.INDD File Extension

Adobe InDesign Document

General Information

Title INDD File Extension
Extension .indd
Full Form Adobe InDesign Document
File Type Layout File
Developer Adobe Systems
MIME Type application/x-indesign

File Function

Primary Function Desktop publishing
Additional Functions Print layout, Digital publishing
Features Multilayered, Page design

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Books Yes
Magazines Yes
Brochures Yes
E-books Yes
Interactive PDFs Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Embedded scripts
Best Practices Regular updates, Authorized sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release August 31, 1999
Latest Version As part of Adobe Creative Cloud (2023)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .idml, .inx, .pmd

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Adobe InDesign Subscription Windows, Mac
QuarkXPress (with plugin) Purchase Windows, Mac
Adobe InCopy Subscription Windows, Mac