How to Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6 via Q2ID

How to convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6, using Markzware’s Adobe CS6 plugin, Q2ID:

Do you know how to get your QuarkXPress content into an Adobe InDesign CS6 file? Markzware brings you this article and video, to help show you how to do that.

Markzware has a proven background in the data conversion software business. Q2ID is an InDesign CS6 plugin by Markzware that can convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CS6.

You can learn to import QXP files into INDD Creative Suite 6 files yourself, using Q2ID. See how, in this demonstration video:

How to
Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6
via Q2ID


Markzware’s Q2ID moves your QuarkXPress content,
with layout details, into an InDesign CS6 document.

How to Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6 with Q2ID:

  1. Click “Markzware” in the InDesign Menu Bar. Select “Convert QuarkXPress® Document…” from the Q2ID menu.
  2. Select the QuarkXPress file to convert. Click Open. (A conversion progress bar appears. The QuarkXPress file appears 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.

Markzware’s Q2ID conversion tools have a simple interface. Easy-to-read windows offer selections and allow you to track real-time progress.

With Q2ID’s benefits, you can:
• migrate QuarkXPress data into an INDD document.
• eliminate time spent re-creating content in Adobe InDesign.
• reduce costs of rebuilding QXP legacy files, while preserving intellectual property.

InDesign CS6 users can adapt QuarkXPress content to the needs of the DTP workflow. Q2ID is the advanced file conversion solution for larger commercial print and similar businesses with InDesign jobs.

Q2ID Menu to Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6:
Markzware Q2ID for InDesign CS6 MenuQ2ID’s key features:
1. Convert QuarkXPress® Document… – Clicking on this menu item will bring up an Open File window asking you to locate the QuarkXPress file you would like to convert.
2. Help… – Clicking this will bring up a small window with a few options.
When you select the Help… menu item, a small window appears with:
• the version number of Q2ID you are running.
• link to the Q2ID online manual, which opens your default web browser and takes you to the online Q2ID manual.
• link to the Markzware Tech Support Request Form, which opens your default web browser and takes you to the Markzware Online Technical Support Form.
3. Conversion progress bar – helps you to track the file conversion process.

Tedious manual conversion of QuarkXPress files to InDesign is unnecessary. Let Q2ID do the work of converting the document for you!

Markzware‘s Q2ID can convert QuarkXPress items to InDesign, including:
• blends and colors
• images, layers, tables, and page positioning
• text attributes, runarounds, and linked text boxes
Markzware Q2ID LogoQ2ID can convert files on Mac and Windows, to make an accessible InDesign file for editing and publishing. This is especially handy and time-saving for huge, complex QXP documents.

Buy Q2ID
The Q2ID Bundle Subscription includes plugins for InDesign CC-CC 2015 (Creative Cloud), as well as for CS5-CS6 (Adobe Creative Suite), for Macintosh and Windows platforms. The subscription allows access to all of these plugins, plus free updates throughout the subscription term. You can buy the Q2ID Bundle Subscription, via the Q2ID page. See more document conversion tools on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6 via Q2ID

Title: How to Convert QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6 via Q2ID
Published on: October 29, 2015
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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