Opening INDD files

Did your computer fail to open an INDD file? We explain what INDD files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your INDD files.

What is an INDD file?

INDD is an acronym for In Design Document. Files that contain the .indd file extension are most commonly used by the Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software application.

The InDesign software is used for the professional layout of newspapers, magazines, books, brochures and other printed materials. Adobe created the INDD file format for its InDesign CS2 software application and was intended to be a competitor to Quark Express.

Adobe InDesign files contain advanced typography, graphics, page content, formatting information and other layout-related options that are required for desktop publishing projects.

Files that are created in the INDD file format can also be exported into the PDF file format.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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