PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on Mac: PDF2DTP for InDesign

PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 file conversion on Mac, via PDF2DTP for InDesign CS6 conversion software by Markzware:

PDF refers to “Portable Document Format”, a beneficial file format designed to retain a consistent layout, across devices and systems. A CS6 plugin could be the tool to import your PDF items into Adobe InDesign CS6.

By implementing helpful conversion tools from Markzware, clients can improve their printing and desktop publishing processes. Markzware’s PDF2DTP is file conversion software that quickly enables users to edit PDF content within a new INDD document.

Make changes to a PDF within InDesign CS6 and CC versions, using Markzware’s data conversion software, PDF2DTP. See how, in this demonstration video:

PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on Mac: PDF2DTP for InDesign

Markzware’s PDF2DTP is an InDesign plugin that converts PDF files (and the details within) into fully editable Adobe InDesign .indd documents.

How to Convert PDF to InDesign with PDF2DTP:
To convert all pages in a PDF to InDesign with PDF2DTP, click the Markzware menu item, click PDF2DTP, and select “Convert PDF…”. Select the PDF and click Open. If you prefer, you can specify a range of pages, set conversion parameters and options, or view the help/about window.

The development of PDF file conversion software for creatives is a very useful innovation. PDF2DTP provides a user-friendly, WYSIWYG environment for quick file conversion that makes it easier for InDesign workflows to adjust layout elements.

“As a self-employed graphic designer, saving my time means that I can work on more jobs. So if it is saving me, I am interested in it! … I had email from a customer that has two design jobs that they ONLY have PDFs for! … PDF2DTP for InDesign! It gave me the option to create style sheets from the text that was in the PDF. It gave me the option to export graphics out of the PDF file.”
– Glen Saville, book designer/art director, http://glensaville.com/

PDF2DTP for InDesign Has Many Benefits
• provides accurate PDF to INDD file conversion.
• enables easy data migration.
allows modification of PDF details.
• gives swift return on investment.
• is a must for desktop publishing (DTP) and creative professionals.
saves time, since the PDF does not have to be re-created.

Preferences Window in Markzware’s PDF2DTP for InDesign, for
PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on Mac:

Preferences Window in Markzware's PDF2DTP for InDesign for PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on MacPDF2DTP’s features:
• ability to create proper “GoTo” Hyperlinks, as well as twist-down folder sub-sections, for Bookmarks.
• The Convert PDF menu item allows you to select and convert all pages in a PDF file to InDesign CS6 through CC 2017.
• The glyph editor tool allows users to manually select which glyph (a character as displayed in the document) to use for a missing glyph.
• The Help menu item will display a small window that contains the PDF2DTP version number, link to the online PDF2DTP manual, and link to the Markzware Tech Support Request Form.
• The Convert Page Range menu item allows you to select a PDF file and range of pages to convert. The settings used will be current values set under the Preferences area.
• The Converting PDF progress bar that appears during conversion allows you to track the PDF to InDesign file conversion process. This window displays the number of the page now converting (within the range of pages), the total number of pages in the range, and the time usage.
• The “Substitute Missing Fonts” checkbox in the Font Settings Preferences will substitute missing fonts with the application’s default font.
• The “Scale Text” checkbox will scale the text using a substituted font (usually horizontally) so that characters closely match their original positions.
• The “CharStyles”checkbox will add Character Styles to your application.
• The “ParaStyles” checkbox will add Paragraph Styles to your application which will likewise allow you to make global changes to your text.
• The “Tables” checkbox will convert Tables.
• The “Groups” checkbox will enable “grouping” of many small objects usually found in placed artwork.
• The “Include Pasteboard Items” checkbox will include any items that when converted reside on the Pasteboard area, such as registration marks and targets, etc.
• “Page Numbering” will tell PDF2DTP to look for small text boxes with text equal to a Page Number and will then replace the text in the box with InDesign’s AutoPage Marker.
• The “Replace ‘Marked Content” checkbox will ignore a large quantity of small objects.
• “Save To:” lets you set the location of the conversion folder.
• The “Overwrite Existing Folder” checkbox will write over any existing files in your conversion folder, otherwise a new folder will be created for each converted PDF.

Converting PDF Colors to InDesign via Markzware’s PDF2DTP:
Markzware PDF2DTP PDF Colors to Adobe InDesignImport Portable Document File documents into Adobe InDesign documents, via a secure manner. PDF2DTP converts the data into a safe, offline INDD file that can work without an internet connection, for increased security of your design document.

The PDF2DTP for InDesign Annual Subscription supports:
• InDesign CC 2017 Mac
• InDesign CC 2015 Mac
• InDesign CC 2014 Mac
• InDesign CC Mac
• InDesign CS6 Mac

Markzware‘s conversion technology enables PDF2DTP to offer both single document conversion and multiple-document batch conversion. This file converter is also helpful to create a back up of a PDF file in an INDD file format.

PDF2DTP for InDesign can convert PDF layout items to InDesign, including:
• colors
• blends
• runarounds
• page positioning
• text attributes
• images
• tables
Markzware’s InDesign plugin is a highly-recommended PDF to InDesign file conversion solution. With PDF2DTP, you can convert all of the fonts, images, and colors in your PDF document right over into Adobe InDesign!

Markzware’s PDF2DTP for InDesign Bundle Subscription for macOS includes InDesign plugins that support:
• InDesign CC 2017
• InDesign CC 2015
• InDesign CC 2014
• InDesign CC
• InDesign CS6

For more information on this PDF to InDesign plugin, please see the PDF2DTP page. More document conversion solutions are available, via the Markzware Products page. Please feel free to subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List and get social with Markzware on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Google+.

PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on Mac: PDF2DTP for InDesign

Title: PDF to Adobe InDesign CS6 File Conversion on Mac: PDF2DTP for InDesign
Published on: September 18, 2017
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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