MarkzTools2 is a stand-alone converter by Markzware for INDD to IDML (Adobe InDesign to InDesign Markup Language) file conversion. This article can help to walk you through the installation process for this conversion software on a Macintosh computer:
Markzware provides quality solutions to printing, publishing and creative professionals worldwide. Markzware’s MarkzTools2 is a stand-alone application that can convert an INDD file to an IDML file. It saves time and money, as it does not require a manual rebuild, server delivery, or cloud subscription.
• is an easy way to batch convert any version of InDesign to IDML (which you can open in InDesign), creating a backup file for content security.
• lets you choose or create the folder in which MarkzTools2 creates the IDML. You can keep, replace or rename both the original IDML and new IDML.
• creates low-res previews (not just gray tint boxes) as missing image placeholders, plus tells you the name and version of the original InDesign file.
How to Install MarkzTools2 INDD to IDML Conversion Software on Mac:
After you finish downloading MarkzTools2, you will need to decompress a zip file.
Decompress the MarkzTools2 ZIP file
Double-click the MarkzTools2 ZIP file. You should then see a folder, which contains the MarkzTools2 application, as well as the user manual.
Move MarkzTools2 to your Application Folder
Drag the MarkzTools2 icon to your Applications Folder. This will install the application.
Running MarkzTools2 for the First Time
Default Security settings for Mac will generate an error message when you double-click on the MarkzTools2 application icon.
1. Highlight the MarkzTools2 application icon.
2. Right-Click (or Control-Click) on the MarkzTools2 Icon.
3. Select Open from the popup menu.
After Right-Clicking (or Control-Clicking) and selecting Open, you will be asked again if you want to open MarkzTools2. Click the Open button to open and run MarkzTools2.
The MarkzTools2 12 Month Bundle Subscription includes MarkzTools2 and the original MarkzTools for InDesign plugins. This subscription includes updates for future releases of InDesign through the life of the subscription. With a single, low-cost subscription, you get access to these conversion tools:
• MarkzTools for InDesign CS6 Mac
• MarkzTools for InDesign CS5.5 Mac
• MarkzTools for InDesign CS5 Mac
MarkzTools2 INDD to IDML Conversion Software for Mac
How to Install MarkzTools2 INDD to IDML Conversion Software on Mac