Publisher or InDesign? ICT-TES Connect

Note: Pub2ID has been DISCONTINUED. Please see our Products page for current Markzware offerings. Markzware also has a File Conversion Service where we can convert your Publisher files to InDesign.

Markzware, the publisher of Adobe InDesign plugin, Pub2ID, to convert Microsoft Publisher to InDesign CS5 or CS4, saw this thread on Publisher or InDesign:

Does anyone use Adobe InDesign for KS3 pupils? I’ve taken the plunge to move away from Publisher today for many reasons (#1 Wordart…), but the Year 7 class I’ve just taken is split – half find it difficult but see the use and with time will be able to make very professional leaflets. The other half couldn’t get to grips with it… Source:

Adobe InDesign is recognized as a more professional desktop publishing tool. Conversely, moving files over to InDesign could be also challenging. If you have several PUB files and you wish to convert Publisher to InDesign (INDD), Markzware has a neat Adobe InDesign plugin, Pub2ID, for both Macintosh and Windows files. Pub2ID, the Adobe InDesign plugin to convert Publisher to InDesign, is available online from Markzware via the Pub2ID page.

Publisher or InDesign? ICT-TES Connect