Files with inx file extension are XML based documents exported in Adobe InDesign. Interchange File Format for transfer of documents between InDesign programs.

There are 3 other file types using
the INX file extension!

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INX file extension - Adobe InDesign Interchange File Format

What is inx file? How to open inx files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The inx file extension is associated with the Adobe InDesign software, part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

The INX format is used for exporting purposes to offer compatibility with previous versions of InDesign.

The inx file contains data in XML format regarding a single indd file.

The default software associated to open inx 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.

Adobe InDesign for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe InDesign for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe InDesign is popular application used to design documents, such as flyers, posters, brochures, magazines, books etc.. Adobe InDesign also supports export to EPUB and SWF formats to create electronic publications for mobile platforms. InDesign is distributed as a stand-alone application, or as a part of Adobe Creative Suite.

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

Adobe Creative Cloud icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Creative Cloud  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Creative Cloud is latest member of Creative family. With this version Adobe moved from one-time fee to subscription based model, while no longer plans to offer one time purchase options like the users were used. There is either annual or monthly fee for using the whole bundle or just one program.

Help how to open:

Use Adobe InDesign, or Adobe InDesign for Mac to open *.inx files.

How to convert:

Interchange formats can typically be exported and imported between various programs and further converted if needed.

Find conversions from inx file:

inx to eps

inx to idml

inx to jpg

Find converter to inx file type:

eps to inx

idd to inx

idml to inx

indd to inx

indt to inx

List of software applications associated to the .inx 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 inx file, edit inx file, convert inx file, view inx file, play inx 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 inx files.

Software that import inx file - Adobe InDesign Interchange File Format

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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