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PDF2ID 2023

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PDF2ID - PDF to InDesign conversion plug-in

"PDF2ID and ID2Office help save our Creative Cloud customers countless hours and allows them to focus on what really matters, their creative work. They help automate workflows and enable collaboration by making conversions between PDF, InDesign and Office seamless"

Mike Zahorik, Senior Business Development Manager, InDesign & Illustrator, Adobe

PDF2ID – PDF to Adobe InDesign (.indd) Converter

PDF2ID is a 1-click solution that converts PDF, Adobe Illustrator1 and Windows XPS files into fully editable Adobe® InDesign® (INDD) files.

PDF2ID is the industry leading PDF to InDesign converter for Graphic Designers, Publishers, Printers and Creative Professionals providing the most accurate conversion.

PDF2ID can be used to recover lost InDesign files; convert FreeHand, Corel, Publisher and other types of files to InDesign; and reuse archived data saved as PDFs with a simple click.

PDF2ID Professional Suite bundles PDF2ID Professional version, DecksMoveIn a plug-in to import PowerPoint to InDesign and PDF2Assets an application to recover graphics and graphics assets from PDF files.

Open, Convert & Edit your PDF, Illustrator and Windows XPS files directly in Adobe InDesign 2017/2018/2019/2020/2021/2022/2023

We demonstrated PDF2ID 2023 supporting InDesign 2023 at Adobe MAX 2022.

Watch how much more effective and efficient PDF2ID 2023 has become when converting any PDF back to editable InDesign files with a single click.

Converting your PDF files back to InDesign (.indd) type is really easy.

1. Download and install PDF2ID into InDesign and Choose PDF2ID – convert PDF/XPS file command from Recosoft menu
2. Choose the PDF to Convert to InDesign (indd type). Click OK in the PDF2ID – Options window and its done.

Using PDF2ID you can edit PDF documents in InDesign.

Layers Magazine/April 2014/06/30
Rating: Rating: 4.5 stars Rating: Highly Recommended

PDF2ID imports and converts every page in your PDF, Illustrator or XPS file to an equivalent page to the resulting InDesign document.

PDF2ID re-creates the layout of the document by forming paragraphs; applying styles; regrouping graphic elements; extracting images; creating tables; recovering PDF annotations and other elements.

PDF2ID provides options for converting or extracting just the text, graphics or annotations in a PDF, Illustrator or XPS file also; or you can convert the entire document to InDesign format.
PDF2ID is a Adobe InDesign plug-in allowing anyone to recover and reuse the contents of PDF or XPS files resulting in huge cost savings in both time and expense.


PDF2ID Tutorials

How to Convert PDF to Adobe InDesign

  • Graphics Designers and Creative Professionals use PDF2ID1. To Convert a PDF file to Adobe InDesign  type, Install PDF2ID > Choose the PDF2ID – Convert PDF/XPS file command from the Recosoft menu in InDesign
  • You can even convert Illustrator to InDesign2. Select the PDF to Open (or Convert) in Adobe InDesign > Click OK
  • PDF2ID - 1 click PDF to InDesign Converter3. When the PDF2ID (PDF to InDesign) – Options window appears > Click OK to convert the PDF to Adobe InDesign format (you can also specify conversion options)
  • Use PDF2ID to Edit a PDF in InDesign4. The PDF is converted to the InDesign CC – 2023 file which you can now edit

1. Illustrator files need to be saved with the PDF compatibility option.

Note: Layout reconstruction varies depending on document and may not be 100% accurate. PDF2ID does not support user-defined dictionaries embedded in PDF files. Moreover, PDF2ID does not perform Optical Character Recognition/Analysis. Scanned pages of printouts stored in PDF documents are usually images. PDF2ID therefore treats such data as images. It also does not process PDF forms, graphics filters, 3D data in PDF files, JBIG2 images and certain graphics operations. Finally, PDF2ID doesn’t process externally linked files or embedded fonts. PDF2ID is a registered trademark or trademark of Recosoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Adobe and InDesign are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and other countries.