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InDesign files are very useful formats when you need to create brochures, newsletters or any other special formats (flyers, adds and so on). This kind of files is usually used for business and office, and not everyone has an application or software which is able to manage this kind of files. Therefore, you will need to save InDesign as PDF file to make it able to open, read, edit or modify it in any way. Here is the tutorial of how to achieve this task.

How to Convert InDesign to PDF

If you want to convert your InDesign file into a PDF file format, you can use Adobe InDesign, which you can download a trial version on the Internet.

Step 1. Open InDesign File

Launch your application and browse for your InDesign file in the location where you have previously saved it. Click on it and open the file in Adobe InDesign.

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Step 2. Export InDesign to PDF

Click on the "File" tab and then click "Export". Now select "Adobe PDF" at the "Format" option and locate the folder where you want to place the PDF file. Click "Save" when you're ready.

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Step 3. Customize PDF Properties

An export PDF window will open and here you can choose the options that fit you best. After everything is done, click "Export" the start the conversion. In a few seconds, your InDesign file will be converted in PDF.

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Published: Dec 08,2017 10:28 am / Updated: Dec 08,2017 10:32 am

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