PDF to InDesign Creative Cloud, PDF2Indesign, PDF-to-ID, Convert PDF to InDesign CC

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

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PDF2ID Professional Suite 2024
Includes DecksMoveIn – PowerPoint to InDesign plug-in (also convert Google Slides/Keynote/FIGMA/Canva using PowerPoint type)noYes
Includes PDF2Assets external application – For batch extracting and recovering artworks, images, graphics assets, and diagrams from PDF filesnoYes
Supported InDesign versions2021 – 2024CC 2019 – 2024
Batch convert PDF and XPS filesnoYes
up to 20 files at a time
Recovers interactive form fields such as buttons, lists, signatures and text fieldsnoYes
Recover PDF Accessibility TagsnoYes
Convert PDF files to editable InDesign filesYesYes
Convert Windows XPS files to editable InDesign filesnoYes
Converts variable page PDF or XPS files to variable page InDesign filesYes (PDF only)Yes
Converts URLs, Bookmarks, PDF Transitions to InDesign equivalentsnoYes
Converts gradients accurately to InDesign gradientsYesYes
Converts Complex vector graphics to high resolution imagenoYes
Converts Complex vector graphics to externally linked vector graphics filesnoYes
Converts clipping paths and transparency to InDesign clipping paths and transparency.YesYes
Forms words, lines, paragraphs and reduces Text framesYesYes
Recognizes and creates InDesign tables from PDF or XPS filesYes (PDF only)Yes
Automatically creates separate layers for Text, Tables and GraphicsnoYes
Converts images in PDF and XPS Files to TIFF or JPEG or PNG imagesYes (PDF only)Yes
Up-samples low resolution images to high-resolution imagesYesYes
Links text frames in a page.noYes
Links text frames across pagesnoYes
Recognizes Object wrapping, Text on a Path, Skewed Text, Rotated text, Angled text, Drop Caps, Superscript, Subscript and Drop Shadows, Paragraph Rules * and applies equivalent InDesign propertiesYesYes
Convert and Recover PDF or XPS file AnnotationsnoYes
Re-merges fragmented images into a single imageYesYes
Performs Postscript font matching and allows specifying substitute fontsYesYes
Typeface Library database that remembers all font substitutions madenoYes
Allows Dual machine Desktop/Laptop installation **YesYes
Conversion Presets to tailor your workflownoYes
Associates ICC profiles with imagesFor RGB imagesYes
InDesign is always protected as PDF2ID uses an external “PDF2ID Desktop Server” to convert the file to InDesign type.YesYes
Convert colors to RGB spaceYesYes
Convert colors to CMYK spacenoYes
Convert colors to Lab spacenoYes
Preserve PDF object colors in native spaceno
(All colors are mapped to RGB)
Convert images stored in PDF files to TIFF-CMYK imagesnoYes
Parallel Processing functionality to speed up PDF Conversions by 200-1500% on modern multi-processor/multi-core systemsnoYes
Includes Mac/Windows Platform ProtectionnoYes

* In PDF2ID 2024 only
** Refer to the included License Agreement for details