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.INDS File Extension

File TypeAdobe InDesign Snippet File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryPage Layout Files


This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is an INDS file?

Snippet created by InDesign, a professional page layout program; contains a subset of an InDesign document, such as a page item or a group of page items; stored in an XML format; used to export and reuse portions of a document.

More Information

Snippets can be created by selecting one or more objects in InDesign and then dragging them to the desktop. They may also be exported by selecting File → Export within InDesign.

NOTE: INDS files were used by older versions of InDesign. They have been replaced by .IDMS files.

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Programs that open INDS files
Adobe InDesign CC 2017
Adobe InCopy CC 2017
Adobe InDesign CC 2017
Adobe InCopy CC 2017
Updated 5/2/2014

About the file extension inds

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