!”
– Bill Carberry, InDesign expert

The IDMarkz Subscription can convert the following InDesign versions to IDML (or to CS6):
• InDesign CC 2020 (InDesign 2020)
• InDesign CC 2019
• InDesign CC 2018
• InDesign CC 2017
• InDesign CC 2015
• InDesign CC 2014
• InDesign CC

Benefits of IDMarkz
• process InDesign files very quickly
• save money on an extremely versatile InDesign file app
• have easy-to-use macOS software without CC subscriptions

Features of IDMarkz include:
• Contextual Menu for Thumbnails
• Contextual Window for Preview
• Display Document Version
• Drag & Drop Export
• IDML Export
• Open InDesign in IDML
• PDF Export
• Preview
• QuickLook Plug-In
• Scrolling Thumbnail View.

IDMarkz is a multi-functional app by Markzware that gives you many ways to best use your InDesign .indd document. If you do not have access to the Adobe InDesign program, IDMarkz can help convert your InDesign file to IDML or to a PDF and open that, with a single click, in Publisher or QuarkXPress.

How to Buy IDMarkz
You can buy Markzware’s low-cost IDMarkz Mac Subscription, which includes IDMarkz updates, throughout your 12-month subscription term. For details, please visit the IDMarkz page. Additional Markzware products for publishing, printing, and graphic arts are available via the Products page.

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