Files with indd extension are associated with Adobe InDesign and used for its default InDesign document format. InDesign is used to create graphically rich documents, brochures and other more sophisticated texts. It was a part of Adobe Creative suite and currently of Adobe Creative Cloud.

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INDD file extension - Adobe InDesign document

What is indd file? How to open indd files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

indd file icon: indd filetype icon

File extension indd is used by Adobe InDesign, a professional desktop publishing program, developed by Adobe.

InDesign is used to create graphically rich documents, magazines, books, brochures, newspapers and other more sophisticated texts. It was a part of Adobe Creative suite.

Currently Adobe InDesign CC is available through Adobe Creative Cloud subscription service.

The .indd files are document with various page layout formatting and graphics elements and linked images, created with the and used by the application.

Older versions of Adobe InDesign used the ind file extension instead.

Adobe InCopy can also open InDesign indd files.

The default software associated to open indd file:

Adobe InDesign icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe InDesign  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

A popular software for designing, preflighting and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. In InDesign graphic designers can create posters, flyers, brochures, books etc.

InDesign also supports export to digital SWF Flash format and EPUB format. Adobe InDesign is the successor to Adobe PageMaker. Adobe InDesign is distributed independently or as a part of some Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud editions.

The latest version, Adobe InDesign CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud subscription service. The previous version was InDesign CS6.

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Convert Adobe Indesign, QuarkXpress, or Microsoft Publisher documents

Help how to open:

You can open and work with the *.indd document files in Adobe InDesign.

How to convert:

Adobe InDesign can save or export the *.indd files to other document format like .pdf for sending it by email or printing.

There is also set of plugins from Markzware that add support of Microsoft Publisher and QuarkXpress file formats. This basically offers the option to convert PUB and QXP files to INDD.

Find conversions from indd file:

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File identification strings:

HEX code: 06 06 ED F5 D8 1D 46 E5 BD 31 EF E7 FE 74 B7 1D 44

List of software applications associated to the .indd file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open indd file, edit indd file, convert indd file, view indd file, play indd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting indd files.

Software that open indd file - Adobe InDesign document

Programs supporting the exension indd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open indd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with indd file by default:
Adobe InDesign small icon Adobe InDesign
Other suggested software:
Adobe InCopy small icon Adobe InCopy

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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