.INDD File Extension

.INDD File Extension

File Type

Adobe InDesign Document

Developer Adobe Systems
3.5  |  172 Votes
Category Page Layout Files
Format N/A

What is an INDD file?

An INDD file is a page layout project created with Adobe InDesign, a professional designing application for print and digital media. It includes page formatting information, content, linked files, styles, and swatches. INDD files commonly store books, magazines, newspapers, flyers, brochures, and mobile and webpage mockups.

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Screenshot of a .indd file in Adobe InDesign 2021
INDD file open in Adobe InDesign 2021

The INDD document is the main file type associated with InDesign. When you save a page layout project, the INDD file is created by InDesign to store the project.

To create an INDD file with InDesign, select File → New → Document..., modify the document, then select File → Save As.... After saving an INDD file, you can close it, re-open it, and continue editing the document.

After you finish editing a document, you can export it to another format, such as .PDF, .EPUB, or .JPEG. To export an INDD file to another format, select File → Export....

How do I open an INDD file?

You can open INDD files with Adobe InDesign in Windows and macOS. To open it with InDesign, select File → Open... or double-click the file if it is associated with InDesign.

You can also open INDD files with Adobe's professional writing program, InCopy, and QuarkXpress using the ID2Q plugin.

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Updated September 16, 2021

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