Convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC with InDesign Plugin Q2ID

How to Convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC with an InDesign plugin: Q2ID can save lots of time when creative professionals need to import QuarkXPress into InDesign. With the Q2ID Bundle Subscription, users can convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC (Creative Cloud), as well as to InDesign CS6, CS5.5, and CS5 (Adobe Creative Suite).

Graphic design studios may devote considerable time to graphic design for print production, which could mean an extensive list of jobs, including anything from advertising to vehicle graphics. Graphic arts businesses often evolve to keep up with the market and technology, including changes in graphic software.

Adobe InDesign CC (Creative Cloud) and QuarkXPress are both types of graphic software. Creative professionals may receive a QuarkXPress file, while an InDesign file is the document type required. Data conversion software can help with this task.

Graphic designers who want to transfer content from QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign can use Q2ID, an InDesign CC plugin from Markzware that can convert data from QuarkXPress to InDesign. Here is a video that shows how to convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC with InDesign plugin, Q2ID:

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

Markzware Q2ID can import QuarkXPress into InDesign, including fonts, colors, images, and more

So, how do you handle files (or legacy files) that need to be reused? How do you move content from QuarkXPress native files submitted by clients over to InDesign CC? Here are the steps that show how simple it is to convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC, by using an InDesign plugin that re-creates QuarkXPress files within Adobe InDesign, without the need to rebuild the layout, element by element:

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 InDesign document.

When a client brings in a QuarkXPress document for a rush job, data needs to be quickly extrapolated, in order to edit it within Adobe InDesign, before the deadline. Q2ID will quickly convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC, to have you quickly on your way.

Q2ID (Quark to InDesign) is an affordable InDesign CC plugin that enables users to open QuarkXPress (QXP) content within an Adobe InDesign (INDD) document, while preserving the elements and formatting, including page positiong, color models, fonts and styles, images, and more. Once installed, converting a document requires only a few clicks.

Q2ID Installation Screen

Markzware Q2ID for InDesign CC Installer Enter your info screen
Quickly install Markzware Q2ID, the Adobe CC plugin
to convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CC

Received client files in QuarkXPress, but need them in InDesign CC? Rather than take hours to rebuild, just take minutes and easily convert files with Q2ID to save the budget.

The Q2ID Bundle Subscription includes plugins for InDesign CC (Creative Cloud), as well as for InDesign CS6, InDesign CS5.5, and InDesign CS5 (Adobe Creative Suite), for Macintosh and Windows platforms. The subscription includes access to all of these plugins, plus free updates throughout the subscription term. You can purchase the Q2ID Bundle Subscription, loaded with InDesign plugins, via the Q2ID page. See more document conversion tools on the Markzware Products page.

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

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