We all have hobbies like music, sports, painting, ventriloquist etc. Things we like to do, things we are talented with and are passionate to pursue. For some of us, it is writing whether it is motivational writing, being a critique for entertainment, fashion or sports. Writing for most people is either a profession or a talent, – let’s just say it is something that comes naturally to them and if they are good at it why not share it with the rest of the world.
If you are looking to share your writing with the rest of the world maybe as a freelancer for newspapers, magazines, brochures or even publish a book. Then, you must be familiar with indd files, Adobe InDesign, PDF etc. If you are not sure what exactly is indd file don’t be worried, it simply is a page layout with styles, formats that are useful in formatting and creating a newspaper, brochures, magazines, etc. And this is created with Adobe InDesign.
Now that you know an indd file is created with adobe InDesign, you might be wondering is it possible for me to view this file without InDesign. Well, don’t fret because the answer is ‘Yes’. It is possible to view without InDesign. How? Read further and find out…….
You can open an indd file with QuarkXPress, ADO view or even Adobe InCopy. The most popular one is QuarkXPress when you are not using the primary software. So, how do you view the indd file in this? Well, want to ease your curiosity then, continue reading.
Converting an indd File:
To be able to view an indd file, you will have to first convert it into PDF, JPG, HTML, ESP etc. as per your requirement. The most popular one out of these is PDF. To be able to do this, you simply have to go to the website, download either QuarkXPress, ADO, Lucidpress or any one of the online free converter. Sign in with your email ID and details. Download the file and click convert. You can convert into any format as per your preference. Now that you have chosen your preference, go ahead and click on ‘Convert’. Your indd file has now be converted into the format you preferred. Once, you have done this, it also gets easier to make changes and editing into the content easily.
Note: While trying to make changes like converting or editing and end up deleting the file accidentally. Then don’t panic, because there is a complete tutorial to retrieve indd files that are simple and only a few clicks away.