How to Convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC, CS6, 5.5, 5: Q2ID

InDesign CC graphic software users may find something helpful in the following data conversion tips for using Q2ID, the QuarkXPress to InDesign conversion software developed by Markzware for creative professionals:

InDesign CC features offer Creative Cloud users several interesting graphic design options. With the Markzware Q2ID Bundle Subscription, users have access to InDesign plugins that can convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CS6, CS5.5, and CS5 for Adobe Creative Suite, as well as to the CC plugin that can convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC for Creative Cloud.

How to convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC, CS6, CS5.5 or CS5, using Q2ID:
1. Click “Markzware” in the InDesign Menu Bar and select “Convert QuarkXPress® Document…”
from the Markzware Q2ID fly-out menu.
2. Select the QuarkXPress file to convert and click Open. (You will see a conversion progress bar. The QuarkXPress file will appear rebuilt in InDesign.)
3. Save, close and reopen the new InDesign file.
4. Remap any missing fonts or images via the InDesign dialog.
5. Re-save the new INDD document.

Here is a video to walk you through the QXP to INDD document conversion steps:

How to Convert QuarkPress to InDesign CC with Adobe CC Plugin, Q2ID

Markzware Q2ID can convert QuarkXPress fonts, colors, images, and more to InDesign CC

After you convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC with Q2ID conversion software, you are free to work on the content within InDesign CC for graphic arts – in a new INDD document. The other InDesign plugins in the bundle will allow you to open QuarkXPress within CS5, CS5.5 or CS6. This QuarkXPress to InDesign data conversion can save you a lot of time and money, rather than re-creating the entire QXP document!

Markzware Q2ID can import QuarkXPress, including such items as:

  • anchored boxes
  • blends
  • color models
  • fonts and styles
  • images
  • layers
  • linked text boxes
  • page positioning
  • pantone colors
  • runarounds
  • text attributes
  • tables

Q2ID Can Also Be Deactivated for Moving to Another Computer

Markzware Q2ID for InDesign CC Mac Deactivation - Enter your Password
Enter your password into Markzware Q2ID, Adobe CC plugin, before deactivation

To purchase Q2ID and be able to convert Quark to InDesign CC, visit the Q2ID page on the Markzware website. The Q2ID Bundle Subscription includes several InDesign plugins for Adobe Creative Suite, and two Adobe CC plugins for Adobe Creative Cloud, for Macintosh and Windows platforms, with free updates throughout the subscription term. Visit the Markzware Products page to see more document conversion tools for printers, publishers, and creative professionals.

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Convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC with the Markzware Q2ID Adobe CC plugin, the conversion software to import QuarkXPress for Adobe Creative Cloud INDD workflows!

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